Asus refutes problems with Wi-Fi on the Asus Transformer Prime; no change in launch date

Asus refutes problems with Wi-Fi on the Asus Transformer Prime; no change in launch date
To be launched the week of 12/19?

To be launched the week of 12/19?

As the first quad-core Android tablet to be made available, the Asus Transformer Prime's expected release during the week of December 19th is one that many are waiting for impatiently. So when rumors of a delay start to spread, people start worrying. Several of those who pre-ordered the tablet from various retailers told Android Central that they had heard that problems with the range of the Wi-Fi signal on the Asus Transformer Prime was causing the manufacturer to push the launch back until early 2012. It was not revealed where those who pre-ordered the tablet heard the story of the delay from.

This afternoon, Asus US said that there is no delay and that the Asus Transformer Prime is still on for a worldwide launch during the week of December 19th. However, whether you call it intuition, the "where there is some there is fire" saying, or just a plain hunch, somehow we think that this isn't the end of the story.

source: 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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7 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO​

2. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

When Anandtech have the unit for review they point it out that wifi indeed have problems, so sad..I for one love this tablet as well but didn't pre-order it

4. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

those are tester units and usally have short commings

3. shifu

Posts: 44; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

damnit im gonna keep my receipt very very very safe

5. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'd just buy a warranty and not worry about it. Me? I'm waiting for the Ipad 3, My RAZR's lapdock handles my Android tablet needs, but if I find myself needing more, I'll buy an Archos tab.. Not buying an Android tablet for gaming until they beef up on the Video processors and have the wireless tv link implemented and bluetooth controllers available.

7. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Have you looked up the PhoneJoy for gaming controllers?

6. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

*smoke

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