ASUS Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T is one of great 2-in-1 convertible laptop. This is a competitor of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, an ultimate tablet/laptop hybrid from Microsoft. Coming with a gorgeously sleek tablet carefully crafted from aluminum-magnesium alloy, this slim lightweight laptop is designed to give a great performance that never thought possible in a convertible laptop.
For starters, the ASUS Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T is powered by a state of the art, 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor. This is a dual core CPU which features a base clock speed of 2.7 GHz, a max turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz and 4MB of cache size. Its performance is in the middle of the list between the entry level and top spec models. This CPU is one of the most used by many brands for their mid-range laptop because it is fast, reliable and energy efficient. All your daily tasks such as moderate multitasking, photo or video editing, running virtual machines or programming, will be handled well by this CPU.
The standard of system memory that comes with ASUS T304UA-DS71T is an 8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz SDRAM soldered on board. Since it is soldered on board, then you cannot expand further the capacity of system memory. However, this amount of system memory is quite enough for most users since they actually won’t need the memory more than 8GB of RAM to work with their everyday tasks. Handling large data sets, editing photo or video, running illustration editor software and else, all of them will be satisfied well.
As storage space, Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T features a 256GB SATA3 M.2 SSD. Although not as spacious as HDD, the SSD is faster than SSD and it is more useful compared to have roomy storage capacity. Aside of faster, it is also more reliable and energy efficient. However, if there is a need of more storage space, an investment on an external HDD or cloud storage could be the way out.
ASUS Transformer Pro doesn’t have a discrete graphics card. This notebook comes with Intel HD Graphics 620 which integrated to the Intel Core i7-7500U CPU. This GPU is great and almost as good as an entry-level dedicated one.
This great 2-in-1 convertible laptop is not designed or playing game however it can still play some games such as Minecraft, LoL, DOTA or CS:GO at decent frame rates and medium quality settings. But when you are viewing or streaming video content, you will find that the GPU works great.
Crystal clear view also comes with the Transformer Pro T304UA. This great 2-in-1 convertible laptop features a 12.6″ Full HD+ IPS LED backlight anti-glare touch-screen display. The display resolution is 2160 x 1440 pixels with the aspect ratio of 3:2. It has 275 ppi, 121% color gamut and 45% NTSC. Since it is a touch-screen display, it has active digitizer support with the included 1024 pressure level sensitive Asus Pen. You will find richer color and crisp viewing experience.
Transformer Pro’s interface options are standard. Just like most laptop today, this great 2-in-1 convertible laptop comes with :
• 1 x Type A USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1)
• 1 x Type C USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1)
• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x COMBO audio jack
• 1 x micro SD card
As the connection, this laptop also has 2 options. They are:
• 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
• Bluetooth 4.1
Despite the T304UA’s ultra-slim form factor, its performance is anything but lightweight. The Pro T304UA-DS71T comes with a weight of 1.9 pounds. The dimension is 11.77 x 8.30 x 0.34 inches.
Battery pack is 39 Whrs 2 cells lithium-ion. A full battery can last up to 8 hours until it needs to recharge again.
So, based on the stats number above, we can conclude that this 2-in-1 convertible laptop is portable and could become a true travel companion.
Aside, it is also suitable for professional workers, students college and also home/office users.
As we have seen that Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T is great 2-in-1 convertible laptop. It has powerful machine, crystal clear display and gorgeous sleek design. This notebook is suitable for travelers, professional workers, students college and also home/office users.
The only complaint is the storage capacity. Although it can be solved by using an external HDD, it will reduce the feel of slim of the laptop.
ASUS Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T
|Processor||Intel Core i7-7500U/Dual Core/2.7GHz/4MB cache|
|RAM||8GB of DDR4 SDRAM 2400MhHz|
|Graphics Processor||Intel HD Graphics 620|
|Display||12.6" Full HD+ IPS LED backlight anti-glare touch-screen display. Resolution 2160 x 1440, Ratio 3:2, 275 PPI, 121% color gamut, 45% NTSC. Support ASUS Pen.|
|Interfaces||•1 x Type A USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1)
•1 x Type C USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1)
•1 x HDMI
•1 x COMBO audio jack
•1 x micro SD card
|Battery Life||up to 8 hours|
|Dimension||11.77 x 8.30 x 0.34 inches|
|Operating System||Windows 10|
|Pros||ASUS Transformer Pro T304UA-DS71T is great 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a powerful machine, crystal clear display and gorgeous sleek design. Suitable for travelers, professional workers, students college and also home/office users.|
|Cons||The only complaint is the storage capacity. Although it can be solved by using an external HDD, it will reduce the feel of slim of the laptop.|