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ASUS Announces Transformer AiO PC with Detachable Tablet and More at CES

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ASUS today announced the Transformer AiO at CES 2013, the world's first all-in-one PC with Windows 8 and a detachable 18.4-inch display that doubles as a standalone Android tablet. ASUS also announced the Qube with Google TV media streamer that brings a wealth of online entertainment content to HDTVs, the PA249Q ProArt and VG248QE Fast Gaming monitors, and the WL-330NUL Pocket Router - the world's smallest router that gives easy wireless connectivity to travelers.

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Good to see they made some proper fixes from the PA246Q.
 

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Great way to scratch that bezel of the LCD.


 
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The ASUS Transformer AiO has been around for a long time now. I always thought it was just a concept design never intended for production but I guess the Q1 2013 release says otherwise.

For what its worth I always thought the front was edge to edge gorilla glass so I wouldn’t expect any damage from removing and reinstalling the tablet from its base.

Some more pix of the ASUS Transformer AiO beast and video for those interested can be found here (originally posted Jun 4th, 2012 a whopping 7 months ago):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/04/asus-transformer-aio/

I’m sure Microsoft would prefer that the ASUS Transformer AiO would run Windows 8 Pro on the PC portion and Windows RT on the ARM tablet. Now that I think about it that would give a little more of a consistent feel to the device but I like the overall design and innovative nature of the product,…….probably wouldn’t buy one but you know what I mean,…..
 
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I'm sorry, but why is the market going to oversized tablets?

Does anyone want a 15" tablet that weighs 3 pounds and has a battery life of 6 hours?

18" tablet with a dock? Even I'm scratching my head.
 
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It's a cool concept, but I think that stand would just look funny sitting on a desk with out the screen. I don't mind the bigness.
 
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I wonder if it will sell decently. I read somewhere else that the price tag will be roughly $1300 starting price