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Asus Taichi with Windows 8



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Are you confused when you want to buy a notebook or a tablet? What if tablets and notebooks can be combined in one package? That's the idea behind Asus Taichi, the "hybrid" that can function as a notebook or tablet. Asus Taichi, a mix between a laptop and a tablet PC with Windows 8 OS. We already know Windows 8; Microsoft's latest operating system has been launched in October 2012. Asus is a well-known brand from Taiwan.
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The concept of combined notebook and tablet previously been introduced via devices such as Asus Padfone and Intel Cove Point. However, the Taichi, Asus took practical steps to install a second screen just behind the main screen on this notebook. As a result, users simply close the notebook when trying to enable devices that use operating systems such as Windows 8 tablet.

The second screen / external, Taichi have the features touchscreen and stylus input, and can be set up as a mirror of the main display or work independently. Users can run different applications with an external display belongs Taichi. Taichi is available in two screen sizes, the 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch. Both use a type of display Super IPS panel with 1920x1080 resolutions.
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A second touch screen located on the back of the main screen. When you close the "tablet", Taichi works like a Windows 8 tablet, complete with physical buttons (volume, lock the screen orientation) around the external display. When opened, Taichi turned into a notebook computer that has a full-size chiclet keyboard and track pad.

     Powerful Combination Specification:

* OS System : Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
* CPU : Intel® Core™ i7-3517U / Intel® Core™ i5-3317U
* Memory : DDR3 1600MHz 4GB (on board)
* Storage : SATA III SSD 128GB / 256GB
* Display : Tablet: 11.6″ 16:9 with 10 fingers Touch FHD (1920 x 1080) and NB: 11.6″ 16:9 FHD (1920 x 1080)
* Graphic : Intel® HD Graphics 4000
* Camera :  5MP with Auto Focus 1080P Camera and NB: HD 720p Camera
* Connectivity : 802.11 a/b/g/n with Intel WIDI support, External cable supports10/100 Mbps Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0
* Interface : 1 x Mini VGA port, 2 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x Micro HDMI 1.4 (1080p support),
* 1 x Audio jack combo, 1 x Volume up/down, 1 x DC Jack, 1 x Screen switch
* Battery : 35Whr (Up to 5 hours)
* Dimension / Weight : 30.66 x 19.93 x 1.74 cm / 1.25kg
* At launch Asus will only offer the Taichi with an 11.6 inch display. But a 13.3 inch version is also in the works. Prices for the 11.6 inch model start at $1299. That gets you a model with a Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage.
* A model with a 128GB SSD and the same CPU runs $1499, while a top-of-the-line $1599 model features a Core i7 processor and 256GB SSD.

 
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Asus  Taichi  as "Combined notebook and tablet thin and light as Zenbook". Zenbook Ultrabook is an advanced product from Asus. Are you also fascinated with this unique product? 

Perhaps you would consider a tablet that is also produced by the HP Envy X2, Samsung Ativ Smart PC, Microsoft Surface, Lenovo Ideapad Yoga, Dell XPS 12 Duo, Acer Iconia W510 and other famous brands? All of these products will also use Windows 8. 

Tablet PC with Windows 8 operating system is forecast to be the strongest competitor to the iPad from Apple. As we know Apple is fighting with Samsung and other brands in various courts in some countries.

By the way, I hope Windows 8, Microsoft's latest operating more stable than its predecessor. Of course you remember Windows users disappointed with Windows Vista. Hopefully this bitter story does not happen again.

  

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