ASUS Transformer Prime – Official Launch

boasting an even better battery life than we’d previously reported. Specifications: 10.1-inch SuperIPS + display with Gorilla Glass 1280×800 screen resolution 1.3GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 Processor with 12-core GPU 1GB RAM 32GB or 64GB internal storage with microSD card slot microHDMI port 8MP F2.4 rear shooter with continuous flash for video recording, 1.2MP front camera 8.33mm thin 586g (1.29 lbs.) 12 hour battery life playing 72… 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 TF201Continue reading

Features & Specifications

The official specifications for the Transformer Prime have now been announced! Here’s the full details: Model Number: TF201 10.1-inch SuperIPS + display with Gorilla Glass 1280×800 screen resolution 1.3GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 Processor with 12-core GPU 1GB RAM 32GB or 64GB internal storage with microSD card slot microHDMI port 8MP F2.4 rear shooter with continuous flash for video recording, 1.2MP front camera 8.33mm thin 586g (1.29 l… Continue reading

ASUS: Transformer Prime Is Coming

ASUS has just revealed one of the hottest new Android products of 2011 – the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. This is the successor to Asus’ popular Android tablet, the Eee Pad Transformer. Asus is targeting a very specific market here, by offering a premium Android tablet with a detachable keyboard. However, unlike the combined iPad cases which can often include a keyboard, Asus has fully integrated the keyboard into the device. Not only… Continue reading

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

entified a problem here. However, SlashGear have been in contact with an official Asus rep, who claims there is no delay, and the device will ship on time. I quote: We are trying to confirm who released this statement and for what purpose right now. At this point, we still show to be on schedule to start shipments the week of 12/19. I will provide an update once I have additional information It’s not exactly the most firm of denials, but As… 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

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

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

OTA Update Brings GPS And Speed Improvements

This week ASUS released an over-the-air (OTA) update for the Transformer Prime. This new release (version 8.8.3.33) will be installed automatically on your device using the software update service. Users at XDA forums are reporting increased speed and better GPS using the new firmware version. Sounds like the upgrade’s well worth it, so consider docking your Transformer Prime tonight, and leaving it with a good WiFi connection to update. [… Continue reading