Today ASUS officially announced Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet that is the world’s first device based on NVIDIA Tegra 3 system-on-chip. Like its predecessor, original Eee Pad Transformer, this tablet comes with a doc-station transforming this device to a netbook. The tablet runs on Android 3.2 Honeycomb but ASUS promises to release Android Ice Cream Sandwich update in next few weeks.
ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime is equipped with 10.1-inch 1280x800px Super IPS+ touchscreen with Gorilla Glass, 1GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot, 8MP camera with LED flash, front-facing 1.2MP camera for video calls, 3.5mm headphones jack, microHDMI output, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, gyroscope, light sensor.
In US ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime with 32GB memory will cost about $500, 64GB version will be sold for $600. The doc-station is equipped with USB port, cardreader, additional battery and will be sold separately for $150.