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ASUS Introduces Detachable Laptop with 21-Hour Battery Life

ASUS has announced the launch of its ExpertBook B3 detachable (B3000) laptop, designed for student education. Its 21-hour-long battery life is one of its major attractions, the company said in a recent release. It features top-up 15-second charging to provide 45 minutes of use.

The 1.3-pound device doubles as a tablet and can be used horizontally or vertically. It includes a storable MPP 2.0 stylus, dual cameras, visual noise-reduction for low light conditions, full-size detachable keyboard, woven fabric cover, and a dual-orientation stand.

ASUS has introduced its ExpertBook B3 a new detachable laptop for education uses

ASUS touted its spill-resistant design and MIL-STD 810H durability standards, as well as the antibacterial keyboard guard.

The laptop offers 4 or 8 GB of LPDDR4x memory, a 128 GB eMMC hard drive, and runs Windows 11 Pro versions on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor.

ASUS ExpertBook B3000 Specifications:

  • Display: 10.5" WUXGA (1920x1200), IPS-NB, 16:10, touch screen, 320 nits, stylus support, 87% NTSC, LCD backlight panel
  • OS: Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11 Home S, or Windows 11 Pro Education
  • CPU: Qualcomm® Snapdragon'" 7c Gen 2 (1 MB L3 Cache, up to 2.55GHz, 8 cores)
  • GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno'" GPU 618
  • Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C
    • 1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack
  • Audio: 2 x speaker
    • 2 x multi-array microphone
  • Video: 5.0 MP user-facing camera,
    • 13.0 MP world-facing camera
  • Wireless: Dual-band 2x2 WiFi 5 (802.11 ac) + Bluetooth® 5.1
  • Weight: Tablet 595g
    • Keyboard 244g
    • Stand 172g
  • Dimensions: 26.03 x 17.21 x 0.89 cm
  • Battery: 38 Wh, Li-Polymer
  • Security: fTPM
  • Number Pad: None
  • Power & Energy: Adapter USB Type-C, 45 W
    • Output: 15 V DC, 3 A
    • Input: 100~240 V AC 50/60 Hz universal
    • EPEAT, Energy Star
  • Warranty: 3 year, global, no fees

Prices start at $599, the company said. For more information, visit the ASUS website.

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