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[Engadget] Asus EEE Pad Transformer hits US on April 26 for $399

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We recently deemed the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer the "best Honeycomb tablet yet." Admittedly that was before we got our hands on the T-Mobile G-Slate, but it's still an awfully nice hunk of glass, and now we know just how much you're going to have to pay to get one -- and exactly when you can plunk down that credit card. The 10.1-inch Transformer with its 1280 x 800 IPS panel and 16GB of storage will cost you $399, while the 32GB version will set you back $499. That docking station, which kinda sorta turns it into a laptop? That costs $150. Units are expected to hit retail on Tuesday, April 26th, meaning you have just five days to scrounge together four or five Benjamins -- plus tax, of course.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/21/a...il-26-for-399/


Looks like the wait is over boys AHH IM EXCITED.
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badass device, and decent price. but for me, no dice. I'll pass.

Edit: This is just a quick (noobish) review, similar to what most of us would see and react as if we had never seen it before.


Edited by SOCOM_HERO - 4/21/11 at 9:11pm
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Finally. Thinking about getting one for school/bed browsing/e-books/whatever. Wish the keyboard was included in the $399 price though.
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badass device, and decent price. but for me, no dice. I'll pass.

Edit: This just came up a few seconds ago...still watching it now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Rm8N...&feature=feedu
One word : Flash .

Win

And its not an apple product so

FTW2
Edited by DarkBlade6 - 4/21/11 at 4:01pm
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One word : Flash .

Win
And we still don't even have the official optimized build. =)
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I can't wait! Planning my trip across the border already.
    
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Man that is really sweet.
   
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been waiting for this
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throughly impressed. though the 150 pricetag for the keyboard saddens me a lil
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throughly impressed. though the 150 pricetag for the keyboard saddens me a lil
eh, It's not just a "keyboard", it's also a battery that doubles the lifespan.

It's still a BIT overpriced, but not by much IHMO, $129 or $99 would have been awesome.
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