Taiwanese PC maker Asus launched the new Android slate series dubbed as Transformer Pad TF103 in Bengaluru on Friday, 14 November.
Transformer Pad TF103 sports a 10.1-inch HD (1,280x 800p) IPS display and ships with the Android 4.4.2 KitKat, powered by the 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 dual-core CPU and backed by 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt memory, expandable up to 64GB.
Other stipulated features include 2mp camera on the rear-side, a 0.3mp (VGA) snapper on the front and the tablet is powered by a 5,070mAh battery, which can deliver 9.5 hours of web surfing and video playback time.
"We are ecstatic about introducing the all new additions to the much celebrated Transformer Series to India. India has been one of the key markets for the entire transformer series. In it our constant endeavour to effectively amalgamate our users' needs with incredible experiences and deliver in the form of revolutionary hybrids, notebooks and tablets. Bringing these avant-garde devices is our step ahead in assisting the Indian masses to discover and have access to the inconceivable yet highly user friendly devices," said Peter Chang, ASUS India regional head.
Here in India, Asus also sells the budget Fonepad series tablets [More information, HERE].
Besides Transformer Pad, Asus also launched a couple of hybrid laptops – Transformer Book T200 and Transformer Flip Book – on Friday.
Price & Release Date Details of Transformer Pad TF103:
The company has confirmed that the new Transformer Pad TF103 and ASUS Transformer Flip Book would be available in the market starting on 14 November for ₹19,999 and ₹47,999 respectively, whereas the ASUS Transformer Book T200 would be available for ₹35,999 from 1 December 2014.
Key Specifications of Asus Transformer Pad TF103:
|Model||Asus Transformer Pad TF103|
|Display||10.1-inch WXGA (1280x800p) IPS screen with 10-finger multi-touch support|
|OS||Android KitKat 4.4.2 KitKat with Zen UI (like we see in the Zenfone smartphones)Note: Android 5.0 Lollipop will be released to this device|
|Processor||Intel Atom Z2560 1.6GHz dual-core CPU|
|Storage capacity||8GB eMMC, expandable up to 64GB|
|Camera||Main: 2.0-megapixel cameraFront: 0.3-megapixel (VGA) camera|
|Battery||5070 mAh (up to 9.5 hours of web-surfing & video play back)|
|Network||3G & GPS embedded|
|Add-ons||Optional key-board dock, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB 2.0, microSD card slot,|
|Colours||White & Black|