ASUS Transformer Prime

Last updated: Nov 8th, 2011.

The ASUS Transformer Prime is the successor to the original Eee Pad Transformer that debuted in early 2011. ASUS aimed at the high-end market this time around with premium materials like a fully aluminum exterior, more internal storage and thinner form factor.

The Transformer Prime features a 10.1-inch, 1280x800 Super IPS Corning Gorilla Glass display, a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB or 64B of internal storage, 1.2MP front facing/8MP rear camera with LED flash and capable of full 1080p HD video recording. If you're looking for ports, the Transformer Prime has no shortage of them with expandability for a micro SD card, micro HDMI, 3.5MM audio jack and even USB 2.0 with the optional keyboard dock.

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ASUS Transformer Prime Review

The ASUS Transformer Prime was the first quad-core Android tablet on the market and we’ve had quite a bit of time to play around with it. We’ll be taking a look at hardware, software and even the laptop dock that turns this Tegra 3 powerhouse into one of the most interesting netbooks you’ll ever see. …

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ASUS said to be working up Android 4.2 updates for its tablets

We’re not too surprised by today’s news, but we’re going to put it out there anyway: ASUS looks to be working on getting Android 4.2 out to its Transformer tablets. The news came via a call to customer service where one customer inquired about the upgrade for their Transformer Prime. The rep didn’t specifically confirm …

Transformer Prime Jelly Bean update now available for download from ASUS

A quick heads up for owners of the ASUS Transformer Prime in the US still without their Jelly Bean update. ASUS has posted the full update file to their support site to be downloaded and manually installed via sideload. Head over to the ASUS download center and search for TF201, then navigate to firmware downloads. …

ASUS Transformer Prime gets port of Open WebOS

Although WebOS seems to be a mobile operating system on life support, it’s no surprise there is still some interest. It is a very good operating system, and had Palm and HP not dropped the ball on the Pre series and the TouchPad respectively it could have seriously challenged the market as a premier operating …

Jelly Bean now arriving for ASUS Transformer Prime

Just as promised by ASUS, reports are rolling in that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has started to hit Transformer Prime tablets in the US. The rollout marks the first of two major updates that ASUS plans to launch over the next 48 hours, with the Transformer Pad Infinity receiving its dose of Jelly Bean starting …

ASUS Posts Changelog And Rollout Dates For Transformer Prime and Transformer Infinity

Asus confirmed via their social networks earlier today that the Transformer Pad Infinity and Transformer Prime were set to receive Jelly Bean in the coming weeks. They told us to stay tuned for further updates and like clockwork, the Taiwanese manufacturer has provided a mini-changelog of sorts, so that Transformer users know exactly what to …

ASUS: Jelly Bean for Transformer Pad Infinity and Transformer Prime coming soon

After announcing the rollout of Android 4.1 for the Transformer Prime (TF201) in Sweden yesterday, ASUS has made a more generalized announcement saying to expect the update soon. Along with the Prime, ASUS also announced that the Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700) would receive Jelly Bean in the coming days. The announcement comes by way of …

ASUS announces Transformer Prime update to Jelly Bean for Sweden

ASUS Transformer Prime owners could be seeing an update to Jelly Bean as early as today…if they happen to live in Sweden. The computer and tablet maker’s Swedish branch took to Facebook earlier this morning to announce that the upgrade to Android 4.1 should soon commence for the tablet with a keyboard dock. There is …

Minor update pushing to ASUS Transformer Prime, activates Face Unlock

The ASUS Transformer Prime is receiving another minor update, one which brings about a few new tweaks to the tablet’s Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The major addition here is the ability to use Android 4.0’s Face Unlock, a feature which has been promised for some time but has yet to be activated on the …