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Asus Transformer Pad 300

Asus Transformer Pad 300
10.1"
1280 x 800 pixels
8 MP
Other front
NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L
Quad-core, 1200 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
MEMORY: 32 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Feb 27, 2012
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • HDMI connector for TV-out (Micro HDMI (Type D))

Cons

  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB

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Description

Asus Transformer Pad 300 is the most affordable Asus gets with tablets without getting cheap: the TF Pad 300 drops the aluminum for plastic and the price dips a $100 below the Transformer Prime to $399. It’s still a serious computing machine powered by NVIDIA’s quad-core Tegra 3 chip, but it’s slightly bulkier. The Transformer Pad 300 is 0.39” (9.9mm) thick and tips the scales at 22.4 ounces (635 g). The screen on the TF Pad 300 is almost the same great screen as on the Transformer Prime - it’s an IPS one with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. There’s also 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.35 x 7.12 x 0.39 inches (263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 22.40 oz (635 g)
      the average is 20.8 oz (594 g)
  • Colors:
    • Blue, Red, White

DisplayPopup

  • Physical size:
    • 10.1 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 149 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 62.21 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup8 megapixels
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.2
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • ISO control, White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • PopupScenes
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • Other

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

      • NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
  • Graphics processor:
      • ULP GeForce @ 416MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable, Li - Polymer

MultimediaPopup

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • USB Host
  • HDMI:
      • Micro HDMI (Type D)
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync
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Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Feb 2012

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 379

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Asus Transformer Pad TF300


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Asus Transformer Pad 300 16GB

differences:

  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

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