Asus announced the launch of Android based Eee Pad Transformer tablet which has earlier unveiled at CES in Jan 2011. This brand new tablet can be used as full-fledged laptop with optional expandable keyboard docking station.
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet runs on Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS powered by 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor and 1GB RAM . Asus Transformer tablet has a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with 1280×800 resolution capable of full 1080p HD playback , which is viewable at angles up to 178 degree. Transformer Tablet features a 5 megapixel snapper at back side that can record HD video and a 1.2 megapixel front side camera for video calling.This tablet also packed with HDMI port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro SD Card Reader port etc.The Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet also includes Gravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gyroscope and GPS for location based services.
Asus offers an optional Mobile Docking Station which is basically a full QWERTY keyboard with Android function keys to be connected with the tablet.This mobile docking station is also helps to extend the battery life of the tablet to up to 16 hours instead 9.5 hours of battery life, the standalone tablet offers.
Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet would be available in 16GB and 32GB storage capacities for a price range of $400-$700 approximately.
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Tablet PC Specifications and Features:
- 10.1-inch LED touchscreen 1280×800 pixels
- Gorilla Glass Technology
- Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS
- NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
- Optional mobile dock
- 5 MP rear-facing camera with HD video support
- 1.2 MP front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
- 2-in-1 Audio Jack
- Mini HDMI 1.3 port
- Micro SD Card Reader
- Adobe Flash 10.23 support
- Asus Waveshare UI
- 24.4Wh Li-polymer Battery