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

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 avail… 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

ASUS: Transformer Prime Is Coming

er Prime to reach a battery life of up to 16.5 hours. That’s far better than any mainstream offerings on the market today. The Transformer Prime will also be the first tablet device to feature Google’s new Android release – version 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”. This update sports a ton of new features, from face recognition to enhanced email & productivity apps. The all-new operating system is likely to be a major se… Continue reading

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

We’ve been hearing rumors of an early December release for some time, but now it’s officially confirmed. The good people at Netbook News have heard directly from an Asus spokesperson about the matter. Apparently Taiwan will be the first country to receive the Prime, with the first devices hitting the shelves December 1st. Those in the US will have to wait a little longer, as sales will begin December 1st for online and retail outlets… 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

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

Pre-Order The Transformer Prime At Amazon: The Countdown Begins

Well it’s now officially December 19th – the day Asus will release the Transformer Prime for sale! Amazon are already prepared, with all four variants of the Prime available for pre-order right now. Any minute now they could switch from “Temporarily out of stock” to “In Stock”, so you’d better snag yours quickly! Here’s the different models available: TF201-B1-GR - 32GB Amethyst Gray TF201-B1-CG -… Continue reading

Features & Specifications

ife playing 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 WiFi a/b/g/n Bluetooth 3.0 GPS For more specs and pricing information, check out the official announcement by ASUS. … 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