AT&T Asus VivoTab RT up for grabs now

Asus VivoTab RT

The arrival of the Asus VivoTab RT marks the coming of yet another Windows-based tablet that is now being offered by AT&T in the US. While its original price is tagged at $699.99, this device is being offered by the carrier at $599.99, with the $100 being a special holiday treat for those purchasing tablets with a two-year allegiance to its network.

This slate holds a 10.1-inch touchscreen which renders visuals in resolutions of 1366 x 768p at 155 ppi. Its rear-facing camera is of 8MP capacity, and comes with an LED flash and 8X zoom. A 6760mAh lithium ion battery makes its way into the hardware, offering up to 8 hours of in-use time and a maximum of 10 days of standby time.

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The Asus VivoTab RT is being dished out now by AT&T in 32GB capacity. However, it houses on it a microSDHC slot which takes the limit of its expandable storage till up to 64GB. None other than the Nvidia Tegra 3 processor keeps this slab going, with its operations clocked at a maximum of 1.3GHz. As far at its dimensions are concerned, the device measures in at 10.33” x 6.73” x 0.33.” And it tips the scales at 18.87 ounces.

This DLNA-equipped tablet also kicks in support for Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC. While it’s compatible with AT&T’s wide 4G LTE network, users also have the option of taking advantage of its Wi-Fi connectivity. Apart from 2GB of RAM, it also carries on it a G-sensor, a light sensor, a gyroscope and an e-compass. A 3.5mm audio jack and a mini HDMI port are present as well.

This device is the first in a series of such slates planned by the Taiwan-based company. The unreleased Windows 8-equipped VivoTab and its Smart version are still to be granted their respective launch dates. The advanced features and high definition screens of all three slabs will be accompanied by 3 years’ worth of subscriptions to Asus’ WebStorage technology. And since they’ve all been built for Microsoft’s latest OS, they also come with keyboards.

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Those in the US interested in purchasing the Asus VivoTab RT can do so now by logging on to the AT&T website or visiting the carrier’s retail outlets.