Asus Quad-Core Tab + Laptop $799
Transformer Pad is more than just a tablet – it’s also an Android laptop.
Asus’ new Transformer Pad TF701T, is a 10.1-inch Android tablet with 2560 x 1600 IPS display and quad core processor.
The PC brand has done well on its Transformer line which have mobile docks allowing it be a dual tablet and laptop device.The dock also has full-size keyboard with a large touchpad and Microsoft Office-compatible Polaris Office suite is pre-installed.
The new Transformer Pad has plenty of grunt with high-performance NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and a 72-core GeForce GPU.
The dock features a USB 3.0 port, built-in battery, and SDXC card slot, on top of the tablet’s own slot.
It is 8.9mm thick and weighs 585g for the tablet while the dock weighs 570g. It cost $799 at ASUS resellers and selected Harvey Norman stores from next week.
The 10″ Android running Jelly Bean 4.2 also has ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, 17-hours battery life when docked ( 13 without),front 1.2-mp camera and a 5-mp on the rear ,both shooting 1080p Full HD video.
The camera also has Zero shutter lag, HDR (High Dynamic Range) and intelligent face enhancement.
It also has Miracast Wi-Fi, so the Pad can mirror its display to a compatible HDTV.
Processor NVIDIA Tegra 4 T40X quad-core
Operating system Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Display 10.1-inch 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA, 300ppi)
LED-backlit with IPS with 10-point capacitive multi-touch
Memory & storage 2GB DDR3L RAM
64GB onboard storage with microSDXC (tablet) & SDXC (dock) slots
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n (dual-band) with Miracast, Bluetooth 3.0 + EDR
Connectivity Tablet: Micro-HDMI port, 3.5mm headphone/mic jack
Dock: USB 3.0 port, microSDXC card slot
Sensors Accelerometer, ambient light, e-compass, gyroscope
Audio Tablet: Speaker with ASUS SonicMaster technology, microphone
Battery Tablet: 31Wh lithium polymer with up to 13 hours battery life
Dock: 16Wh lithium polymer with up to 4 hours battery life
Size & weight Tablet: 263 x 180.8 x 8.9mm, 585g
Dock: 263 x 180.8 x 7mm, 570g