Today we have another video showing off the exceptional new quad-core tablet running on the NVIDIA Tegra 3 — and that is the ASUS Transformer Prime. This appears to be a production unit but we have a pretty decent and thorough video review for you below, and a good look at the hardware up close and personal.
This video tease is the Transformer Prime running on pre-production software and hardware including Android 3.2.1 Honeycomb, not Ice Cream Sandwich. For a quick look at the Prime running ICS click here. While this video doesn’t really show us anything new that we didn’t already know. We get a very close and detailed look around the device including all of the ports, and the reviewer shows us the about page clearly stating the Transformer Prime TF201 and Android 3.2.1 Honeycomb is on board.
One thing worth noting is the live wallpaper. It seems be be much more advanced than some we’ve seen in the past with waves and water movement, bubbles, and even sharks floating around — definitely more going on here than most. Watching the video performance is extremely smooth and fluid even with a wallpaper like that in the background. In the video we do see some less than impressive AnTuTu benchmark results but he claims it’s because of Honeycomb and will be much higher with ICS. While I understand that I’d still expect a quad-core tablet to outperform all dual-core smartphones, so take that as you’d like.
Either way this was just another quick and detailed look at the upcoming ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime quad-core Android tablet that should be arriving this December. I can’t wait!