Challenging the iPad With the Asus Transformer
If you are on the lookout for a tablet PC that will make you think of how to sell your iPad, then the second generation of Asus tablet PC, the Asus Transformer, might just be the one. Asus has long been known for its top of the line desktop computers and laptops. They too are one of the many computer manufacturers that have joined the bandwagon of manufacturing tablet PCs.
The Transformer is one of the thinnest tablet PCs in the market today. It is only 8.3mm thick, besting the iPad 2. Since it is really thin, it is also light at only 20.7 oz. The metallic spun design is also nice and classy to look at. If you are looking for a reason to sell old iPad for a new tablet, this might be for you.
The form factor of this ultra thin tablet is just one of the reasons that might entice you to purchase it. It is also your ultimate multimedia portal with its 1.6 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor with 1 GB of DDR 2 RAM. Playing movies or graphic-heavy games will be seamless, making it a more enjoyable experience.
Of course, you will not be able to appreciate it being a multimedia powerhouse if not for the SonicMaster audio technology and its Super IPS+ LCD screen. You will enjoy watching HD movies under bright light conditions and at any angle. The screen resolution is at 1280 x 800 pixels with a pixel density of 149 ppi, which is better than iPad 2, which is only at 132 ppi. This will truly up the ante when it comes to gaming experience on a tablet PC. For your files, you can choose between a 32 GB and 64 GB model for its internal storage. There is a micro SD card that can accommodate up to 32 GB. There is also a micro HDMI port on the left side of the tablet. You can connect an external speaker through the 3.5mm audio port on the right side.
The nice thing about the Asus Transformer Prime is that it has a docking facility that will let you connect the tablet to an external keyboard, making it look like a really thin laptop. The docking facility also has two additional high speed USB ports and an additional SD card slot for more additional storage space. Also, this already runs on Android’s 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a 1.2 MP front-facing camera and an 8 MP autofocus camera with an LED flash at the rear.
Reading the specs of this Asus Transformer will really make you think that it is better than the new iPad. There are only a few features of the iPad that makes it better than this tablet PC. Many say that this is the one that can seriously challenge the hold the iPad has on its position as the best tablet PC there is. Just reading about the specs of this tablet PC would really make me think about how to sell my iPad. It is indeed one of the best tablet PCs available in the market. So if you find the iPad a tad too expensive for your budget, you can get the Transformer instead. It’s good value for your money and you are assured of its quality as it is backed up by Asus.