Asus Transformer Prime is a nice android tablet. It is the first of it’s kind that packed with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Tegra 3 Quad-core CPU. But it’s just not a tablet for everyone since it’s is priced with hefty price tag. Fortunately, Asus seems completely aware of this situation and decided to release the budget version of the tablet. It is called as Transformer Pad 300. Rumors said that the device will carry on similar hardware specs to Transformer Prime. But instead of aluminum chassis, the tablet will use plastic coating.
This material change should be able to make the tablet $100 cheaper than the original variant. Latest report suggest that the pre-order session for this tablet has already started in France. US retailer known as J&R also do similar thing. Both of them even already come out with the price tag, but you suppose not to take it seriously since it’s just the retailers attempt to attract customer attention.
But if you still interested, we have a quick breakdown for you. J&R is currently ask $379 for the 16GB variant of the tablet, while French Tablette Store offer the 32GB model for 499 euros or equal to $650. If everything goes according to plan, the tablet will start to penetrate the market by the end of Spring, which earlier than we expected before.
As we mentioned above, the tablet should be priced less or equal to $400. It will be powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 processors, 1GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB internal memory. In terms of display, the device will sports 10″ screen with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. If Asus manage to finish the project and release such impressive tablet PC with those affordable price tag, there’s no doubt that they might able to surpass Kindle Fire or even iPad in the tablet market.
Just like other Transformer tablet, the Pad 300 will also has it’s own compatible keyboard dock. Aside from adding your productivity, this extra peripheral would also provide you with extra battery lifetime.
Well, that’s all we can tell you right now folks. Make sure that you stay tune on our website, because we might come back really soon with new update about this topic.tags: ASUS, Cheap, French, Transformer Pad 300, US