Reviews and Problems with Asus Eee Pad Slider SL101
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8 February 2012
Conclusion: Here’s the deal. If you yearn to minimize what you carry along on a daily basis, the Asus Eee Pad Slider is the perfect solution as it already incorporates a physical keyboard – even if it’s on the cramped side.
Pros: Incorporates a keyboard, Good battery life
Cons: Extremely bulky and heavy, Subpar camera, Inconvenient positioning of its speakers
Summary: Swiss pocketknife. Just like the pocketknife can conjure up a nail file, saw and Allen key, the Slider can transform itself into a kind of all-in-one tablet with a real keyboard. More work efficiency under Android?
Pros: Keyboard always at hand, Standby can be disabled, Screenshot key, Wide viewing angles (IPS), Good contrast, Video out, Full-size USB port, Long battery life, Short battery charge time (2-3h), Stable hinge, non-slip bottom, Timeout can finally be disabled, the Slider is permanently on. The folding...
Cons: High weight, Unusual keyboard, Why is there no 3G version of the Slider?
Excerpt: The Eee Pad Slider is one of the growing mountain of Android tablets seeking (and generally failing) to challenge the iPad. But don't write it off immediately, because it has a secret weapon hidden under its gloss black display: a five-row keyboard.
Conclusion: Asus has produced a clever little tablet here. The specifications and software extras impress, and the idea of incorporating a keyboard does too, but we’re not totally sold on the overall implementation.
Excerpt: Rather than follow the bog-standard template for tablet hardware, Asus has made a clear effort to distinguish its products with different designs. First up was the rather good Asus Eee pad Transformer , which had an optional clip-on keyboard to turn the tablet into an Android-powered netbook.
Summary: Having a mouse, keyboard and proper file management functionality set the Slider apart from other tablets. At least in terms of mobile productivity, this puts it head and shoulders above any combination of iPad apps and accessories, at a fairly competitive price. With a price tag of Rs.