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This thing is a BEAST. I got the original for the gf for Christmas, and with them side by side, the difference is huge! I still can't believe how thin and light this thing is for being so powerful. I love it so far!

Can you post comparison pics of the two, I'm thinking of buying the normal transformer and just save the extra bucks. But I'm not sure. I hear the look alone is like night and day.
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Mine (Prime) on the left (obiously, hopefully), hers (Transformer TF101) on the right:

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Top (Prime), bottom TF101:

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Dog just HAD to get in on the pic taking...

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The Prime is thinner, lighter and feels more solid, if you're holding them without a case. The plastic does feel a bit "cheap" on the TF101, but it's always in a full leather case, so that's not a problem. Big difference in the cameras. The Prime takes quite amazing pics. The TF101 are low cell phone quality with no flash. 8MP vs 5MP. The TF101 is perfect for my gf because she does very light gaming on it, and doesn't use anything that would require more raw power to run. After getting my Prime though, and then going back to use hers, I notice quite a large speed difference between the two. The Prime is MUCH snappier. The weight is also pretty noticeable, especially if you intend to hold the tablet up for any length of time. ICS is also QUITE nice compared to Honeycomb. It's a very welcome upgrade and I can't wait till they release it for the TF101 as I think it should really help it run better and smoother, with more options.

Let me know if you want any other pics. Couldn't really come up with a good way of taking them to showcase the differences well.
Edited by Reloaded83 - 1/22/12 at 11:39am
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Thanks for the pics. I can see the difference in build quality between the two, but the lower price tag of the TF101 still makes it a pretty tempting buy for me. Maybe I need to see the Prime in action before I make a decision.
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The Transformer is definitely a great tablet for the price. And these being the only two tablets I've ever used, I would have been plenty happy with it had I never used the Prime. Haha
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Can't find me a 32Gb prime for the life of me frown.gif Let it be known to all of you in the Club, I AM jelly, bro. sad-smiley-002.gif
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Just ordered my prime. Couldn't wait for the 700T!

I'll probably sell it and buy the new one when it's out.

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Of course they come in stock like crazy minutes after my post! Should have it next week!
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Awesome! Where did you snag it from? I'd say good choice for now on picking it up. I have a feeling you'll be quite happy with it. The more I use it, the more I love it. And the more noticeable the gap in performance there is between the original Transformer and this one.

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post #119 of 501
I tried for the egg, but it sold out while it was in my cart and I was searching to add the keyboard.
Ended up getting it from Bestbuy, not my favorite choice but it works nonetheless! Picking it up from the store hopefully on the 30th thumb.gif
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The 30th? That's too far away! Haha. I waiting for almost a month to get mine, and it was oh so worth it. Just bought supergnes and am enjoying my old games once more. biggrin.gif

Love me some Chrono Trigger with the Wiimote classic controller to use it with.
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