In the myriad of eight announcements from ASUS in the space of 45 minutes at their press conference, one of the new products is the Transformer Book T300 Chi.  

The design is completely fanless, with LTE support and a 2560x1440 IPS display in a 12.5-inch panel.  At this current point in time ASUS is only stating Intel next generation CPUs and low power Core micro-architecture, which like the Transformer Book V might but the T300 Chi in the Broadwell timeframe.

ASUS is stating a 7.3mm thickness, although it was not confirmed if this was including the keyboard dock or not.  Given that depth, we might suggest that the CPU selection is in the lower half of what Intel offers/will offer, but as long as it can drive interactive content on both of the screens, all that matters is the price.  I expect we will see more of the T300 Chi around CES time.

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  • Muyoso - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    This thing does not have dual displays. The tablet portion is 7.3mm, it simply wouldnt be possible to have dual displays at that thickness. And seriously did the author just ask if the 7.3mm includes the keyboard dock or not . . . . . . . .?
  • hughlle - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    Or that the cpu is in the keyboard, in essence making it absolutely worthless as a tablet. would be a pretty damned stupid move to make.
  • Ian Cutress - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    'Lower half', implying the product stack, not the device.
  • hughlle - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    I've just seen the re-wording in the article. Makes a lot more sense now.
  • Doroga - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    I don't see any ports on Keyboard part at all.
    CPU should be in Display.

    This also tells how thin and light rumored Retina Air macbook could be if Apple goes for low power Y processors.
  • DrMarkT - Monday, June 2, 2014 - link

    Interesting competitive response to the Surface Pro 3. However, with no mention of an active digitizer to support pen input, I would be much less interested in such a device. Windows tablets are much more aligned to productivity needs, and without a pen stylus, the device would be much less complete. While some users do not necessarily seek a device with pen input, once experienced, it becomes more obvious how it significantly adds value to the device. Asus tries to compete on price quite often, so it would not be surprising if they left this out of the design to keep costs down. Hopefully not, but I think they would have mentioned it if it was included. I would not purchase any hybrid without an active digitizer for pen input.
  • ttigner - Saturday, June 7, 2014 - link

    Completely agree.

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