A refresh of the two-year old Smartron t.book is finally here. The Smartron tbook flex is a hybrid computing device priced starting at Rs. 42,990. The 2-in-1 notebook has a detachable keyboard letting you use the Smartron tbook flex as a tablet as well. The notebook will be sold on Flipkart exclusively starting from May 13 midnight.
Design wise, the tbook flex has an aluminium and magnesium body and comes in Orange/ Grey and Black/ Grey colour options. The latest tbook includes a fingerprint scanner, stylus support, and a ‘flixstand’ with a step-less hinge design and the ability to flex up to 150 degrees. It also comes with a backlit keyboard with Bluetooth connectivity that allows you to type from a short distance even in low light environments. The tbook flex will be available at Rs. 42,990 and Rs. 52,990 for the Core m3 and Core i5 version respectively.
Coming to the specifications, the tbook flex packs in a 12.2-inch WQXGA (2560×1600 pixels) IPS multi-touch display (with stylus support), which maintains an aspect ratio of 16:10, and comes coated with a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic layer. It is powered by the seventh-generation Intel Core m3-7Y30 processor, and there’s another variant which is powered by the seventh-generation Intel Core i5-7Y54 processor as well. It packs 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 615, and offers 128GB SSD storage that’s expandable via SD card. On the photography front, there’s a 5-megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera, and 2-megapixel front-facing shooter.
Other features of the Smartron tbook flex include two full-size USB 3.0 ports, one USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 port for charging with USB 3.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a microSD card slot, and magnetic pogo pin for external keyboard support. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.0. On the software end, the Smartron tbook flex runs Windows 10 and on board sensors include Hall and Accelerometer.
The Smartron tbook flex packs a 40Whr Lithium-ion Polymer battery, and weighs 950 grams, (1375 grams including keyboard). The device in tablet form measures at 307.5 x 202.8 x 9.0 mm.