Asus Eee Pad Transformer makes a brief catwalk for $399 on Best Buy and Newegg
For that kind of money you get a 10" tablet screen with 1280x800 pixels of resolution, 5MP rear camera, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal memory, which is not a bad deal at all, considering the sharp-looking tablet comes with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The Eee Pad Transformer was a member of the tablet quartet Asus announced at the CES show this year.
The keyboard dock will apparently run you an extra $149, and you gain a chiclet-style keyboard plus and two USB ports. We already wrote that together with the extended battery on the dock the Asus Eee Pad Transformer runs a cool 16 hours unchained from cables, which sweetens up the pot even further.
1. MalakiMills (Posts: 256; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
Wow, great price with very nice hardware. Now I have to choose between three different tablets. The TouchPad, the Flyer, and this. All different OS's (well honeycomb and gingerbread are the same OS but you know what I mean) any suggestions?
3. protozeloz (Posts: 5379; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
go with honeycomb tablet its more future proof
4. protozeloz (Posts: 5379; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
err I meant
out of those 3 the one that fits your pocket the best and has the more tools/ accessories
6. Honeycomb_FTW (unregistered)
I'm pretty sure I'm going to get the Asus Eee Pad Transformer. There are times when I just need a good netbook/laptop for writing and whatnot and I think this will be able to do most, if not everything, I need. Not to mention the extra battery life gained via the dock.
The other thing I like about it, you don't really need a case for it. Just dock it and close it and you are good to go.
Nonetheless, I would stay away from any Android tablets that are not running Honeycomb.
5. ecml (Posts: 129; Member since: 23 Mar 2010)
Good Price! I will definitely buy this. Just hope this article isn't an April fool joke like the Spy Glasses Article haha
8. protozeloz (Posts: 5379; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
it may be..... its gone from both sites :/
7. agentoj (Posts: 104; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
Once its in stores I am going to check it out. $399.99 is a great price, for a tablet. I have the wifi xoom $600, asus tablet with dock= $550.