Asus Transformer Book Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet/Laptop Pops Up for Pre-Order for $1,480
We’ve been waiting a long time for the Asus Transformer Book — my ZDNet colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes was writing about it last June — but it looks like the Windows 8 convertible notebook is almost here. It’s finally shown up for pre-order at MacMall for a cool $1,479.99.
Why so much? The Transformer Book offers some good specs to go along with the ability to switch between laptop and tablet modes. You get a 13.3-inch touchscreen with 1,920×1,080 resolution (full 1080p HD), along with an Intel Core i7-3517U processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive