Reviews and Problems with Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF700
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poor customer service and reliability
1 week ago
Summary: Decent product, poor customer service and reliability. Unit is about 1 1/2 years old, when booting it hangs on the login screen. Hard reboot brings up "dead android" error, indicative of a corrupted OS. Sent automated ASUS problem contact via their website, was never contacted about the problem. Finally talked to someone at Asus that was unable to access my registration info. After an hour on the phone we got to what should have taken 30 seconds...
Summary: Pro: Excellent and bright screen! Plays HD video wonderfully! GPS is accurate. Con: Google Chrome and Maps are very slow. However, this is normal behavior for a tablet in this price range. Tablet must also be fully reset every few months in order to clear a memory cache and garbage collection issue that ASUS has no resolution for.
Summary: My TF300 tablet got its screen cracked with the car door and I liked it, so I planned on buying a similar or the same one, and I opted for the TF700 because of the better resolution, gorilla glass screen and speed. I was a little bit dissapointed as it's slower than the TF300, maybe because of the graphics, but I couldn't really differenciate the graphics' improvement. I'd like my old TF300 having gorilla glass better.
Good tablet for end users; Bad tablet for developers!
8 January 2014
Summary: Good for end user, but not for developwer: The tablet is good, but the firmware is bad, unless you can find a tf700 with firmware prior to 184.108.40.206, in which case you found the best tablet in the world, because you can use nvflash to make recovery blobs, protecting you from brick situations--great for developers or anyone who wants to run their own distro of linux on it.
Excerpt: The overall tablet is well designed and well made. The screen is bright and easy on the eyes. I am somewhat disappointed however in the Wi-Fi reception range. In our house, you pretty much have to be line of sight or close to it, to get decent reception. Otherwise it is slow or non-existent. Battery life seems fine for my applications.
Excerpt: i got my tablet a week ago and after reading all the compliments about him i was pretty disappointed. the 1920*1080 display is not that amazing.. there was no "wooow" when i turn it on. seconde, the system is a bit laggy and moving between screens is not smooth (compared to my htc one s phone). not sure i would have bought it again...
Pros: Fast charging, Speakers, WiFi
Cons: Difficult To Customize, Screen, Web Browsing
Excerpt: I never had a tablet before and even with the pdf, which was almost impossible to find on the internet, was a disaster. It assumes you already understand the Android software. Example, I apparently made a mistake entering the password for the WiFi and it took me over 3 hours over 2 days to correct it. The manual was absolutly worthless in this case. The unit seemed to work OK but you better be familiar with Android tablets. I ended up returning it to B&H.
Pros: App Availablity
Cons: Button Configuration, Difficult To Customize, User Manual, Web Browsing