At CES, Asus revealed a new version of the Asus Transformer Prime (700 series) with improvements to the original models with higher price points. The original Asus Tranformer Prime has just been updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and was named the coolest tablet of 2011 by Wireless and Mobile News.
Improvements include a new back that will allow for better wireless connections, higher resolution screen (1920 x 1200), 2MP front-facing camera, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and 2MP front-facing camera.
The Asus Transformer Prime 700 has a 10.1” 1080p touchscreen for Entertainment, Media, Gaming and Productivity and MSRP of $599 for the 32GB model and $699 for the 64GB model. The new models will be available Q2 2012 in North Americau.
Specs of the Asus Transformer Prime TF700T are:
- Processor- NVIDIA Tegra 3 Mobile Processor (1.3 GHz Quad core Cortex A9, 12 core GeForce GPU).
- Display – Brilliant 10.1”HD (1920×1200), 178 degrees ultra-wide viewing angle Super IPS+ panel display with Gorilla Glass.
- Camera – Rear facing 8MP Auto-Focus camera with dedicated LED Flash, 2.0MP Front Facing camera for Video Chat.
- Storage – 32GB or 64GB internal memory plus 8GB of ASUS Web Storage.
- Media Capabilities – 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 High Profile, High Bit Rate video decode and playback.
- Media Capture – 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 video capture.
- Connectivity - Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology.
- Ports – 2-in-1 3.5mm jack, micro-HDMI output, microSD card reader.
- Audio – Built-in stereo speakers, microphone.
- Dimensions – 263 x 180.8 x 8.3mm, 586g.
- Battery - 25WHr Lithium-Polymer Battery.