Hybrid (laptop/tablet) choices...Sony vs Asus..help

  jimbob0 08:03 16 Dec 2014


I really need some help...

I am looking for 1) Laptop that converts to a tablet 2) 15 inch screen at least 3) Full HD screen (ifpossible) 4) Slim and light, and sleek/stylish

I've narrowed it down to the Vaio flip (very sleek and looks good) vs the Asus Transformer (better specs & price but not as sleek).

Any advice/warnings/words of wisom would really help! If I had my way, I prefer the Sony i7...but the price difference is a bit of madness!

I currently have the Samsung QX510, and it's 4yrs old and slow now.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


1) Sony Vaio Flip 15.5" - i5 version $1,620 AUD click here gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U (1.60GHz / 2.60GHz) Windows 8.1 64-bit Features: 15.5" Full HD IPS touch display (1920 x 1080), 8GB RAM, 750GB + 16GB NAND HHD, Intel® HD Graphics 4400, HDMI® out, USB 3.0, NFC, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 12

2) Sony Vaio Flip 15.5" - i7 version $2,270 AUD (incl $130 shipping from US) click here gen Intel® Core™ i7-4500U (1.80GHz / 3.00GHz) Windows 8 Pro 64-bit Features: 15.5" over Full HD IPS touch display (2880 x 1620), 16GB RAM, 1TB solid state hybrid drive (1TB 5400rpm HDD + 16GB NAND), NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 735M with Optimus™ graphics (2GB), digitizer stylus, HDMI® out, USB 3.0, NFC

3) ASUS Transformer 15.6" TP500LN-CJ035H - i7 version $1,300 AUD click here HD LED Touch Display, Convertible 4th gen Intel® Core i7-4510U Processor, Dual Core (1.7GHz, Up to 2.7GHz) 8GB RAM 1TB HDD NVIDIA Geforce GT840 2GB Graphics Windows® 8.1

4) ASUS Transformer 15.6" TP500LN-CJ035H - i5 version $1,100 AUD click here touchscreen display Intel® Core™ i5-4210U Processor, 1.7 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz) 4GB RAM NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 840M with 2GB DDR3 Graphics 1TB SATA 5400RPM

4th 4th 15.6" 15.6"

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