Is New Asus Transformer Prime Better Than Apple iPad 2 ?

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The Tablet revolution initiated after iPad’s prologue in the market at beginning of this year. Currently, Apple’s iPad 2 has made a tremendous achievement in the segment competing with number of others Tablets line up including Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom and recently launched Asus Transformer Prime and the Droid Xyboard 10.1. Apparently, Asus has launched its latest Tablet Transformer Prime in market in order to defy iPad 2.

It’s quite clear that the invasion of Google in mobile operating system has jeopardize Apple as Android has clinched a large market share and growing at the cost of Apple’s iOS. Addition to this, Android market place has make nuisance for Apple’s apps store and, to make it more interesting, Google has announced to follow Apple strategy by manufacturing its own tablet and Smartphone next year.

Asus has recently launched its Android based “Transformer Prime” Tablet; however, toy maker “Hasbro” has claimed against Asus in court for the trademark violation.

Hasbro is very aggressive about their trademark and its Chief Legal Officer—Barbara Finigan—said “The specific actions we are taking today against Asus underscores yet again Hasbro’s willingness to pursue companies who misappropriate our intellectual property for their own financial gain. The Transformers property is an incredibly popular global brand which enjoys tremendous fan support and interest around the world.”

Really, Asus’s Transformer Prime is an attractive Tablet having just 1.3 pounds weight and thinner and lighter than the iPad 2. Its design and finish are eye-catching and uses multi-pin cable for charging. The below video demonstrates how Transformer Prime looks like:


The Transformer Prime would be more fruitful to those who are interested to play games on their Tablets. It is powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core microprocessor which would suit especially to game fans. The graphics of the Prime Tablet are just 10.1-inch that seems little spectacular but outstanding for playing a game.

Off course, playing a game on the tablet requires battery power, but users need not to worry as the tablet has fabulous wake up capacity. A user can work several hours without any interruption with web browsing, e-mail, movie watch and more. In addition to these, the external keyboard has its own fantastic battery life of 6 hrs, an SD expansion-card slot and a USB port.

The Transformer Prime comes in two different Wi-Fi models—32 GB of storage and 64 GB of storage. The price is kept is very compatible to iPad models, 32 GB storage would cost $500 while 64 GB storage model will cost $600.

After reviewing all the features, it’s quite obvious that the Transformer Prime has been designed keeping the great expectations of gamers. However, Its 10.1-inch graphics doesn’t seem to be more effective compare to iPad and it’s less stunning in activity like web browsing. As far as the question of price, it’s more expensive than its another rivals like Kindle Fire and Galaxy Tab.


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