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Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Aug 2014
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Asus 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings as do all laptops built by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA also have a touch sensitive screen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. At 50 watt-hours, the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (12 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£382.66) (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA which has one USB 2.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook Revolve 810 (8GB), or the Lenovo Yoga 2 (£662.97) (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a fairly standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion x360 (1.8GHz).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA.

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Average Screen Size

The Transformer Book Flip TP300LA has a fairly average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Flex 2 (£388.80) (14"), or the Flex 2 (14") both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

4 Awards

Expert Reviews Recommended kitguru.net Worth Buying altomdata.dk Test Winner hwa.com.tr Innovation Award

Expert Reviews

(40)
24 November 2015

Even with a 360-hinge and and a low price point, this convertible laptop's most attention-worthy feature is its surprisingly swift performance. A bland, standard HD display arguably takes it off...

Good build quality and performance, low price, range of ports, more storage than competing detachables
Strong Core 3 performance
Aluminum lid and sturdy hinge
Bigger screen than other budget 2i 1s
Two USB 3.0 ports
Windows 8.1 instead of Windows 10, poor display quality, lots of unwanted Asus software
Dim display
Battery life a bit below average
Relatively low resolution screen that isn't visible from all angles
No SSD and a noisy hard drive
11 August 2015

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300 packs impressive Core i3 power into a well-designed 13-inch 2-in-1 for a very attractive price...

16 May 2015

Solid build construction and a powerful processor are let down by a lack of solid state storage, unreliable flip detection and a slightly dark screen...

Solid build construction and a powerful processor are let down by a lack of solid state storage, unreliable flip detection and a slightly dark screen...

12 March 2015

The Transformer Book Flip represents another promising outing from Broadwell: the balance of value, performance and battery life is excellent, with the Flip scoring a little above average on all...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Nick
Nick would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300 / TP300LA / TP300LD / TP300LJ

I'm very happy with this computer and the buying experience. The computer feels very well made, especially considering the price. I bought it mostly to use as a laptop, but it's nice to know the... Read more…

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Urbanfriar

Not sure what really happened. Right out of the box, seem to have a flawed operating system. Started with two error messages on opening which I cancelled and then blue screen for the next 24hrs.... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by ORich

I thought it was going to be a great phone the only 2 things that were any good was the camera and the music player. It keeps loosing the wifi connection for internet it really struggles .and... Read more…

Easy setup, fair price, solid build quality
Average monitor
Better image quality than the (consumer grade) DCS 23xx series cameras
Wider field of view than the DCS 23xx series cameras
Improved night-vision range over the DCS 23xx series cameras
Speakers are useless, almost non existent. 2 monitors, 2 different systems, same bad audio
No audio
No local storage (SD card
No passive infra-red motion sensor
No support by the (consumer oriented) MyDLink app
Reviewed 25 November 2015 by Tenn53

I received this computer on a Saturday and returned it the following Tuesday. My biggest complaint about this computer is how slow it was right out of the box. Also, the touch screen only worked... Read more…

Reviewed 19 November 2015 by RADcolorado
RADcolorado would recommend the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300 / TP300LA / TP300LD / TP300LJ

Work's great...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 2in1, asus tp300, apple tp300, asus tp300l, tp300ladw007, tp300ladw053, apple tp300l, apple tp300la, tp300ladw007h, tp300ladw053h, asus tp300ladw007, apple tp300ladw175, asus tp300ladw007h, apple tp300ladw175h
Barcodes 04716659768746, 04716659784760, 04716659806608

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