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by: Louie Diangson

Asus Philippines has just launched two new tablets this afternoon – the Transformer Pad Infinity 700 series and the Transformer Pad 300. Both have 10-inch displays, Quad-core processors and are running the latest version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Transformer Pad Infinity 700 Series is the world’s first full HD Android tablet. It has a Super IPS+ (600 nits) wide view display with a resolution of 1920×1200 (1080p). Under its hood is the NVidia Tegra 3 T33 quad-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz.

Take a look at the full specs below:

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity Series
10.1″ full HD Super IPS+ display @ 1920×1200 pixels (600 nits brightness)
Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)
NVvidia Tegra 3 T33 1.6GHz quad-core
1GB DDR3 RAM
64GB internal storage
8GB of free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth v4.0
(Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR)
8MP autofocus rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash
1080p video recording
micro-D HDMI 1.4a port
micro-SD card slot

Mobile Dock:
1 x QWERTY Chiclet keyboard
1 x USB2.0 port and 1 x SD Card Reader

Sensors G-Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyroscope, E-compass, GPS

Battery:
25Wh – 10 hours (tablet only)
25Wh+ 22Wh – 16 hours (with dock)

Dimensions and Weight:
263 x 180.8 x 8.5mm / 586g (tablet only)
263 x 180.8 x 8-10.4mm/ 537g (mobile dock)

Colors: Amethyst Gray, Champagne Gold

Next is the more affordable Transformer Pad 300 Series. It sports an IPS display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. Under the hood is the NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz.

Check out the full specs below:

ASUS Transformer Pad 300 Series
10.1″ WXGA IPS LCD @ 1280×800 pixels
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)
NVidia Tegra 3 T30L 1.2GHz quad-core
1GB DDR3 RAM
32GB internal storage
8GB of free lifetime ASUS WebStorage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0
8MP autofocus rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash
1080p video recording
micro HDMI port
micro SD card slot

Mobile Dock:
1 x QWERTY Chiclet keyboard
1 x USB2.0 port and 1 x SD Card reader

Sensors G-Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyroscope, E-compass, GPS
Battery Life:
22Wh – 10 hours (tablet)
22Wh+ 16Wh – 15 hours (with dock)

Dimensions and Weight:
263 x 180.8 x 9.9mm / 635g (tablet only)
263 x 180.8 x 10.2mm / 546g (dock)

Colors: Blue, White, Red

It is good to know that both tablets are Android Jellybean 4.1 update compatible. As of the moment, ASUS developers are preparing the Jellybean update for ASUS Transformer Pads.

The Transformer Pad TF300 and Transformer Pad Infinity will be available in the Philippine market for a suggested retail price of Php24,995 and Php37,995 respectively and arriving by the 1st week of August 2012.

Editor’s Note: The suggested retail price indicated already includes the mobile dock. The Pad 300 comes with 32GB internal storage while the Pad Infinity is 64GB. You can read our first impression of the Pad Infinity here and the one for the Pad 300 here. – Yuga

Source:
Yugatech