The tablet has a detachable keyboard and is just 8.3mm thin. Shih told Mossberg that the goal is to launch the device in the first quarter of 2012. He also noted that the tablet will run the new Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, which was designed for use in both phones and tablets. The other day, we told you that UK retailer LambdaTek had posted information about the tablet on its web site, showing a release date of November 7th. It seems information from the top at Asus would suggest otherwise.