CES 2014: ASUS unveils dual-OS Transformer Book Duet TD300

ASUS Transformer Book Duet TD300

Following in the footsteps of the Transformer Pad convertible laptop and the Transformer Book Trio, ASUS today unveiled Transformer Book Duet TD300, a convertible laptop-tablet hybrid that runs both Google Android and Microsoft Windows. ASUS bills it as “the world’s first quad-mode, dual-OS laptop and tablet convertible” as it can function as an Android laptop, a Windows laptop, an Android tablet or a Windows tablet.

Switching between Android and Windows is done by pushing a single push of the Instant Switch button or a virtual key on the tablet. ASUS indicates that the switch will takes place in about 4 seconds.

ASUS Transformer Book Duet TD300ASUS Transformer Book Duet TD300 specifications:

  • Processor: Up to Intel Core i7
  • Operating system: Dual OS – Windows 8.1 and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Other connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR
  • Display: 13.3-inch Full HD (1920×1080) multitouch IPS
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3L
  • Internal storage: Up to 128GB with up to 1TB hard drive in base
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 64GB
  • Tablet ports: audio jack
  • Keyboard dock ports: 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 10/100Mbit/s LAN, HDMI 1.4, audio jack
  • Dimensions – Tablet: 342.7 × 216.3 × 12.9 millimeters
  • Dimensions – Dock: 340.9 × 217.6 × 16 millimeters
  • Weight: 1.9 kilograms
  • Other: ASUS SonicMaster technology with two speakers


ASUS Transformer Book Duet TD300

The ASUS Transformer Book Duet will sell for as low as US$599 in its lowest configuration. A specific launch date has yet to be provided.