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Asus Transformer Prime hands-on

0. phoneArena 11 Jan 2012, 18:05 posted on

Adorned with some serious hardware over what was found with the Asus Eee Pad Transformer from not too long ago, the Transformer Prime has been treated to some visual flare with its design. Specifically, it’s been outfitted with a shiny metallic back cover...

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posted on 11 Jan 2012, 18:12 9

1. andro. (Posts: 1957; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


2012 is certainly looking to be the year of the android tablet

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 23:15

6. MySchizoBuddy (Posts: 55; Member since: 23 Aug 2011)


just like 2011

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 18:32

2. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)


What about the antenna problems that Michael H. pointed out did they happen to ask the vendor about that?

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 18:39

3. tluv00 (Posts: 134; Member since: 18 Oct 2007)


At least pronounce the name correctly. Eh-Suess.....now don't forget or hot Asian chicks will kill you while you sleep.

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 19:17 2

4. sorcio46 (Posts: 397; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


When a full review by PA with ICS onboard :D? I wanna see this beast eating the iPad 2 ^^

posted on 11 Jan 2012, 22:31 1

5. iblackdroid (Posts: 67; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)


Dont get me wrong, I really love the tablet and hate all the stupid apple law suits, but from the front this looks VERY similar to the iPad 2

posted on 12 Jan 2012, 00:39 1

7. jphillips63 (Posts: 180; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Once again they have issues with the radio and gps due to the fact they used a metal case. They know of the issue but yet refuse to address this. Why would anyone purchase a device that comes to the market with a major known flaw?

posted on 12 Jan 2012, 02:43

8. cthunder (Posts: 104; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)


Because most people won't be using the tablet for Gps.

posted on 12 Jan 2012, 10:57

10. jphillips63 (Posts: 180; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


true but the radio signal is still vital for LTE networks and CDMA when not in a LTE zone. The radio and gps goes hand in hand and neither are standalone items.
so with a flawed radio due to the case design you will always have signal issues.

posted on 12 Jan 2012, 13:42

11. jinwons (Posts: 95; Member since: 24 Nov 2010)


Isn't this WiFi only model? I don't think it has Verizon cell data radio.

posted on 12 Jan 2012, 08:15

9. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1007; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)


2 months ago I wanted the original transformer....now I want the Transformer Prime! I like how well built it is and with the keyboard, this is a possible netbook or even PC replacement. I may be at a stretch with replacing the PC, but there are apps out there that have the ability to give a tablet the feel of a PC

If I get this, I need to get a wireless printer and call it a day

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