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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101 Review: Assemble!
6 September 2011
Excerpt: Tablets may be the darling of the tech industry, but they’ve also received their fair share of criticism as well. One of the most consistent barbs throw towards them is the tablet’s inability to serve as a competent platform for content creature. While it’s technically possible to write a document or edit an image on a tablet, it’s certainly not enjoyable.
Conclusion: The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 distinguishes itself from the sea of emerging Honeycomb tablets with its aggressive pricing, and an optional accessory that turns it into a virtual notebook.
Pros: Currently the most affordable Honeycomb tablet. Speedy Nvidia Tegra 2 processor. Honeycomb features strong multitasking, e-mail and calendar notifications. HDMI out for HD video and mirroring. $150 keyboard dock accessory turns the tablet into a virtual notebook.
Cons: Honeycomb interface can be cluttered. Virtual keyboard is slightly modified and doesn't handle predictive text well.
[Review] ASUS Eee Pad Transformer - A Month With A Tablet In Disguise
5 August 2011
Summary: If you just want a thin, sleek, and sexy tablet, you'd best look elsewhere (the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a good option). If you expect to do a lot of typing and are looking for something centered more around productivity, you should absolutely consider the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer. My time with it has left me genuinely impressed - Michael Bay wishes he could make Transformers half as awesome as this one.
Excerpt: Android 3.0 hasn’t really set the world on fire as yet, but with the launch of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet, things are certainly going in the right direction. We decided to grab ourselves a Transformer to give it a full going over and find out exactly how far the still-fledgling OS has come so far.
Conclusion: The 10.1” screen that’s present on the ASUS Transformer is amongst the best that I have seen on a tablet. It has a similar 1280×800 resolution found in other Honeycomb tablets but it’s an IPS display with wider viewing angles. This helps a lot- especially when the Transformer is docked in it’s base. Like all tablets, the screen is highly reflective and glossy but the brightness levels on the Transformer are good enough to block your reflection.