November 10, 2011
When it comes to tablet based devices these days most manufacturers have scrapped the bottle of the barrel in terms of processing power, however Asus hopes to change that fact with their newly announced Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the first Google Android based tablet to feature a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 chip.
Teased to consumers in October the $499 (32GB) and $599 (64GB) models will arrive this December and they promise to pack quite the punch.
Aside from the quad-core processor setup the Transformer Prime also offers an 8-megapixel rear facing camera with LED flash (upgraded from 5-megapixels on the older model) while coming in at a relatively small .33 inches thick and 1.29 pounds. The tablets 10.1″ Super IPS+, 1280×800 display that houses the camera lens also comes equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack for easy compatible headset listening while the system is powered on 1GB of LP DDR2 memory. read more