The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the world’s first Android tablet computer with a quad-core processor.
It runs Android 3.2 Honeycomb with Asus promising an update to Android 4.0 in the near future. The Transformer Prime was announced by Asus on 9 November 2011.
The Eee Pad is a tablet computer with a 10.1″ IPS+ multi-touch screen with a resolution of 1280×800 and an Nvidia Tegra 3 system-on-a-chip (SoC). The Eee Pad is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. A microSD slot is also available and can take storage up to 32GB.
The Android tablet features an 8 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED Flash. The rear camera shoots pictures at 3264×2448 pixels and videos at 1080p. A secondary front-facing 1.2 megapixels camera is also included. The device’s connectivity options are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth with A2DP and USB 2.0.
The optional docking keyboard features full QWERTY keys, trackpad, one USB 2.0 port and one SD card reader as well as an additional battery that increases overall battery life from 12 hours to 18 hours. There is also a sleeve which protects the tablet when not in use.