Asus Transformer Prime: Release Date, Specs and Features

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The Asus Transformer Prime which will be available in just a week or two is the best full-featured Android tablet yet, with a sexy design, thoughtful features, and an impressive camera. Here are latest information on Asus Transformer Prime’s release date, specs and features.


The 1.3-pound Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime ($499 for 32GB, $599 for 64GB), world’s first quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet is said to be available online on the week of 12/19 December based on the pre-orders and inbound shipment schedules. Other sources said Transformer Prime will be available online on December 19, 2011 and retail the following week (December 26). Besides packing Nvidia's hot-off-the-presses Tegra 3 SoC, Asus Transformer Prime also sports a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) Super IPS+ panel covered in Gorilla Glass, 1GB of RAM and comes in either 32GB or 64GB sizes; all wrapped in a 8.3mm-thick bushed metal casing that's a hair slimmer than the iPad 2 or Galaxy Tab 10.1. Other specs include an 8-megapixel shooter on the back and a 1.3-megapixel camera on the front, as well as microHDMI and microSD ports.

These below specifications make Asus Transformer Prime the most powerful tablet, encased in the thinnest and lightest package:

• Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor

• Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich (ships with Honeycomb, first tablet to get upgraded)

• Super IPS+ display (1280×800) with Corning Gorilla Glass

• 8MP rear camera (F2.4 aperture), 1.3MP front camera

• 1 GB memory; 32/64 GB storage; microSD slot; microHDMI port

• 12 hour battery life

• Dimensions: 263 x 180.8 x 8.3 mm; 586 g (10.35 x 7.11 x 0.32 inches; 1.29 lbs.)


Asus Transformer Prime will be the first ever mobile device to feature Nvidia's new Tegra 3 CPU which is a quad core

Asus Transformer Prime will be the first ever mobile device to feature Nvidia's new Tegra 3 CPU which is a quad core


Asus Transformer Prime, the slimmest tablet on the market yet, only 0.33" thin and 1.29lbs light features the ASUS exclusive SonicMaster technology which is known for crisp and acoustically accurate audio. Asus Transformer Prime also boasts enhanced features that include audio powered by ASUS SonicMaster technology, a 12-hour battery life and up to an 18-hour rated battery life when combined with the mobile dock.


This is also the world's first tablet to be unveiled with Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

This is also the world's first tablet to be unveiled with Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich


It measures 10.35 by 7.12 by 0.33 inches, and weighs 1.29 pounds

It measures 10.35 by 7.12 by 0.33 inches, and weighs 1.29 pounds


The release date is expected on the week of 12/19 December based on the pre-orders and inbound shipment schedules

Asus Transformer Prime's release date is expected on the week of 12/19 December based on the pre-orders and inbound shipment schedules


Impressing reviewers with its svelte design, speedy performance via the Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and camera quality, Asus Transformer Prime is deserved to be called 2011’s best Android tablet

Impressing reviewers with its svelte design, speedy performance via the Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and camera quality, Asus Transformer Prime is deserved to be called 2011’s best Android tablet

Asus Transformer Prime: Release Date, Specs and Features

 

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This article was published on 2011/12/06