ASUS unveils 'R558UQ' notebook with i7 models, i5 models in India

ASUS unveils 'R558UQ' notebook with i7 models, i5 models in India

New Delhi [India], Jan 10 : Taiwanese multinational ASUS on Tuesday announced the launch of its R558UQ notebook in two models, the i7 models and i5 models priced at Rs. 59,990 Rs. 48,990 respectively.

Available across all leading online and offline retail outlets from January 09, 2017, the R558UQ has updated its mainstream line up by adding latest features and performance updates.

Both i7 and i5 models showcase the next gen USB type C connectivity and advanced graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX (N16S-GTR) with a performance, almost two times if compared with its competitors.

Available in glossy dark brown IMR, i7 comes with SATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5' HDD storage, VGA web camera (Fixed type), a chiclet keyboard coupled with ASUS Smart Gesture and ASUS Splendid software.

Asus' ZenFone to hit Indian market next month

Asus-ZenFoneNew Delhi: Taiwanese tech major Asus is set to expand presence in the country with introduction of its range of 'ZenFone' smartphones next month, which will take head on devices from the stables of Samsung, Microsoft Devices and Motorola as well as domestic firms like Micromax.

Asus, known globally for its mother boards, will launch its ZenFone range of smartphones in India next month in the mid and premium range, sources said.

The firm had unveiled various ZenFone models with screen size ranging from 4 inches onwards at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and Computex in Taiwan earlier this year.

Asus launches Fonepad 7 at Rs.12,999

Fonepad-7New Delhi, April 15 : Consumer notebook company ASUS Tuesday launched a new variant of its dual SIM Fonepad 7 combination of mobile phone and tablet priced at Rs. 12,999.

"With our Fonepad series we expect to gain significant share of the market. Our target is to reach around 10 percent of the tablet market in India this year," Peter Chang, regional head - South Asia and country manager - system business group - ASUS India told IANS.

The company's share in the market currently stands at between three and five percent.

Asus boosts sales following tie up with Google

Asus boosts sales following tie up with GoogleTaiwanese technology giant, Asus has been able to boost sales and following its partnership with internet giant, Google in the previous year.

Asus started partnering with Google with the launch of first-generation Nexus 7 and has been benefitting from the increased sales in the global market. Strong sales of Nexus 7 allowed the company to record higher tablet sales than Amazon. com, making it the third largest player behind Apple and Samsung.

Asus announces availability of its 13.3-inch Taichi 31 ultrabook ultrabook.jpg" alt="Asus announces availability of its 13.3-inch Taichi 31 ultrabook" title="Asus announces availability of its 13.3-inch Taichi 31 ultrabook" width="205" height="145" align="left" />Asus recently announced the availability of its 13.3-inch Taichi 31 ultrabook which runs Windows 8 as well as Windows 8 Pro; and unfolds a new design form factor for the Windows 8 ultrabooks.

The specifications of the Asus Taichi 31 - the pricing of which still remains undisclosed; though speculated to be around $1,300 - were announced by the company's CEO in a recent press release, in which it was also mentioned that the shipments of the ultrabook in the US will commence immediately after the press release.

Asus unveils Windows 8-based 10.1-inch VivoTab tablet

Asus unveils Windows 8-based 10.1-inch VivoTab tablet In a recent announcement, Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has unveiled its new 10.1-inch tablet - dubbed the VivoTab - which runs Microsoft's latest Windows 8 operating system.

According to Asus, the £399-priced VivoTab is scheduled to hit the stores on January 31; and will be boast the full-blown desktop version of the Windows 8 OS - like Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet - rather than the reduced Windows
8 RT version that comes aboard the Surface, the Samsung Ativ Tab and other competing tablets.

Asus announces $149 MeMO Pad 7-inch multi-touch tablet

Asus announces $149 MeMO Pad 7-inch multi-touch tabletClose on the heels of the conclusion of the CES 2013, Asus - which unveiled the striking Transformer All-in-One PC and a number of other top-shelf devices at the CES event - has quietly announced its new 7-inch multi-touch tablet, the MeMo Pad.

The Android-based MeMO Pad tablet announced by Asus - the company which engineered Google's flagship Nexus 7 tablet - appears to be quite a fetching tablet, both in terms of specifications and its `budget' price tag --- $149.

Google's Nexus 7 tablet enters Indian market

Google's Nexus 7 tablet enters Indian marketThe new Nexus 7 tablet, which is made by Google and Asus jointly, is making its debut in the highly competitive Indian tablet market.

The tablet will go on sale from November 8, 2012 in the country. Alex Huang, managing director of system business group at ASUS India announced the availability of the tablet in the Indian market from this Thursday. Nexus 7 has a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and it runs on Android 4.1 - also called Jelly Bean.

Asus launches PadFone in India

AsusElectronics giant, Asus has announced the launch of its new PadFone device powered by Google’s Android platform, in the Indian market.

The Asus PadFone runs on Android 4.0 ICS and is powered by a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5GHz. The device comes with a unique dockable PadFone Station that converts the device into a 10.1-inch tablet computer.

The PadFone has a a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 960x540 pixels. The company is offering 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera for video calling service in the device. As for connectivity, the device comes with 3G, GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

Top Trends at IFA in Berlin: Hybrid tablets, 4K TVs

Top Trends at IFA in Berlin: Hybrid tablets, 4K TVsThe 2012 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin this year witnessed several vendors unveiling as well as demonstrating a wide array of devices; with the top trends at the show being hybrid tablets and ultra-high resolution 4K TVs.

Ruling the roost all over the place at the IFA 2012 were hybrid or convertible Windows 8-based tablets which can also serve as laptops. Apparently, the horde of hybrid tablets at display was an indication that PC vendors are presently of the opinion that tablets require a keyboard which facilitates the users in using the device as a laptop.

Asus launches Eee Pad Slider tablet

Asus launches Eee Pad Slider tablet Electronics manufacturer, Asus has announced the launch of the Eee Pad Slider tablet computer with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

The new tablet is powered a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor and runs Google Android platform. The tablet will come with Abobe Flash, 10 finger multi-touch support and utilities including ASUS Waveface and Polaris Office

Asus to release second generation Eee Pad Transformer tablet in October

Asus to release second generation Eee Pad Transformer tablet in OctoberAsus might be planning to release the second generation of its Eee Pad Transformer tablet computer in October, according to sources in the supply chain.

Wintek has become a second supplier of touch panels for the device. About 400,000 Eee Pad Transformer tablets are believed to have been sold in the second quarter of 2011 and the company is aiming to double the number to about one million in this quarter.

ASUS might showcase its ‘PadFone’ at Computex 2011

ASUS might showcase its ‘PadFone’ at Computex 2011ASUS is reportedly planning to showcase its new PadFone, which is a Android smartphone that docks on the back of a larger-screened tablet, at the Computex 2011 event.

Some of pictures of the device have appeared on the internet and the concept appears to be similar to that of Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone. The difference is that Atrix docked in to a laptop-like companion, consisting of a keyboard and screen.

Asus has used its Facebook page to indicate that it will showcase a new much thinner Eee PC and a revolutionary Tablet Phone.

Asus Eeepad first images

Asus Eeepad first imagesAsus has unveiled its Eeepad at the Computex in Taiwan. The tablet device which was much awaited for long, has finally been rolled out. According to the trade experts it will stand tall against the likes of Dell Streak and may be Apple's iPad. The reports reveal that the Eeepad comes in two versions the 10-inched and a 12-inched version.

Asus to compete against Apple

Asus-ipadAsus is trying a hand to compete with Apple's latest tablet - iPad claiming its release with two versions of tablets.

Chairman of Asus, Jonney Shih in a conference publicised that the two tablets will be powered by the popular Android or Google Chrome whereas will have Microsoft Windows version.

Lots of guessing going around the naming of the device Asus claims that it will open grounds in close unison with Microsoft and Google.

Asus latest netbook to feature a detachable phone

Asus latest netbook to feature a detachable phoneThe Taiwanese based maker of netbooks, Asus is developing a new notebook that utilizes a smartphone as a 3G dongle for connectivity. It seems that the Taiwanese maker is making headlines all way along as this netbook restricts the user to make use of specific range of models which are supposedly be lacking in features and may end up being priced uncompetitively, claims the manufacturer.

Asus’ latest motherboard boasts of superiority

Asus’ latest motherboard boasts of superiorityAsus has rolled out its latest AMD 890GX chipset based motherboards- M4A89GTD PRO capable of unleashing the hidden cores of AMD processor.

With the launch of M4A89GTD PRO series comes in two versions of the motherboard. Version first will support USB 3.0 ports and the other one without USB support.

Acer takes Asus head-on, will launch key-board PC before Asus

AcerAcer plans to launch a key-board PC before Asus. The Taiwanese corp. has claimed to launch a key board PC before its Taiwanese contender Asus signaling a go-ahead to the competition.

Acer plans to utilize the same platform as that of Ultrawideband HD multimedia interface which was used in the Asus's EEE Keyboard that connects the monitor promising the same platform similar to a PC. Acer boasts of D-Sub and HDMI ports.

Asus will launch rivals for iPads

ASUS-ipadTaiwanese giant Asus has corroborated that it will be offering two models in competition for its contender iPad in the coming months.

In a recent interview, Jonney Shih, the chairman of the company stated that a niche market between smartphones and netbooks is still present and the scope for new products is very much possible and the fist model is scheduled to be launched at Computex in June 2010.

Acer gives surprise to Asus-promises to launch keyboard PC

Acer-Asus-LogoAcer, the maker of low priced laptops has taken the world with surprise as the recent proclamation hints of a new keyboard desktop which is scheduled to be launched earlier then Asus's EEE PC Keyboard.

The number three manufacturer of computers claims that the product which is supposed to be launched, i. e., the keyboard computer will be simple and yet be totally different from earlier genres of computers. Giving a hint of the computer that adheres to the likes of Cybernet PC and EEE keyboard, says a spokesperson from the company.

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