ASUS Announces Budget-Minded Touchscreen X102BA Ultraportable

Asus X102BA Windows Ultrabook

At IFA in Germany, ASUS announced a new budget-minded Ultraportable called X102BA. The laptop comes with 10.1-inch Multi-Touch Display, 2GB of RAM and 320GB of HDD. It will be powered by the latest AMD A Series APU and even comes with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 pre-installed.

Read more about it below.

Berlin, Germany (4th September, 2013) – ASUS today announced the X102BA, a compact and lightweight ultraportable laptop with a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 display with 10-point multi-touch for responsive fingertip control with Windows 8. The X102BA also features the latest AMD A Series APU and comes bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 for high-performance productivity, straight from the box.

The ASUS X102BA features cutting-edge multi-touch technology that surpasses the standards set by Microsoft for Windows 8. With a multi-touch digitizer that recognizes a contact point with a mere 5mm diameter, rather than the Microsoft recommendation of 9mm, the XB102BA offers much more sensitive touch input for precise applications, such as drawing and painting. The X102BA also features a large multi-touch touchpad with gesture support and a keyboard with keys perfectly calibrated for comfortable typing.

Geared for work and play

The ASUS X102BA is powered by an AMD A4-1200 1GHz dual-core APU with Radeon™ HD 8180 graphics that balances multi-tasking performance with energy efficiency. ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology with ‘Instant on’ provides users with a smartphone-like experience, thanks to a two-second resume from sleep time, over two weeks a standby time and automatic data backup in sleep mode when the battery level drops below 5%.

ASUS SonicMaster audio technology gives true-to-life sound, while ASUS Splendid display technology with four image presets ensures bright, vibrant color. The X102BA also features USB 3.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. The X102BA is bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 with full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.

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  • Yuan Taizong

    I paid € 300,- for a brand-new Acer P.C. with 500 G.B. H.D.D. and 4 G.B. of R.A.M. a 15.6 inch screen and a 6 cell Li-ion battery, I really hope this one will be cheaper, or they’ll get their arses served by Acer, also mine runs Intel and the only alternative (same series, same name) runs 2 Vision processors.