Confirmed : Asus Transformer AiO, Which Runs Android 4.1 And Windows 8, Will Launch In Q2 For $1,299
The Asus Transformer AiO is an all-in-one that is really more-than-one.
Asus lays claim to the world’s first device that runs Windows 8 and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, depending on your need at that point in time. The Asus Transformer AiO (All in One) would make for an interesting addition into any home or office, and it does its name justice too, as the Asus Transformer AiO can switch from Windows 8 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a simple button click.
The design of the transfer AIO PC is such that when being used in the desktop mode, it runs on Windows 8 while if you decide to use it as a tablet, it will give you all the goodness of Android 4.1 Jelly bean.
The Asus Transformer AIO hybrid PC comes with a 18.4-inch IPS display that has a resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels and also supports a 10-point multi-touch.
When being used in the desktop mode, the device gets powered by Intel Core processors (ranging from i3 to i7) while in the tablet mode, it is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. How? Well, just via the press of a button! When the screen is docked in to it’s holder it runs on Windows 8 being powered by Intel Core processors and discrete Nvidia graphics whereas by just pressing a button located on the side, it can start running on Android powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 processor.
To ensure easy portability of the device, Asus has added an integrated handle on the device so that it can be carried easily when being used as a tablet. As far as storage is concerned, you’ll get 1TB of storage space while running windows 8 while just 16GB of storage space on Android.
It has now been confirmed that the Asus Transformer AIO PC would go on sale in Q2 (about April) 2013 for a price of $1,299 for the Core i3 variant, while the Core i5 and i7 variants would follow soon but their pricing hasn’t been revealed yet.