Eee Pad Transformer Prime has many charms, but price is not among them. At $499 for the entry 16GB model, it's a step higher than the original Transformer, and ASUS has been selling them side by side since the Prime's introduction in December. But with the new Transformer Pad TF300, ASUS has replaced its original tablet at a more palatable $379 while still keeping some impressive performance capabilities thanks to the NVIDIA Tegra 3 platform and the Transformer's trademark keyboard dock. Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box is the icing on the cake. The Android tablet landscape is a lot more competitive now than it was a year ago - let's see if ASUS has kept up.
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Padfone, how long we've waited for you. But those of you in Europe won't have to wait too much longer. After ASUS announced that the much-anticipated smartphone/tablet/netbook would be selling in Taiwan this month, Notebook Italia reports that Italy (and presumably other European territories) will get the Padfone in late May. They also spoke to the Euro price of the device: €699 for the phone and tablet combo. The keyboard dock, similar to the docks for the Transformer tablets, will be an additional €149.
ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime, you're in luck. The slightly lower-end Transformer Pad 300, the replacement model for ASUS' original Transformer, will hit the United States on Sunday, April 22nd. PC World reports the news from an ASUS spokesperson, who says that pricing won't be revealed until that date - but international pre-orders indicate that a $399 price to match the original Transformer is likely.
Tablette Store and say, "Je veux le bleu, s'il vous plaît." The ASUS Transformer Pad 300 (minus the "Eee" branding, finally) has just gone up for pre-order. The 32GB version is set at €499, or about $650. ASUS mentioned a cheaper 16GB alternative when it debuted the 10-inch tablet at Mobile World Congress, but there's no sign of it today - though the retailer says that the tablet will be available on May 15th. Presumably the price is for the tablet alone, though the keyboard dock is pictured.
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Federal Communication Commission's certification systems. Asus is only seeking certification for the WiFi version in the United States so far - it looks like it'll be a while before the LTE version makes it here, if ever.
note the new branding!) was revealed at Mobile World Congress today, and Android Community was on-hand to get the skinny. The biggest news is that the 300 series will have both 3G and LTE mobile data, a first for Asus in any market - and a good sign that eventually the Transformer Pad 300 will make its way to the US.