Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is an Android Honeycomb (3.2) tablet that can be coupled with an optional keyboard dock. The Transformer Prime features a 10.1-inch Super IPS display with a 1280 x 800-resolution, a backside-illuminated 8-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.4 aperture plus a 1.3-megapixel front cam, and is the first to be powered by Nvidia's Tegra 3, quad-core mobile processor formerly known as Kal-El.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 12/2011
  • Price at launch: $499.00

What You Need To Know

  • It will be upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Manufacturer claims 12-hour battery life that can be extended to 18 hours with the optional $149 keyboard dock accessory

Verge Review

What does a laptop in the post-PC era look like? Is it an ultrabook with familiar internals and software in a dramatically slimmed-down shell? Or is it possible to use a modern mobile OS like Android, energy-efficient chips, and build something that bridges the gap between the portability of a tablet and the power of a laptop? Leave it to two companies with deep roots in the PC industry — Asus and Nvidia — to take a stab at that question with the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. It’s the world’s...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.31 inches
Weight 1.29 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 10.1 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 3.2
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra 3
RAM size 1 GB

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 7.1 inches
Width 10.4 inches
Thickness 0.31 inches
Weight 1.29 pounds
Color Black / Silver
Speakers Mono
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 10.1 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1280 px
Resolution (Y) 800 px
PPI 149
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 3.2
Notable apps Tegra Zone, Vibe Music, Asus Launcher
Processor
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra 3
Clock speed 1.4 GHz
Cores 4
GPU
Brand Nvidia
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
RAM type DDR2
Storage
Internal size 32 GB, 64 GB
External storage Yes
External storage support microSD
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR
Front Camera
Effective pixels 1.2 megapixels
Rear Camera
Effective pixels 8 megapixels
Flash Single LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Ports
Video out Yes
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro HDMI
Sensors
Sensors Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 25 Wh
Quoted use time 12 hr
Benchmarks
Quadrant 3132
SunSpider 1707.3 ms
The Verge Battery Test 5 hours 9 minutes
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