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

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… Continue reading

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

…ave been expecting the Transformer Prime as a Christmas gift. If this report is accurate, there could be a considerable delay before any shipments are made, while Asus re-engineers the Wi-Fi functionality. A previous hands-on review by AnAndTech did find issues with Wi-Fi range and throughput, so it’s not unreasonable to believe Asus have identified a problem here. However, SlashGear have been in contact with an official Asus rep, who claim… Continue reading

Source Code and User Manual for Transformer Prime

…ablet – 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 kernel modifications that have been made to suit the TF201 hardware. This will make it easy for third party ROM developers like CyanogenMod to make a compatible firmware release. The User Manual also has plenty of interesting tidbits. For example, it’s got a full schemat… 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 (1.29 l… 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 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

Magnetic Cover for Eee Pad Transformer Inspired by Origami 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 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, along with… Continue reading

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 with 12-cor… 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