Asus Eee Pad Transformer

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is an Android 3.2.1 Honeycomb tablet computer announced at CES 2011 and launched on March 30, 2011. The Transformer design includes an optional docking keyboard.

The Eee Pad is a tablet computer with a 10.1″ IPS multi-touch screen with a resolution of 1280×800 and is powered by a 1GHz Dual-Core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 16/32GB of internal storage.

It has a 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi module, but lacks 3G connectivity; a 3G variant will be available in the coming months. Other connectivity options are Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and EDR and USB 2.0.

The Eee Pad Transformer has a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and geo-tagging, capturing pictures at a resolution of 2592×1944 pixels. It can also record video. A front-facing 1.2 megapixel camera is included for video calling and other purposes.

The Tablet’s sensors include an accelerometer, a gyrometer and a digital compass. GPS support is included, with A-GPS support.

The optional docking keyboard features full QWERTY keys, trackpad, two USB 2.0 ports and one SD card reader as well as an additional battery that increases overall battery life from 9.5 hours to 16 hours.

The USB ports support USB memory of any kind and also NTFS-formatted media with files larger than 4 GB. Also the SD card slot supports NTFS-formatted Media.

The price at launch of the Eee Pad was £379 (£429 with dock).