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The Transformer Pad Infinity is the Wi-Fi only version of Asus' new flagship tablet, with a super-high resolution 1920 x 1200 10.1-inch IPS display and a Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Description

Whereas the original Galaxy Note was somewhere between a phone and tablet, its enlarged 10.1-inch sibling is clearly in the latter category. The Galaxy Note 10.1 runs Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and features the same S-Pen stylus support and handwriting recognition found in the original Note.

The Nook Tablet from Barnes & Noble features a low-glare ("fully laminated") 7-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display from LG, 16GB of internal storage, and 1GB of RAM. Its primary competition is Amazon's Kindle Fire, which costs $50 less.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: July 2012

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Aug. 16, 2012
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 17, 2011
  • Price at launch: $249.00
  • Height: 7.12 inches
  • Width: 10.35 inches
  • Thickness: 0.33 inches
  • Weight: 1.29 pounds
  • Color: Red, Blue, White

Hardware

  • Height: 7.1 inches
  • Width: 10.3 inches
  • Thickness: 0.35 inches
  • Weight: 1.31 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver, White / Silver
  • Speakers: Stereo
  • Height: 8.1 inches
  • Width: 5 inches
  • Thickness: 0.48 inches
  • Weight: 0.88 pounds
  • Color: Gray
  • Speakers: Mono
  • Screen size (diagonal): 10.1 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1200 px
  • PPI: 224
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 10.1 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1280 px
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • PPI: 149
  • Touchscreen type: Dual-digitizer
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 7 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1024 px
  • Resolution (Y): 600 px
  • PPI: 170
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.0
  • Media streaming: DLNA

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: Android 4.0
  • Media streaming: DLNA, AllShare
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Nook Color
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Notable apps: Hulu Plus, Netflix
  • CPU brand: Nvidia
  • CPU family: Tegra 3
  • CPU model: T33
  • Clock speed: 1.6 GHz
  • Cores: 4

Processor

  • Clock speed: 1.4 GHz
  • Cores: 4
  • CPU brand: TI
  • CPU family: OMAP 4
  • CPU model: OMAP4430
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Cores: 2
  • Brand: Nvidia
  • Model: ULP GeForce

GPU

  • Brand: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX540
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • Internal size: 32 GB, 64 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • External storage support: microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • External storage support: microSD
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • External storage support: microSD
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: No
  • Effective pixels: 2 megapixels

Front Camera

  • Effective pixels: 1.9 megapixels
  • Effective pixels: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: Single LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus

Rear Camera

  • Effective pixels: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: Single LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Proprietary, Micro HDMI

Ports

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Proprietary
  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Micro USB
Ambient Light, Accelerometer

Sensors

Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer
Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 25 Wh
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted use time: 10 hr

Battery

  • Capacity: 7000 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted use time: 9 hr

Benchmarks

  • Quadrant: 2302
  • SunSpider: 4169.1 ms
  • The Verge Battery Test: 6 hours 57 minutes
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