ASUS today announced the X102BA, a compact and lightweight ultraportable laptop with a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 display with 10-point multi-touch for responsive fingertip control with Windows 8. The X102BA also features the latest AMD A Series APU and comes bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 for high-performance productivity, straight from the box.
The ASUS X102BA features cutting-edge multi-touch technology that surpasses the standards set by Microsoft for Windows 8. With a multi-touch digitizer that recognizes a contact point with a mere 5mm diameter, rather than the Microsoft recommendation of 9mm, the XB102BA offers much more sensitive touch input for precise applications, such as drawing and painting. The X102BA also features a large multi-touch touchpad with gesture support and a keyboard with keys perfectly calibrated for comfortable typing.
Geared for work and play
The ASUS X102BA is powered by an AMD A4-1200 1GHz dual-core APU with Radeon HD 8180 graphics that balances multi-tasking performance with energy efficiency. ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology with ‘Instant on’ provides users with a smartphone-like experience, thanks to a two-second resume from sleep time, over two weeks a standby time and automatic data backup in sleep mode when the battery level drops below 5%.
ASUS SonicMaster audio technology gives true-to-life sound, while ASUS Splendid display technology with four image presets ensures bright, vibrant color. The X102BA also features USB 3.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. The X102BA is bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 with full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.
|AMD A4-1200 (1GHz)|
|AMD Radeon HD 8180|
|10.1-inch (1366 x 768) LED-backlit with 10-point multi-touch|
|Front 720p HD|
|2GB/4GB DDR3320GB/500GB HDD|
|802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0|
|SD card slot|
|Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster audio technologyMicrophone|
|33Wh lithium-polymer with up to 5 hours battery life2|
|White / Black / Hot Pink / Ocean Blue|
|266 x 185 x 23.3~29 mm|
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ASUS X102BA will be coming to the UK in November. Further pricing, specification and availability will be announced in very soon.