Asus Transformer Book T100HA lasts a mammoth 14 hours on a single charge

Plus new TP200 and a new colour option for the Chi series

As if all the Asus news yesterday wasn't enough, the Taiwanese firm has lifted the lid on a boatload of new tech. Let's start with the Transformer Book T100HA.

It's a 10.1-inch laptop-cum-tablet, and is the follow-up to the T100. The headline spec is it'll last 14 hours before needing a recharge – that, Asus claims, is the world's longest battery life for a 10.1-inch device of this kind.

But it's not all about battery life. It's just 8.45mm slim, which is 20 per cent thinner than the T100, and only 1mm or so fatter than the iPhone 6 Plus. It also weighs just 580g, which is about half the weight of the 11-inch MacBook Air. We're talking don't-even-notice-it-in-your-bag territory.

It's more powerful than its predecessor too. It boasts Intel Atom Cherry Trail chips, up to 4GB of RAM and the new USB 3.1 Type-C port – that's the reversible one that's super simple to plug in.

It will ship sometime between July and September, with Windows 10 preinstalled. That means it'll have Cortana, Microsoft's personal assistant, to help with all your queries. Continuum mode should make it seamless to switch between being a laptop and a tablet too.

Next, the Transformer Book Flip TP200. This 11.6-inch laptop has a 360-degree hinge, so you can rotate the screen all the way around. It too runs Windows 10 and boasts a USB 3.1 Type-C port.

Finally, the Transformer Book Chi laptop/tablet has a new colour scheme. It will soon be available in a natty new Crystal Silver finish.

Exact prices and release dates are coming soon. The Computex conference is still going on in Taipei, so who knows, Asus might have more tech up its sleeve. We'll keep you posted.

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