Experiencing Windows RT with the NVIDIA Tegra-Powered ASUS Tablet 600

Experiencing Windows RT with the NVIDIA Tegra-Powered ASUS Tablet 600

Spotlight was on ASUS at a pre-Computex press conference where the Taiwan-based IT giant unveiled its latest slew of devices. Paving the way to the approaching official release of Microsoft's next-generation operating system, the devices run Windows 8 (Release Preview) except for one thing - the ASUS Tablet 600.

Sporting a 10.1-inch Super IPS+ display panel (10-finger multitouch, 1366 x 768 resolution), the Tablet 600 runs on Windows RT which presents a UI similar to Windows 8 but is designed for ARM. Within its 8.35mm thin and 520g light body, the Tablet 600 is powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor (with one auxillary core) that comes with 12-core graphics. It also packs 2GB RAM and 32GB eMMC for integrated storage.

In front, the tablet has a 2-megapixel camera, whereas its rear side is occupied by an 8-megapixel shooter with LED flash. Wireless connectivity options include IEEE 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. The Tablet 600 also integrates an NFC sensor, G sensor, light sensor, gyroscope, e-compass, and GPS, along with ASUS-exclusive technologies such as SonicMaster and Photo Master.

Besides extending the usage of the ASUS tablet 600 away from a power source, the keyboard dock will allow the ease of performing productivity tasks on-the-go.

Offered with the 2-in-1 new mobile dock with hidden hinge design, the regional availability and pricing of the Tablet 600 is yet to be revealed.

To see the ASUS Tablet 600 in action, feel free to watch the brief hands-on video from NVIDIA's blog site below:

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