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The ASUS Transformer Prime was initially expected to launch on November 9, according to a leaked roadmap from the company, and has already been spotted clearing the FCC complete with NVIDIA’s new Tegra 3 chipset. Now, the sources maintain, it will drop in early December, running Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box rather than Honeycomb.
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Glad I didn't wait. I bought the Transformer today and got a heck of a deal. $428 and included a free Asus case
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Glad I didn't wait. I bought the Transformer today and got a heck of a deal. $428 and included a free Asus case
What? Why are you glad? Isn't it better to wait a month and get a quad core tablet with the newest system?
     
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What? Why are you glad? Isn't it better to wait a month and get a quad core tablet with the newest system?
Yeah I was thinking the same thing. Tegra 3 is superior in every way here and $428 with a case doesn't sound like a great deal to me. o.O A great deal would be like new with a case for like $250. Heck the price you pay for one at Office Depot is like $379 right now and then the case is like another $30.
     
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If I knew I'd have to wait until December, I would've bought a Galaxy Tab last month...

I'm not sure if I should bother waiting at this point since the tab will be able to upgrade to ICS anyway.
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I needed a tablet this week so I didn't have much choice. Also, I use it primarily as an E-Reader so speed isn't much of a factor.
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I've been using a mate's Transformer for a day now because he left it at my place and it's quite neat so I might pick a Asus Transformer Prime for my self.

Still love that name though.
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Have they announced a price for this?

I am guessing at least $ 499.99 w/o dock for the very basic model.

Any ideas or info?
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I'm not sure if I'll like the Prime. It's looks seem to be a fingerprint magnet and its so skinny I feel like I'd break it. The T1 is thick enough to have a good feel.

But the components are no doubt superior. Just wish they'd kept the hardware design.
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/me explodes Needed it before thxgiving week.
    
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