Asus Transformer Prime getting Android 4.0 today

Asus Transformer Prime getting Android 4.0 today
It wasn't expected to be available until this Thursday, January 12th, but Asus has surprised us all and released the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Transformer Prime starting today. If you've been watching our live blog of the event, you'll have seen the news already, but at around 4:35 PM PST, NVIDIA President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced that the Asus Transformer Prime would be getting the Ice Cream Sandwich update today. 

This officially makes the Transformer Prime the first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet on the market (you know, except for anyone with an alpha Cyanogenmod 9 ROM loaded up.)

Related phones

Transformer Prime
  • Display 10.1 inches
    800 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    Other front
  • Hardware NVIDIA Tegra 3, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDHC
  • OS Android 4.0.3



9. tfarner7

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

Jan 18 - after 6 weeks of waiting on my Champagne Prime, Best Buy cancelled all orders. I was told that ASUS failed to honor their contractual obligations to Best Buy. Best Buy had not received any Champagne Primes in over the a month. Query 1: Does this have anything to do with HASBRO? Query 2: Does this have anything to do with all of the faulty WiFi units showing up in Europe now? Query 3: If the first two questions are no, then why didn't they post-pone Europe's distribution a few weeks and take care of the American market. The CEO of ASUS promised pipelines filled in the US by now and hasn't honored this. He denied, at first, a problem with WiFi and a problem with the GPS too. He has forced a flawed product on the consume with no regrets.He shows 'no' concern for the consumer, only getting distribution. This will eventually be their downfall if he isn't replaced immediately. The only good thing he has done, is opened the eyes of the real techno companies and we'll see Apple, Samsung, Toshiba, Motorola respond with a vengeance in a few short months. I ordered two and received one. If not for the fact that I also bought so many accessories for the ASUS - I'd write them off now. But the first company to come out with a similar tablet has my business! I hope tat Amazon, Best Buy and others boycott ASUS in the future.

8. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

Ive been waiting patiently to get this laptop.................i mean tablet lol. Im going to try to get the tablet b4 my birthday (March 18) If anyone would like to buy me one, Id greatly appreciate it...........just kidding lol

6. ryan5609

Posts: 107; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

Just updated to ICS and I am using it now. I like what I am seeing so far! Browsing and speed in general seems to be much better.

5. peekb24 unregistered


7. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Lol, save me some bandwith.

4. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

What good is this if the GPS on the prime doesn't work properly due to the metal case Asus used for the tablet? They have acknowledged this is a major flaw yet refuse to do anything about fixing it. It'll just be another half baked tablet just as the Moto Xoom was/is

3. davin8r unregistered, when? It is 5:45 pm on West Coast (8:45 pm East), and no update is available yet.

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

2012 certainly will be the year of the android tablet

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I'm in love now!!!

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless