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Published on January 7th, 2014 | by Admin

ASUS CES 2014 News Alert

At an exclusive event at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih unveiled several new ground-breaking products to media and key partners.

The first of these ground-breaking innovations is ZenFone, a range of 4 to 6-inch smartphones that embodies the ASUS
commitment to creating incredible experiences that transform expectations.

Mr. Shih revealed other innovative products, including Transformer Book Duet (TD 300), the world’s first quad-mode dual-operating-system (OS) laptop and tablet in one, and PadFone mini, a 4-inch smartphone that transforms effortlessly into a 7-inch tablet. ZenUI, an ASUS-exclusive user interface, also makes its debut in the PadFone mini and ZenFone.

Restating the ASUS brand promise, Mr Shih said: “ASUS is passionate about technology and driven by innovation. We dream, we dare and we strive to create an effortless and joyful digital life for everyone. We’re always in search of incredible ideas and experiences — and we aspire to deliver the incredible in everything we do.”

Invited to take the stage by Mr. Shih, Intel President Renee James said: “We are thrilled to help Asus unveil its newest
array of Intel-powered 2-in-1 with dual OS and mobile device designs. Our collaboration dates back to motherboards and has evolved to span PCs, 2-in-1 devices, tablets, phablets and more. The new Transformer Book Duet, PadFone mini and the ZenFone series further extend our history of bringing exciting computing experiences to market.”


  • Brand-new      smartphone series that offers a choice of screen sizes from 4 to 6 inches
  • IPS      displays
  • Powerful      Intel® Atom™ processors with Quad-Thread Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Wide-aperture      f/2.0 PixelMaster main cameras up to a brilliant 13-megapixel
  • ZenUI,      a sublime new user interface.
  • Available      in a range of striking colours

Transformer Book Duet

  • Dual-OS      – Windows 8.1 Standard / Android 4.1
  • 13.3-inch      Full HD IPS multi-touch display
  • Up      to Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • 4GB      DDR3L 1600 RAM
  • Up      to 128GB iSSD
  • Up      to 1TB HDD
  • 802.11ac      Wi-Fi; Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR
  • Tablet      ports: Micro SD card, Headphone jack, DC jack
  • Keyboard      dock ports: 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 10/100Mbit/s LAN, HDMI 1.4, audio combo      jack, DC jack

VivoTab Note 8

  • 8-inch      HD tablet with Windows 8.1
  • (1280      x 800) IPS display
  • Intel      Atom Z3740 processor
  • Integrated      Professional Wacom Digitizer Stylus
  • 2GB      memory
  • 5MP      rear camera and HD front-facing camera
  • Up      to 64GB internal storage, up to 64GB microSD card slot and bundled      unlimited ASUS WebStorage (1 year)
  • 15.5Whr      battery
  • 220.9      x 133.8 x 10.95mm
  • 380g

PadFone Mini

  • 4-inch      smartphone that transforms into at 7-inch tablet
  • 1280      x 800-pixel display — even better than HD.
  • Powered      by an Intel® Atom™ Z2560 processor
  • 8GB      of internal storage with micro SD card slot
  • Exclusive      DynamicDisplay technology to resize apps for the different display sizes
  • 8-megapixel      (8MP) main camera and 2MP front-facing
  • Five      color choices
  • New      ZenUI user interface

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