Asus Transformer Prime Review w/Android 4.0

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The Asus Transformer Prime is the Latest Android tablet and we were blessed with an Android 4.0 update during the Unboxing. The Transformer Prime is a 8.3mm thick table and weighs only 566g that house the Tegra 3 ka-el chip, a Quad-core processor, great for gaming on the go and will provide smooth operations to the system. It uses a Super IPS display with a 178 degree viewing angle with Gorilla glass .

An 8 Megapixel camera in the rear and a 1.2 megapixel camera in the front  for video chat. 1080p recording with the rear camera and a back illuminated CMOS sensor for taking photos in low light and better video recording. 32/64GB of inbuilt storage plus cloud storage in from Asus.

The Hardware of the Asus transformer primes is sleek, polish and well refined. The power button is located at the top of the device, with the volume toggles on the left of the device, the 10-inch Asus Transformer prime has a thick bezel and is very finger print happy. There is also a microSD slot, giving you the ability to expand your storage options beyond the capacity listed for the device.  overall I think the hardware is solid, its light  and easy to use, though it has a thick bezel and is not finger print friendly. It is still a well crafted device

Prime Camera Test

The Asus Transformer Primes has an 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash,  making it the highest megapixel camera found on a tablet to date. So we give the camera a test run to see how will it functions, In taking video and stills. It should be noted the camera has the ability to record in time-lapse as it is standard on all Android 4.0 devices, as we saw on the Galaxy Nexus . Enjoy this  1080p camera test.

 

Conclusion

The Asus Transformer Prime is a power machine, the fact Asus was able to cram in the Tegra 3(Kal-el) chip  into such a thin profile and form factor is something to take note, the device runs like a dream, of course during our review we were running Android 4.0 on the tablet.  Operations were smooth and efficient, the device is built for mobile gaming handling different games with ease. Battery life is impeccable, considering you have a quad-core processor in the Asus Transformer prime, I still got up to 1hrs of battery life. It also helps that the Asus UI overlay on Android 4.0 gives you options to toggle your CPU usage, as well as the brightness on the Super IPS display. Which might I add is fantastic outdoors.  Overall the Asus Transformer Prime has set the Gold standard in 2012 for android based tablets, with power, efficiency and overall design. Lets see how the competition responds