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Teardown: ASUS Transformer Book T200TA

05 January 2015
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Technology Teardown Services.

The ASUS Transformer Book T200TA is two-in-one, tablet-to-PC “transforming” personal computing device. The transformation takes place when the tablet unit is placed in the keyboard/docking station. In addition to providing a full QWERTY keyboard, the docking station connects the unit to a 500 GB HDD. The tablet alone carries 32 GB of SSD, expandable to 96 GB with the addition of a 64 GB microSD card.

The T200TA runs on the Windows 8.1 OS, with a Quad-core 1.59 GHz Intel Atom Z3775 processor with 2 MB of cache serving as the main compute engine. The 11.6” capacitive touchscreen/display offers 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.

Summary points:

CPU: Intel Atom Z3795, Quad-core, 1.59 GHz, 2 MB Cache

Memory: 2 GB Samsung Mobile DDR3 SDRAM

Storage: SK Hynix 64 GB eMMC Flash NAND

Display: 11.6” IPS LCD, 1366 x 768 pixels with Capacitive Touchscreen

OS: Windows 8.1

Target market: Mass Market

Pricing: $459 USD

Availability: Worldwide

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $277.23

Major Components:

- Display Module, 11.6” Diagonal, 262K Colors TFT (IPS Mode), 1366 x 768 Pixels, 135 ppi, 200 g – MFG: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO. LTD. – MPN: HN116WX1-100 – (Qty: 1)

- Display Window/Touchscreen Assembly, Capacitive, 11.6” diagonal, G2 Type, w/Protect Film, w/Tempered Cover Glass, w/Integral Flex PCB – MFG: WINTEK CORP. – (Qty: 1)

- CPU, Intel Atom Processor Z3795, Quad-core, 1.59 GHz, 2MB Cache, Integrated Intel HD Graphics, 22 nm – MFG: INTEL CORP. –MPN: FH865301455628 – (Qty: 1)

- Flash, eMMC NAND, 64 GB, 3.3 V – MFG: SK HYNIX INC. – MPN: H26M78103CCR – (Qty: 1)

- SDRAM, Mobile DDR3, 2 GB, 800 MHz, 1.8 V – MFG: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC.– MPN: K3QF2F20DM-AGCE – (Qty:1)

- Keyboard Assembly, Injection-molded Plastic Keys, Mounted on Metal Backing Plate, w/Interconnect Flex PCB & Labels – (Qty: 1)

- 8-Layer, FR4/RCF HDI, 2+4+2, Lead-Free – MFG: HANNSTAR BOARD CORP. – (Qty: 1)

- Battery, Li-polymer, 7.6 V, 4840 mAh, 38 Wh, w/Power Management Circuit, Integrated 8 Discrete Wires, 1 8-position Pin Socket Connector & Mylar Labels – MFG: SIMPLO TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD. – MPN: C21N1334 – (Qty: 1)

- Internal Supported Plate, Stamped/Formed Electro-galvanized Steel – (Qty: 1)

Device Overview

Main PCB Top

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Main PCB Bottom

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I/O & Interface PCB - Bottom

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