Carrying multiple devices on the move can become a chore very easily and while Asus has tried to change that in the past with their Transformer series, it failed to catch on. Android thrives on versatility and consumers wishing to experience similar flexibility from other brands never got their wishes fulfilled. Andromium looks to answer to all consumers wanting to eliminate the problems with carrying multiple devices with their new Superbook.
At first glance, the device looks like a very well polished laptop. It’s slim and lightweight design adds to its perks making it easier for use even when travelling. But the laptop does not feature any substantial internals and merely serves as a chassis when connected to an Android smartphone running Android 5.0 and up.
The laptop utilizes the smartphone’s power either via a micro-USB cable or a USB-C cable to enable the user to access any of the Google Play Store’s applications and others specific to the Superbook directly from it. One can take advantage of added screen real estate in the 11.6″ HD display and run multiple applications at once to boost productivity levels. The added benefit of a multi-touch trackpad and keyboard further enhances the experience that is capable of lasting for eight hours on a single charge when simultaneously charging the Android smartphone connected without missing any notifications. With universal compatibility, the only other pre-requisite for a smooth experience is the installation of the Andromium application which can be accessed via the Play Store.
As a product not available to the general public, there is little that can be done to observe its performance apart from the demo the company provides. With its development in its final stages, Andromium is set to launch a Kickstarter campaign for the device starting on the 21st of July claiming to offer their base product for $99. It remains to see how the community reacts to this technology and whether the response is what the company expects. Leave your thoughts in the comments section and stay tuned for future coverage when devices are received by the public sometime this holiday season.