ASUS unveils new Windows-based hybrid devices, gaming laptop

Asus Philippines recently launched three notebooks, namely the Transformer Book T300Chi, Transformer Book T300FA, and the Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series G551.

A recipient of 2015 CES Innovation Award, the T300Chi is a compact 12.5-inch model distinguished by its razor-thin profiles and quiet performance, made possible by the fanless design. It only measures just 1.65cm when docked, which is even thinner than an Apple MacBook Air. The Chi has an all-aluminum unibody design, and its edges are enhanced with diamond-cut chamfering.

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi

Chi’s instant, seamless transformation between tablet and laptop is made possible by a magnetic hinge mechanism, which uses neodymium — the world’s most powerful magnetic material — to ensure secure, reliable and fuss-free docking. The keyboard is connected via Bluetooth, with a working range of up to 20m.

The Transformer Book Chi Series uses in-plane switching (IPS) displays enhanced with ASUS TruVivid technology, and features up to FHD (1920×1080) resolution.

Chi’s displays also have an sRGB color gamut — 20% wider than the gamut of standard displays — that gives richer, more vivid and more accurate color reproduction. Colors are enhanced even more with ASUS Splendid technology, which optimizes display settings for a variety of different usage modes.

ASUS SonicMaster audio technology gives Transformer Book Chi Series the edge over the competition when it comes to sound quality. The superior engineering and cleverly-designed software delivers immersive sound that is rich, powerful and distortion-free, with clear vocals and a full-range frequency response.

The Chi is powered by the new Intel Core M processor that has been designed to be power-efficient. As for storage, the Chi has an ultra-fast, responsive all-solid-state storage that’s up to nine times faster than traditional hard disks.

The Transformer Book Chi also features USB 3.0 connectivity — via a Type B USB port — for data transfers that are up to ten times faster than USB .

The T300Chi is available in two models: 5Y71 retails for Php46,995 while the 5Y710 costs Php39,995.

Transformer Book T300FA with new Core M Processor

The Transformer Book T300FA is a 12.5-inch hybrid equipped with Intel’s new Core M (5Y10) processor and 4GB of RAM.

The Transformer Book T300FA needs no fans to keep cool because of the Intel Core M’s fanless design. With USB 3.0, you can save a lot of time in transferring your files. The new transformer book now has 64GB of ISSD storage in which the Windows 8.1 is installed so you can experience faster processing speed with no hang-ups or lags, in addition to the dock is  500GB HDD where you can store your other files.

ASUS Transformer Book T300FA

ASUS Transformer Book T300FA

Detach the unit via magnetic type hinge with Bluetooth connection during presentations and safely put it back without any worries.

All ASUS device is equipped with SonicMaster stereo speakers, great for watching movies and listening to your favorite music.

ASUS Transformer Book T300FA is available w/ SRP of P32, 995.00 available nationwide at ASUS Authorized re-sellers.

Enthusiast-grade gaming performance

The Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series G551 represent a performance leap over its predecessor, with Intel Core i7 processors and enthusiast-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics.

The G Series comes in 15- inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) display. The IPS panel have wide 178-degree viewing angles, so color shift is minimized even when viewed from extreme positions in both the horizontal and vertical planes. Trinity Display technology enables users to hook their G Series up to three other external displays via HDMI 1.4 or Mini DisplayPort 1 — ideal for multi-monitor gaming and multitasking.

Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series G551

Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series G551

SonicMaster Premium provides rich, crystal-clear high-fidelity audio while ROG AudioWizard features five easy-to-use preset modes with settings tailored to suit different game genres. And since most LAN gamers utilize headsets, G Series laptops incorporate a powerful headphone amplifier that has been fine-tuned by audio specialists in the ASUS Golden Ear team for an even more immersive experience.

Aesthetically, the G Series exudes ROG DNA, sporting a premium matte-black brushed-aluminum finish, red diamond-cut edges and an illuminated ROG logo on the lid. In keeping with the ROG theme, the G Series has a seamless one-piece chiclet keyboard and specially-marked WASD keys for easy navigation and gameplay. The backlit keys glow red to make it easy for gamers to read keys in dim environments, and further adds to the ROG mystique.

To cope with the amazing power, G Series features an advanced cooling system that efficiently removes heat with minimal fan noise.

The ASUS ROG G551 has a suggested retail price of Php69,995 and is is now available in all ASUS Authorized Re-Sellers nationwide.

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