ASUS Transformer Prime – Official Launch

ASUS has officially unveiled the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. This is the world’s first quad-core Tegra 3 device, and is every bit as impressive as you’d hoped. The official specifications are now revealed – 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 wit… Continue 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… 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

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

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

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

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

think of a different Christmas present this year. If you want some added torture, or just can’t get enough of this device, check out the video below. These are the slides from the Asus Press Briefing earlier today. The Transformer Prime is a beautiful device indeed. [Source Netbook News] [Via Phandroid] … 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

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

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