Asus is launching a new line of Windows laptops that become tablets when you flip the screen back 360 degrees. We kind of knew this was coming, but Asus is starting to show off its new Transformer Book Flip line of products at Computex in Taiwan this week.
They’re convertible laptops with 13 to 15 inch displays, Intel processors, NVIDIA graphics, and they’re expected to hit the streets in June.
The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300 is a model with a 13.3 inch display while the Transformer Book TP500 and TP550 have 15.6 inch screens.
Engadget Chinese reports the TP500 has a metal body and NVIDIA GT840 graphics and a full HD display. It weighs about 5 pounds.
The TP550 seems to be a cheaper model. It has a plastic case, NVIDIA GT820M graphics, and an HD display panel (as opposed to full HD). It’s also heavier, at about 5.7 pounds. But this model has a CD drive, unlike the TP500.
If you’re looking for something a bit more portable, the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300 has a 13.3 inch IPS display and it’ll be available with HD or full HD options. This model weighs about 3.9 pounds, has NVIDIA GT820M graphics, and has the same metal case as the TP500.
All three models will be available with Intel Core i3 through Core i7 chips. According to Mobile Geeks, the systems will be available with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 1TB of hard drive storage. There may also be a 14 inch model.