- Windows 8.1 OS
- Quad Core Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 5MP Rear Camera
- 2MP Front Camera
- 32GB Internal Memory
Asus Transformer Book T200: Incremental Promises have been kept
The generous streak continues as Asus brings forth a full gamut in the Transformer Book T200 which is certainly a sizeable increment over the lingering T100. This newest gadget has been quite a decent option for the professionals who are looking to include a tablet like hybrid into the mix. Be it the steady set of performances or the entertainment options in the go, the T200 is certainly one of the better gadgets to have been launched in the recent times.
Pros: The overall clock speed is certainly sizeable at 1.46GHz whereas the internal storage space at 32GB is more of a breezy inclusion. The RAM allotment is also quite a thing to look out for whereas the display feels great even if it is not full HD. The build quality is kind of good whereas the keyboard dock is more of a prized inclusion.
Cons: The T200 is certainly one of the heavier options with a sizeable feel. The lack of HD screen is certainly a letdown whereas the screen size could have been a bit better.
Here is a detailed review of the elusive T200 which offers a lot in terms of usability and functionality while keeping a track of the high-end potentialities in store.
It all starts with the tablet portion which comes in with the built-in speakers besides the camera modules and the volume rocker keys. The thickness level for the tablet is 11.95mm whereas the dock measures a sizeable 26mm. The glossy surface at the rear has been done away with whereas the textured layering comes to the play which offers a better grip. The matte based feel isn’t a fingerprint magnet and this clearly justifies that Asus has put in quite a lot on intuitiveness in setting up the design cues rather perfectly.
The reviewed model involves the IPS panel and the LCD screen which is Touch Sensitive. The offered resolution is something which comes in as quite a generous allocation at 1366x768 pixels whereas the viewing angles are decently carved out. The color combinations feel kind of punchy and even without a sizeable pixel density, the gadget feels great to look at. Image quality isn’t anything remarkable but certainly lives up to the expectations as for the larger screen size which is even bettered by the advent of the bigger screen size. The screen size at 11.6 inches certainly falls into the resourceful category which then pitches in all the popularity concerning the gadget ad the viewing prowess.
Here is the T200 which involves the newest breed of the Intel Atom Z3775 processor for stacking in horsepower into the gadget. The usual clocks speed comes in at 1.46GHz which is actually dedicated to the chipset whereas if added with the RAM. This is added with the Intel HD graphics which ascertains quite a sizeable layout and offers a lot in terms of gaming and multitasking performances.
This is quite a remarkable segment which showcases the true potential of this gadget. The RAM allotment which works besides the processor is set at a limiting 2GB which could have been hiked a tad bit whereas the LPDDR3 make is certainly a pacey one to bank upon. The 64GB eMMC storage space as manufactured by Hynix is certainly something to look forward to whereas the 500GB of the hard disk drive utility is more of a saving grace. The eMMC support however varies depending upon the model and the support system ranges from 32GB to the 64GB options in store. The 500GB drive is to be embedded at the dock for making the gadget highly functional.
This gadget involves two camera modules with the primary one being set at a 5MP whereas the front facing option comes in as the 2MP unit. Both exhibit below par performances but still can click out usable selfies and pictures whenever needed.
The Li-Po battery is certainly a sizeable one with a capacity of 38Wh which is quite capable of lasting 11 hours on multimedia and embedded within the tablet.
The latest version in Windows 8.1 is included which has a 32 bit architecture to bank upon and incorporates a lot of exclusive applications to look at and even use.
While the T100 was certainly functional, Asus betters the options with the elusive T200 which certainly feels high-end and involves several bankable features besides the extremely competent processor.
Asus Transformer Book T200 Rivals:
iBall Slide WQ149
HP Omni 10
Dell Venue 8 Pro
Acer Iconia W4