There are a lot of people who would like the portability of a tablet combined with the processing power of a laptop running Windows 8.1. If you’re one of them too and looking for a new device, then you should definitely check out the Asus Flip Q302LA-BHI3T09, an affordable model, packing enough processing power in order to deal with basic tasks with ease.
The processor is a 4th Gen Intel Core i3-4040U, with a dual-core configuration, running at 1.9 GHz. It might not be the most powerful model out there, but remember, we’re talking about a budget laptop here, so it’s more than decent. The CPU is aided by 6 GB of RAM, perfect for a little multitasking sesssion, while the integrated Intel HD Graphics delivers a great image quality.
The Asus Flip Q302LA-BHI3T09 comes with a 500 GB hard disk drive, which should be enough for storing all your files. Still, if you want more, you can opt for cloud storage or, from time to time, clean up the HDD, by transferring your files on different supports.
The latter can be performed using one of the three USB ports, through the microSD card slot or using the Bluetooth 4.0 interface, for over-the-air data transfer.
In terms of connectivity, the laptop features a HDMI output, perfect for connecting it to a bigger display, wireless LAN and Fast Etherner LAN, for wired Web access.
The Asus Flip Q302LA-BHI3T09 is using a 13.3″ touch screen LED-backlit panel, with a HD ready resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It’s also using the HD TruBrite technology, able to amplify color and clarity, so you can enjoy a movie on it in decent conditions.
Other features worth mentioning are the 1.0 MP camera, which provides very good images during video calls, the 3-cell polymer battery, with a capacity of 4430 mAh and finally, the IceCool design. To be mode specific, components which is most cases are generating heat are placed in such way that you won’t place your hands over them, so the laptop will stay cool after an intensive use session.
Speaking about the looks and construction, the Asus Flip Q302LA-BHI3T09 is using a 360 flip-and-fold design, offering four different modes, laptop, tablet, tent and stand.
The laptop weighs 3.8 lbs and measures just 0.9″ in thickness, being a relatively thin model, compared to others from its class. It has a really nice black finish, with a metallic look, giving the laptop a very elegant look.
As mentioned above, the Asus Flip Q302LA-BHI3T09 has a very friendly price tag, of just $474.05, and it comes with a pre-installed copy of Windows 8.1 64-bit. Compared with other convertible laptops, it’s a very good price, so, if you’re looking for a nice laptop-tablet combo, this could be the one that might suit your needs.