Summary: All-inclusive. Asus continuously refreshes its Transformer Pad series. The new Transformer Pad TF701T is a high-resolution 10-inch tablet that is supposed to compete with notebooks.
Pros: Battery Runtime, Application performance, Gaming performance, Bright and high-contrast display, High viewing angle stability, Ports, Build quality, Keyboard dock, The high application performance, the good IPS display and the keyboard dock.
Cons: Mediocre cameras, No LTE or UMTS available, A micro USB port at the tablet itself.
Summary: The first ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700T) was launched in 2012 and since then, ASUS was actually very quiet when it came to their productivity-focused Android convertibles, until November last year that is, as that was when ASUS launched the successor to the TF700T, the TF701T.
Summary: To conclude the TF701T is ASUS’ best Transformer Pad yet. It’s got a good set of specs partnered with a good build and design. In addition to being a full-blown tablet, it is also a very capable productivity partner thanks to its long battery life and keyboard dock.
Excerpt: Jon goes back to school to see which tablet rules supreme, but can the keyboard-toting, Android-powered Asus Transformer Pad make it to the top of the class? Hit play in the video above to find out!
Conclusion: Previous generations of Asus Transformer tablets felt like beta versions of a brilliant concept – the Prime’s connectivity issues and the Infinity’s slightly underpowered Tegra 3 processor left them struggling to realise the potential of the tabbook form factor.
Excerpt: The Asus Transformer legacy is rich, giving us the first Android tablet worth owning, refining the experience in the Transformer Prime and opening it up to the masses with the TF300. Now Asus is back, bringing Ultra HD resolution and Tegra 4 power to the folding form factor with the TF701T.
Summary: For a 10-inch tablet, the $429 Transformer Pad TF701T packs an excellent high-res screen and superior sound, providing a compelling multimedia and gaming experience. We also appreciate ASUS' software enhancements, even if they don't go as far as Samsung's TouchWiz features.
Conclusion: The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 Android tablet combines a stunning display and impressive performance, but its productivity pitch loses out to more capable and even cheaper Windows alternatives available.
Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Review: Premium Specs, Premium Price, Budget Battery Life
22 November 2013
Summary: The Transformer TF701T has a very premium feel in the hands. It's largely metal, seems sturdy, and the weight is evenly distributed. However, it's a little on the heavy side at 1.3 lbs, and the metal back does get uncomfortably warm during prolonged gaming.