ASUS Transformer Prime – Official Launch

aying 720p video, 18 hours with keyboard dock Metallic spun finish Two available colors: Amethyst Gray and Champagne Gold (show below, respectively) Android 3.2 – will be updated to Android 4.0 as soon as possible after release Yes, that’s Gorilla Glass you see there. For those of you who aren’t aware, Gorilla Glass is the gold standard in toughened glass, and has been used by most high end Android handsets lately (including th… Continue reading

Magnetic Cover for Eee Pad Transformer Inspired by Origami

Eeepc.it have discovered an awesome new cover for the Transformer Prime. This slick piece of work actually folds into various shapes, so you can stand the tablet in portrait or landscape mode, in a variety of different angles. It’s available from Amazon.de for EUR 39.99 right now. We’re not sure exactly when it will ship (hopefully around the same date as the Transformer itself). This cover’s well worth considering, al… Continue reading

Release Date

ASUS officially announced the Eee Pad Transformer Prime on November 9th. The device will be available for sale in the US from the 19th of December. Check out the Pricing page for more info on where to buy. Internationally, the Transformer Prime is expected to make an appearance in Europe (including the UK) by early January. The lucky people in Taiwan get to buy the device from December 1st, but buyers in other countries will have to wait until a… Continue reading

Transformer Prime Arrives at the FCC, Model Number Confirmed

With the launch date of November 9th rapidly approaching, the Asus Transformer Prime has been submitted to the FCC for review. Most of the details are hidden behind confidentiality agreements, but we have been able to confirm some details from the publicly visible documents. According to the RF Test Report, the model number for the Transformer Prime will be “TF201″. The old Eee Pad Transformer was “TF101″, so this seems r… Continue reading

Rumour: Transformer Prime Delayed Until New Year Due To Wi-Fi Issues

Several recent reports have indicated that Asus will delay the Transformer Prime release until next year, citing Wi-Fi issues as the reason. Apparently NCIX sent an email to customers who had pre-ordered the device, notifying them of the expected delay. Here is the redacted text of one customer’s email: Unfortunately, we just received word that the ASUS Transformer Prime has been delayed worldwide and will most likely not be available bef… Continue reading

Pricing & Where To Buy

Pricing The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime will retail for $499 (32GB) and $599 (64GB), with the optional mobile dock accessory priced at $140. The pricing may vary from store to store, but this is the base price which has been confirmed by Asus. Where To Buy The ASUS Transformer Prime is now available for sale from a number of retailers in the USA and Canada. European and International pricing is yet to be confirmed. In the USA, you can buy fro… Continue reading

Transformer Prime: Official Website Live

You’re officially allowed to get excited now. ASUS has put the full Tranformer Prime website live, with features, photos & full specifications for the device. This mini-site has got all the info you could possibly want about Asus’ new tablet. Here’s the features ASUS highlights on the page: Metallic spun finish design that’s only 8.3mm slim and 586g light NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 Quad-core CPU for excellent multitasking, 1080p … Continue reading

Confirmed: Transformer Prime to be Released in US on December 8th

s already have the device available for pre-order, so you can snag your copy now and be prepared for the rush. Unfortunately, international users will have to wait even longer. Asus still haven’t confirmed the official dates, but are expecting the device to be available in the UK and elsewhere in Europe by January 2012. So if you’re not lucky enough to live in the US or Taiwan, it might be time to think of a different Christmas prese… Continue reading

Source Code and User Manual for Transformer Prime

Well the news is coming in thick and fast now! The US product page for the Transformer Prime went live just a few days ago, and we just announced yesterday that the device is available for pre-order. Now Asus have released the official source code and user manual for the new tablet – before any physical devices have even hit the shelves! You can grab the official source from the ASUS Download Site. It’s pretty small – just the… Continue reading