ASUS debuts two new convertible notebooks
At the on-going CES 2016 ASUS has unveiled two new convertible notebooks called VivoBook Flip TP301 and VivoBook Flip TP501. The new computers come with the latest Intel Skylake processors and feature USB Type-C ports, optional NVIDIA graphics cards and Windows 10. The VivoBook Flip TP301 is the smaller of the two with its 13.3-inch display, while the VivoBook Flip TP501 comes with a larger 15.6-inch screen.
The main feature of the two notebooks is that the display can be rotated by 360 degrees, which means users can use them as tablets. The VivoBook Flip TP301 comes packed with options – the notebook can be had with Intel Core i3-6100U, Core i5-6200U or Core i7-6500U processors, the aforementioned 13.3-inch display, which can work at 1366 x 768 pixels or at 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD), NVIDIA GeForce 920M or Intel HD Graphics 520, 4 GB or 8 GB of DDR3L memory at 1600 MHz, 500 GB of HDD storage or 500 GB of SSHD storage with 8 GB of SSD space or 128/256/512 GB SSD space, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, a single USB 3.1 Type-C port, USB 2.0, HDMI, a card reader and a 55 Wh battery. The notebook measures 322.7 x 227.1 x 19.9 mm and weighs 1.5 kilograms.
The VivoBook Flip TP501 offers the same Intel Core i3-6100U, Core i5-6200U or Core i7-6500U, the already mentioned 15.6-inch display with IPS technology running at 1366 x 768 pixels or Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), GeForce GT 940M graphics, 4 GB or 8 GB of DDR3L memory at 1600 MHz, 500/1000 GB of HDD space or a 128 GB SSD, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, a single USB 3.1 Type-C port, one USB 2.0 port, HDMI, a SD card reader and a 65 Wh battery. The device measures 377.7 x 253 x 22.5 mm and weighs 2.2 kilograms.
The pricing and availability of the two new ASUS notebooks still have to be unveiled.