If you're looking to pick up a Surface-like device without breaking the bank, then you might want to consider purchasing the ASUS Transformer Mini from the Microsoft Store. The gray colored model of the 2-in-1 Windows 10 device is now on sale for $249 at Microsoft's retail store, down from the usual price of $349.
In case you didn't know, the ASUS Transformer Mini packs a 10.1 Inch HD touchscreen, an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. Unlike the Surface Pro and Surface 3, the price also includes a keyboard and pen, and ASUS promises that you will get up to 11 hours of battery life with the device. Other specs on the device can be seen below.
- Operating system: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
- Video: Intel HD Graphics with shared graphics memory
- Ports: 1 USB 3.0 • 1 Micro USB • 1 Micro HDMI • Headphone output/Microphone input combo
- Camera: 2MP webcam
- Wireless: 802.11ac (Miracast enabled)
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
- Dimensions: Tablet: 10.43 x 6.89 x 0.32 in (264.92 x 175.00 x 8.20 mm) • Tablet + keyboard: 10.43 x 6.89 x 0.54 in (264.92 x 175.00 x 13.90 mm)
- Weight: 1.80 lbs (0.81 kg)
Will you be picking up this device? Which Windows 2-in-1 devices do you own? Let us know in the comments!
Update: Only the gray colored model is covered in this sale. Microsoft's product page automatically links to the $349, Orange/White model, which means you need to click on the second 64GB/4GB RAM listing to see the discounted unit.