Asus Transformer Prime now available for pre-order at Best Buy

Asus Transformer Prime now available for pre-order at Best Buy
While the quad-core powered Asus Transformer Prime does not have an official launch date, the tablet has been available for pre-order at Amazon and now can be reserved from Best Buy. The 32GB tablet has a Tegra 3 processor under the hood and while recent reports speculated about it launching with Ice Cream Sandwich, it looks as though Android 3.2 will be installed on the Asus Transformer Prime out of the box. Best Buy is charging $499.99 for the tablet in both champagne and gray.

According to Amazon, the Asus Transformer Prime will be released on December 16th, and if that date holds up the 10.1 inch tablet will be available as a gift for the holidays. And what fan of technology would not love to receive a quad-core powered tablet for Chanukah or Xmas.

source: BestBuy via AndroidCentral


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Transformer Prime
  • Display 10.1" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / Other front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC

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12 Comments

1. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Preordered mine last week. Excited to see how it compares to my Xoom.

2. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

good luck imkyle

3. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I don't need it and will probably most likely return it, but I'm curious to see how much better it plays flash videos.

4. eaphx

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 24, 2011

You should of returned that s**t zoom a year ago

5. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I kinda like the Xoom. Little heavy and the screen is not as vivid as some of the others, but the updates are first.

6. shifu

Posts: 44; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

im so pumped i just per-ordered mine!.......The tablet i wont return!

7. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Finally an Android tablet truly worth owning. ICS is the future of tabs and honeycomb was quite slow and clunky.

8. badelemental

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

Request: Please do a video review of this beast.

9. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Might be my first tablet.

10. digimind

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

I heard a rumor that he will be at Amazon.com on 16 dec. http://digimind.nl/2011/11/asus-transformer-prime-releasedatum-usa/ (sorry my blog is in Dutch)

11. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

First tablet that's gotten me interested in the tablet form-factor enough to consider purchasing.

12. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I can't afford the entire 500 up front, so I'll likely put this monster on Layaway and have it paid off by February. Oh the life of a college student.

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