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

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. … 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

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

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

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

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

Update: Transformer Prime Launches December 19th

We just posted a couple of days ago that the Transformer Prime would be released December 8th. Well, we’ve now discovered that rumour – reported on several major websites – was actually incorrect. ASUS have now confirmed that the Transformer Prime will be released in the US on December 19th. So you’ve got an extra 10 days to wait. The retailers such as Amazon and Best Buy still haven’t updated their expected shippin… 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