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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing
You’ve probably seen a lot of great hands-on and unboxing videos of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer minus the keyboard dock. Getting a hold of the whole package has been a challenge, but today we’re happy to be sharing our first impressions of this underdog Honeycomb tab with its Xoom beating price and cool keyboard dock that transforms the tablet into a netbook. 

With a 10.1 inch display adopting the same IPS screen technology found in the iPad 2 and a high resolution of 800x1280 pixels, it’s safe to say the Asus Eee Pad transformer, with its Gorilla Glass screen jumps to the front of the queue as far as Honeycomb tab displays go.

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Unboxing

Inside, you’ll also find a 1GHz dual core Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of RAM as well as a 16GB internal SSD. With a microSD card slot on the tablet and a standard SD card slot on the dock, this opens you up to a whopping 80GB of potential storage, impressive right? As if that wasn’t enough, there’s a miniHDMI on the unit, a proprietary charging port and on the keyboard dock, 2 USBs and another battery to keep you going for up to 16 hours.

There’s a lot more to be said about this cool tablet in the full review. Keep an eye on phoneArena, it should be up in the next couple of days.

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posted on 08 May 2011, 13:31

1. phbelov (Posts: 124; Member since: 25 Mar 2011)

Can't wait for the full review. Transformer looks cool!

posted on 08 May 2011, 14:00

2. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

hell yeah! ive been waiting for this one long time :D:D:D:D:D

posted on 08 May 2011, 16:07

3. JosephGubbels (Posts: 15; Member since: 09 Mar 2011)

That finish on the back looks awesome

posted on 08 May 2011, 16:24 1

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Not to mention the price of the Eee Pad.... I'll bet the folks at Moto are making similar (EEE!) sounds - as in screaming their heads off at the price point.

posted on 08 May 2011, 19:25 4

5. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

Wow!!! finally a real android tablet.

posted on 08 May 2011, 19:47 1

6. Hello-dirt (Posts: 102; Member since: 02 May 2010)

I agree. As I watched the video, I felt giddy, like on Christmas morning. Asus did a great job on design, packaging, and PRICE!

posted on 08 May 2011, 20:47

7. Su-Rio (Posts: 51; Member since: 05 May 2011)

i wish it came in black... and less bezel...

posted on 09 May 2011, 00:31

11. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)

don't complaint about it please the bezel is not that bad, have you seen the blackberry playbook?, horrible!, Awesome job Asus!

posted on 09 May 2011, 09:07

13. raphyd (unregistered)

I think this device is the model for what the computer industry is going to transform into within the next few years. With windows joining the tablet race by the end of the year and rumors suggesting that Google's new chrome os will eventually be transitioned to become their prime tablet os it seems like a device like the Asus will become the nirm sooner rather than later.

posted on 09 May 2011, 09:39

14. DIYguy (Posts: 190; Member since: 27 Feb 2011)

"Then slice open the tags nice and carefully" then he flips the box with a huge thump... : D The tablet looks great!!

posted on 09 May 2011, 20:37

15. ccrulesn (unregistered)

Were can I get the whole package as shown in the video? Please tell me, also how much did the whole package cost. I saw on separate video that when the whole package is available that it will be $500.00 is that true?

posted on 16 May 2011, 09:31

16. BarryLlewellynpersonalbacete (Posts: 2; Member since: 16 May 2011)

Wow, I can't believe you managed to get your hands on the keyboard!! I have the tablet and its amazing!!! Great value, definatly worth getting! But the damn keyboard is sold out everywhere!!!!!!!

posted on 23 Sep 2011, 10:01

17. teacher (unregistered)

I would not buy an Asus for anything. My school district bought 6000 Asus Eee computers. Within two years the keyboards are going down like crazy. Sure it's an easy $25 - $40 dollar fix. But multiply that by 6000 and then in 2 years we will have to do the same again. They really hurt the schools who are trying their best to get our kids affordable technology that can help them be prepared for the future. Asus has offered no help and think how much of the taxpayers money they made on a inferior product.

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