Asus Transformer Prime with NVIDIA Tegra-3 Quad-core processor is expected to land in India next month. The new Asus Transformer Prime is the first tablet announced with Quad-core processor and apparently this will be the first tablet to enter in India with such a powerful processor. Also, Asus Tranformer Prime is a sleek slate comes packed in just 8.9mm thick body.
This device boasts a 10.1 inch Super IPS Plus touchscreen display covered with Corning Gorilla glass for extra sturdiness and durability. The screen display is apt for video watching and comfortable gaming. The rear-facing camera can record videos at 1080p HD quality and this has a back-illuminated CMOS sensor which allows to shoot videos even in low-light conditions. Asus Transformer Prime is a handy light weighted device with just 586 grams (1.29 pounds) without the dock. With the dock attached and 22Wh battery, it can deliver an ample 14.5 hours of run-time and atleast 12 hours for sure. Asus Transformer Prime also comes pre-loaded with enterprise level applications including SuperNote and Polaris Office.
Highlights of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime :
10.1-inch (1280 x 800), LED backlit Super IPS+ Gorilla Glass display
1.3 GHz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU and 12-core Nvidia GeForce GPU
Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)
1GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal memory that is expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD
8MP auto focus camera with flash, f/2.4 lens and 1080p video and 1.2MP secondary camera
Wi-Fi 802..11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, GPS
Micro HDMI port, SD Card reader and USB Port (dock)
25Wh battery that offers 12h runtime and 22Wh battery with mobile dock
To our surprise, this little monster is eligible for Android Ice Cream Sandwich update. Asus announced the global level update on 12th January 2012. Asus Tranformer Prime 32GB version is expected to be priced $499 and the 64GB model for $599.