Maybe we’ve seen something similar with her Dell Inspiron Duo, but we still could not help but go “oooh” when we first saw this Samsung TX100 hybrid tablet / notebook. The screen is a 10.1-inch multi-touch display, but hidden under a QWERTY keyboard and mouse pad for additional control options like on HP 17-1181NR Envy. You can even use both methods simultaneously.
Powered by an upcoming Intel Atom processor, the TX100, Windows 7 and the compound has a range of channels and I / O ports, including wireless modules, USB / HDMI out via dongle, and microSD card. There is an SSD (32GB or 64GB) on board and the boot time is described as just a “few seconds”. You get 9-hour life on a fully charged and it is preloaded with a set of apps Samsung also like Bing. “At first glance, the Samsung TX100 is a compact, lightweight tablet with multi-touch applications,” said Graham Long, vice president of IT solutions at Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland.
“However, when the display is slid into place, it shows a physical keyboard, allowing users the freedom of an intuitive touch environment and a familiar keyboard and mouse interface. The transformation of form-factor is smooth and seamless. Bringing such innovative new device on the market is an example of Samsung’s dedication of the people taking care of unmet needs.” Prices TBC, the Samsung TX100 hit the stores in March.