Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 Review

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 Review

We recently stepped you through the details of Asus' lower cost Transformer Pad 300 and felt that it was a fine alternative for users looking to save a few pesos. But let's be honest, somebody has to compete with Apple's new iPad and its ultra-high resolution Retina display. Though the Transformer Prime's Super IPS+ display certainly competes in overall brightness and contrast, pixel density of the panel at its native 1280x800 resolution couldn't compete with Apple's super-tight 2048x1536 on the iPad.

Alas the innovation and refinement beat goes on with Asus thankfully, and the all new Transformer Pad Infinity we'll be showcasing here today offers a new 1920x1200 full HD Super IPS+ display to rival the iPad, as well as some goosed-up internals like a faster NVIDIA Tegra 3 4+1 core SoC (System on a Chip), improved camera performance and a few other trimmings...

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 Review

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I don't think you really meant .33 mm. Maybe .33 inch which would be about 8.4 mm?

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Yep, good catch. Correction made. It's .33 inches thin actually, or 8.5mm. The Prime is 8.3mm or roughly .32" thin.

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Champagne purple? Are you sure you didn't mean Pebble Blue because if I recall I thought the colors were Champagne Gold and Pebble Blue...

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This is a bad-azz tablet. Looks like I want it bad,.......

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Well, Asus calls it "purple" in their stock photo shots. I've see it referenced as champagne purple in email correspondence too. Either way, it's not really blue but does have a slight purple-ish tint to the silver finish.

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Any news on cases or covers for this bad boy yet?

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I must admit to wanting one of these, but at the same time I feel a little guilty too after balking at the price of the Surface RT which is about the same price as this Transformer. I don't know why, other than to say this looks sexier to me.

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Actually, the available colors are Champagne Gold and Amethyst Grey.

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Maybe it's just me but I'd like to see a glasses free 3D tablet. ( I mean, a decent Tablet, like this one with Tegra 3). Wink

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CONS: No sim slot for GPRS? thumbs down.!

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I enjoyed the ASUS TF700 Tablet. Well done and supplied additional information that I was looking for. I was most interested in the connection that is available to add a USB port to the tablet itself. I have seen a few things that were made for the TF200, 300, etc. but wanted to make sure that I get one for the 700. I want to easily be able to get a USB port without buying the attaching keyboard. I like my present wireless keyboards that need a USB dongle on it to communicate with the Tablet and the keyboard and mouse. Will likely buy the TF700 shortly. Looks like a good buy. I would like to get one that is Jelly Bean out of the box if possible.

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It's pretty much the best Android tablet out there AND it has the highest resolution of all Android tabs.

So what if it's not as high resolution as the iPad? I sure would rather make better use of the pixels by watching true widescreen videos. The tf700 is a good tablet but it's got a few cons as mentioned in http://www.squidoo.com/asus-tf700t

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