New ASUS Transformer tablet hinted in teaser video?

New ASUS Transformer tablet hinted in teaser video?
Is ASUS about to unveil a new member of its Transformer lineup of tablets? It seems like it, judging by this short teaser video that was posted on YouTube today. For a brief moment (at the 0:23 mark) we are treated to what look like the outlines of a Transformer-like device, with a tablet and a keyboard that it is meant to attach to, but that could be just an interpretation sparked by our geeky imagination. However, the narrator invites the viewer to join ASUS as it introduces "the truly incredible next transformations", so chances of seeing a new tablet/netbook hybrid seem pretty high. And if that is not enough, we have a hint pointing at heavy focus on cloud-based services.

Needless to say, we are excited to see what ASUS has for us. Thankfully, we will be enlightened in only a few short days – on May 31, to be more specific. In the meantime, we would not be surprised if more of these teasers pop-up online.

source: ASUS via Engadget

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13 Comments

1. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

13" Core i5 Running on Windows 8 please! Be a little thicker. I don't care, finally I can get a true portable laptop transforming tablet. Asus Zenbook Transformaaah, I'd waste money on you!

2. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

Im pretty sure this is a Windows 8 tablet.

4. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

highly doubt it, windows 8 is far from launch.

5. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

it is going to be unveiled not launched.

7. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

They unveiled the PadFone at last year's Computex, and it took them a year to finally launch that. I agree though, ASUS has been focusing entirely on Android lately, like in the TF300 that I just won from PhoneArena's giveaway! ...sorry, I had to gloat about it sooner or later, feel free to vote me down... out of ENVY! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! ...again, sorry...

9. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I envy you man, but instead of down, a thumb's up is what you deserve! :)) But seriously, ASUS will focus on android. Given the fact that google and asus are collaborating for a new budget tab.

3. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Transformer Pad Infinity 700!! I hope they're releasing it May 31 (or soon after that)! I want it so bad for my birthday!!

8. gp284

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I wanted it too for my birthday... unfortunately that is today:) But i want it at least by June 23,when I am going to Boston so I can get the back engraved.

6. cGmC11

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Another 10.1" tablet with 2560x1600 resolution display!

10. jellytime

Posts: 135; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Everyone look at the tags of the video!

11. DigitalMD

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 17, 2010

a $150 knock off I hope,. with no camera and no GPS. PLEASE !!!!!!!

12. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I'm hoping for an announcement of the Nexus tablet. Another great Transformer tablet by ASUS will still be a great announcement.

13. thelegend6657 unregistered

All of you loud and noisy Samsung Fanboys go to hell I am getting the padfone once it goes on sale

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