Reviews and Problems with Asus Transformer AiO P1801
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20 August 2013
Conclusion: It’s no doubt that ASUS have a very unique product here, and no other manufacturer has anything quite close to it on the market. Looking at the P1801, I can see it instantly finding a place in a family home, with mum or dad doing some work on the AIO before quickly sliding out the screen for some...
Excerpt: The ASUS AIO Transformer is a very interesting concept. At a time when PC manufacturers are struggling to sell their devices, ASUS has decided that innovation is key and came out with this device.
Pros: 18-inch tablet/remote display, Speakers, Transition between modes is seamless
Cons: Price, Not as seamless as we would like, No USB port on tablet, Limited connectivity, Inherent lag
Excerpt: You couldn’t accuse Taiwanese component maker ASUS of being unambitious. Over the last half a decade or so the company’s managed to carve itself a prominent role in the laptop market and it’s now aiming to do the same for tablets all-in-one PCs and perhaps even smartphones.
Pros: Unique yet well-implemented idea.
Cons: Hardware will soon be superseded particularly in tablet.
Excerpt: This thing is HUGE! Not just impressive or imposing, but unwieldy. There’s no debate over the largest Android tablet device out there, nothing else even comes close. Most Android devices are compared with phones or tablets, and this just …. isn’t.
Conclusion: The Transformer AiO is one answer to a question that not enough manufacturer's are tackling; how do you bridge the gap between desktop and tablet? Asus's hybrid all-in-one is an innovative solution that offers plenty to admire, and having spent some quality time with the system we've come to...
Conclusion: You can think of the Transformer AIO as an innovative niche product, and maybe as a harbinger of the future. Switching between two operating systems isn't for everyone, but switching between desktop and tablet work is a trend that's here to stay.
Pros: Detachable screen gives you a jumbo Android tablet to take to the couch or kitchen, Good performance in desktop mode, HDMI port lets you connect a second monitor when tablet is in use elsewhere
Cons: 18.4-inch tablet weighs over 5 pounds, has lackluster battery life, Managing two operating systems on one device can be confusing, Screen is huge for a tablet, but small for a desktop for the price
Excerpt: We have seen quite a few gadgets that transform between tablet and laptop form factors. However, have you seen a desktop PC that is also a tablet? Well, the ASUS Transformer AiO P1801 is one of such new breed of devices with a detachable screen that is also a tablet.
Pros: Excellent performance in Windows and Android; Stunning looks and versatility; Detachable Android tablet that can receive streaming Windows 8; Great screen.
Cons: Large and heavy tablet is not very portable; Sometimes sluggish remote Windows 8 performance; No Blu-ray drive.
Summary: Asus Transformer AIO P1801 Tablet is a dual device with dual operating system. It is an 18.4 inch Android tablet that also plugs into a base unit running Windows 8 OS. The screen can be toggled between the Android and Windows 8 modes when docked.
Pros: Good display resolution, Good processing power
Summary: This particular variant of the Asus Transformer AiO powered by Intel Core i3 processor is priced at Rs 86,999. A Core i5 variant is also available, which is priced at Rs 92,999. The Transformer AiO is a great concept, but it’s a bit too large.
Excerpt: Asus's Transformer P1801 is an odd beast: part extra-large Android tablet, part Windows 8 all-in-one desktop. When docked, the tablet is an 18.4in IPS display for the PC, but as soon as you lift it from the dock, it becomes a stand-alone tablet with a Tegra 3 processor, that gives you continued...