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[Engadget] ASUS Eee Pad Transformer shows up at Best Buy for $400

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Never mind the cringe-inducing advertising, ASUS has given us a much better reason to care about its Tegra 2-toting Eee Pad Transformer: a $400 price. The 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet (with 1280 x 800 resolution on an IPS display) has quickly moved from its Taiwanese release, through yesterday's UK pricing announcement, to today showing up at Best Buy in the US, so we suspect its global shipping can't be far off at all.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/31/a...t-buy-for-400/

1280x800 IPS display, Honeycomb, Tegra 2, Dual cameras, detachable keyboard, gorilla glass, 9.5 hour battery life (16 with dock)

I smell a win here..


EDIT: Up on Newegg too!

$399 for 16GB

$499 for 32GB
Edited by r34p3rex - 3/31/11 at 7:51pm
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post #2 of 67
This looks incredible.
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post #3 of 67
Why do I have a sneaking suspicions that the iPad just got a smackdown?
post #4 of 67
So how much does the keyboard option cost?
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post #5 of 67
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Originally Posted by exostenza View Post
this looks incredible.
+1
post #6 of 67
Solid product and the price is what's gonna really drive it forwards in the market. Glad that people are being extremely competitive towards Apple. I don't want to see them succeed without a decent fight.
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I remember a lot of people talking crap about this without seeing the specs... wonder what they're saying now?
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post #8 of 67
400$? Not bound to a stupid phone company? Android?

I think I may just buy into this whole tablet business now. This has my interest. And of course, <3 asus.
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Ok, I'm interested.
    
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post #10 of 67
What OS does this have? Android 3.0? This might be a cheaper and better alternative for me instead of there i5 tablet
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