Cebu, Philippines — ASUS Philippines officially launched yesterday the world’s first all-in-one that can run on Windows 8 or Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in desktop or tablet mode. The new Transformer AiO (P1801), a desktop PC Station with detachable 18.4-inch multi-touch display, has a suggested retail price of Php59,995 and is said to be available in the Philippines starting next month.


This configuration includes an Intel Core i3 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M GPU, 1TB HDD, and a detachable tablet with 18.4-inch 1080p Full HD resolution with 10-point multi-touch display featuring IPS technology with 178-degree wide viewing angles.

The ASUS Transformer AiO also offers dual-band Wi-Fi for high-performance wireless networking with compatible routers. 5GHz Wi-Fi significantly reduces interference from nearby 2.4GHz networks in crowded Wi-Fi areas. Also incorporated is the ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, which ensures outstanding sound quality for music, movies and everything in between.

A king-sized Windows 8 and Android tablet combined

When detached from the PC Station, ASUS Transformer AiO’s display can be used as two different types of king-size tablet. First, wireless Remote Desktop technology with dual-band Wi-Fi provides complete multi-touch control over Windows 8 on the PC Station for easy access to popular productivity and entertainment software around the home.

Alternatively, the 18.4-inch display can also be used as a standalone tablet with Android 4.1, thanks to its built-in NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor. ASUS Transformer AiO switches seamlessly between operating systems at the press of a button and has up to five hours’ battery life. The display also features a convenient carrying handle and a folding stand for comfortable tabletop use away from the PC Station.

ASUS Transformer AiO (P1801) specs:

  • 18.4″Full-HD 1920×1080, LED-backlight, IPS touchscreen display
  • 10-point Multi-Touch
  • PC Station:
    • Dimensions: 466 x 162 x 267 mm
    • Weight: 4.1 kg
    • Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor (PC)
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT730M 2GB
    • Up to 8 GB DDR3 at 1600MHz (2x SO-DIMM)
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
    • Slot-in Supermulti DVD-RW
    • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth V4.0
    • USB 3.0 x4, USB 2.0
    • 3-in-1 Card Reader
    • Headphone, Microphone
    • HDMI-Out
    • RJ45 LAN
    • TV Jack (Optional)
    • Kensington Lock
    • Windows 8 OS (64-bit)
  • Tablet:
    • Dimensions: 466 x 18 x 294 mm
    • Weight: 2.4 kg
    • NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core CPU
    • 2GB DDR3 at 1600MHz
    • 32GB eMMc Flash
    • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth V3.0 EDR
    • 3.5mm 2-in-1 audio jack for headphone / mic-in
    • Docking port (charging + PC for data sync)
    • Card reader (microSD)
    • Mini USB 2.0 port
    • 33W DC in
    • Kensington Lock
    • Android 4.1 Jellybean

As mentioned earlier, ASUS Transformer All-in-One PC will be available nationwide starting next month with a retail price of Php59,995

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