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Asus T300CHI 2 Core Intel Core M 1.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average Asus 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings as do all portable PCs manufactured by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus T300CHI has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus T300CHI supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the T300CHI.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the T300CHI range from 2GB to 32GB. The Asus T300CHI has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Wide Quad HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The T300CHI has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price].

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the T300CHI is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Asus T300CHI has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the T300CHI the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the T300CHI is fairly light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the T300CHI.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T300CHI is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. At 2.9 gigahertz, the T300CHI has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the T300CHI.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The T300CHI does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the T300CHI also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the T300CHI range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. At only 1.2 gigahertz, the T300CHI has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pro X2 612 G1[plb_2966350_price] (1.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The T300CHI has a fairly small battery capacity (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the T300CHI have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The T300CHI is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Asus T300CHI has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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Quite Wide Width in Tablet Mode

The widths in tablet mode of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago range from 230mm to 2,400mm, and the average width in tablet mode is 330mm. At 317 millimeters, the T300CHI has a quite wide width in tablet mode compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the T300CHI.

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Quite Thick Height in Tablet Mode

The average height in tablet mode of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the T300CHI is 58mm. With a height in tablet mode of 191 millimeters, the Asus T300CHI has one of the thicker heights in tablet mode amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus T300CHI

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus laptop was released over a year ago.

Intel Core M Processor Family

The T300CHI has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core M processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Asus T300CHI has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the T300CHI.

If this Asus notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 13[plb_2913743_price] (13.3" and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the T300CHI has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the T300CHI.

If this Asus laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Elitebook 810 G3[plb_3017129_price] (180GB), or the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Codename
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Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory Layout
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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Full HD
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Micro HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in Port
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Keyboard
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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OS Guard
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Width in Tablet Mode
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

(109)
30 October 2015

The ASUS Transformer Book T300 measures 31x19x1cm, the last figure varies from .8cm at the front edge to 1.4cm at the back edge. It weights 1425grams all these figures assume you use the unit as a... Read more…

Thin and light all around
Great keyboard for long typing sessions
Overall performance is good for an ultraportable
Thin and light, good performance for the price, large and colourful display
Windows 10ready
Total lack of fullsize USB ports and expansion slots
Too much glare on the screen outdoors
Passive cooling system doesn't work very well
Short battery life, limited storage
Short battery life, limited storage, no fullsized USB port
7 September 2015

The Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi is the thinnest and lightest device of its kind in the world. Certain features like full USB ports and expansion slots had to be removed to accommodate the...

31 August 2015

IF THE ASUS TRANSFORMER BOOK CHI T300 looks familiar, it should. Besides the larger, wider screen, it's the spitting image of its 2-in-1 stablemate, the Transformer Book Chi T100...

24 August 2015

Asus has created another quality convertible by pairing a big, bold 12.5in display with an ultra-thin chassis. A lack of ports and useful software hamper its business credentials, as does the...

12 August 2015

The Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 has a split personality: it's full of great features, but some of its performance isn't quite as hot as we would expect. That results in this hybrid feeling like...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 October 2015 by Katieflip
Katieflip would recommend the Asus Transformer Book T300CHI (Verified Purchase)

I had the older version and updated and Love it! Perfect for me...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers t300ch, t300chi, t300chifh065, t300chifh087, t300chifh014, t300chifh014h, t300chifh014p, t300chifh065h, t300chifh087r, asus 5y718gb128, asus 5y718gb128g, asus t300chifl008, asus t300chifl008h
Barcodes 00889349003602, 00889349025888, 00889349030332, 00889349124642, 04712900003604, 04712900025880, 04712900030334, 04712900124644

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