Transformer Pad 300 series is the new tablet ASUS Android Ice Cream Sandwich, which is in addition to the already present Transformer and Transformer Prime. This Transformer Pad 300 offers itself as a cheap version of Transformers Prime, but UMTS connectivity (optional).
Under the press release which reveals the price of this tablet.
ASUS Transformer Pad 300 series: the power of Quad Core
and the versatility of a notebook
The new ASUS Transformer Pad 300 series provides breakthrough performance in a perfect combination of style, power and versatility
Cernusco sul naviglio, 26 April 2012—announced in February during the Mobile World Congress, came on the market Italian the ASUS Transformer Pad 300 series, the new tablet practical, powerful and versatile with a rich set of applications ASUS supplied, developed to make complete the endowment and expect to use right away.
Available in different colors, ASUS Transformer Pad series 300 stick to household product philosophy, turning from tablet to notebook with the unique docking keyboard, which also allows you to extend your battery life up to 15 hours.
ASUS Transformer Pad 300 series boasts a stylish cover with concentric circles that recalls the elegant Zen style of family of premium laptop ASUS ZENBOOK and the famous tablet Transformer Pad First: with a profile of only 9.9 millimeters and a weight of just 640 grams, is the ideal ally to secure anywhere access to web, social networks and content of all kinds. The new Transformer Pad becomes a powerful travelling companion when used with the mobile docking that provides a multitouch touchpad and a full QWERTY keyboard to replicate the experience of a traditional notebook.
The beating heart of the Transformer Pad 300 series is the powerful quad-core processor NVIDIA ® Tegra ® 3 4-PLUS-1 ™ with GeForce ® that provides excellent performance, Full HD 1080 p video playback and allows the tablet ASUS to turn into a high quality game consoles.The CPU is also equipped with a core “PLUS 1” extra for greater efficiency: designed to handle less demanding operations such as active standby, proves to be the best solution for top performance with minimal power consumption, allowing for continuous use up to 10 hours of your tablet, extended to 15 hours * when used with the keyboard dock.
Power, style and versatility are not the only features that distinguish the new model created by ASUS: ASUS Sonic Master technology allows the Transformer Pad 300 series to offer an excellent quality and fidelity in sound reproduction for amazingly crisp and enveloping sound experience.
Rich and advanced video sector too, starting from the excellent display IPS type with an exceptionally wide viewing angle of 178° horizontal and vertical maximum scratch resistance, thanks to the Corning ® Gorilla ® glass-durable, to reproduce and share images of perfect quality.
The 1.2 Megapixel front-facing webcam offers a practical support for video-chatting and video conferencing, while the camera placed at the back has a sensor from well 8 Megapixel with auto focus Assistant to capture excellent photos and well defined, with the opening F 2.2, 5 lens elements, backlit CMOS sensor, variable depth of field with touch-to-focus and a noise reduction system that ensures optimum shots even in low ambient light conditions. The high resolution camera sensor allows you to rotate video in Full HD format, well defined up to the maximum resolution of 1080 p.
The ASUS Transformer Pad 300 series is based on the latest version of Google’s Android operating system 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) to provide users with the highest level of interactivity, multitasking and personalization. It is also preinstalled SuperNote, the application developed by ASUS which allows to write or record notes, integrating video, text, and photos with graphics or even voice annotations and draw directly on the screen. Polaris ™ Office suite allows you to stay productive with the ability to read and edit documents in Word, Excel and PowerPoint formats. 32 GB internal memory, a microSD slot and 8 GB WebStorage online free and unlimited in time, enable users to store and share your memories anytime, anywhere.
ASUS Transformer Pad series 300 is available from may at a suggested retail price of 399.00 Euro (VAT included) in Wi-Fi version, and Euro 499.00 (VAT included) in version 3 g, both with mobile memory disk and iPod sold separately.