Asustek’s innovative laptop-tablet hybrid called Taichi is now on sale in the U.S. starting at $1,299.
The hybrid device, called the Taichi, looks at first glance like standard thin-and-light laptop,closing the laptop activates another 11.6-inch touchscreenon the back of the panel, turning the hybrid device into a tablet.
The Taichi 21 DH51, with an Intel Core i5 processor and 128GB solid-state drive storage costs $1,299 on Amazon.com, B&H, Newegg and TigerDirect.And Taichi 21 DH71 with a Core i7 processor and 256GB SSDstorage can be ordered for $1,299 from Amazon.com for$1,599 from TigerDirect. and Newegg.
The hybrid models will offer up to five hours of battery on a 6-cell battery. Also included in Taichi are 4GB of memory, Intel graphics, Wi-Fi , Bluetooth.The Taichi has a 5-megapixel webcam and micro-HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports.
The Tablets are expected to ship after 26 OCT.