TP300L and N542L Windows 8.1 laptops outed in FCC filing
Ever since the release of Windows 8 in late 2008, we’ve seen a number of notebooks capable of transforming into tablets and back at the drop of a hat. Taiwanese PC vendor Asustek, which has to its credit such ambitious devices as the dual-screen Taichi 21 and the three-in-one Transformer Book Trio, is
getting ready to introduce two Lenovo Yoga-like laptops with 360º-adjustable touch screen panels.
Outed by documents Asus filed with the FCC last month, the Vivobook
both sport high-definition touch screens that can be rotated all the way back to a point where both the screen and the keyboard are facing exactly opposite directions. While the former is a 13-incher, the latter has a 15-inch display.
Here’s what the two nearly identical user manuals filed with the FCC have to say on the subject:
“Your Notebook PC’s touch screen panel can be adjusted all the way into a 360º angle. This feature allows you to quickly turn your device from a Notebook PC into a touch-enabled tablet PC.”
“This high-definition touch screen panel provides excellent viewing features for photos, videos, and other multimedia files on your Notebook PC. It also allows you to operate it using touch
, which discovered the FCC filings, expects the company to make the two convertibles official at the upcoming Computex 2014 trade event (June 3-7). We will update you when more details are available.
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TP300L in tablet mode