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83
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Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

The TF700 amounts to a welcome (and evolutionary) upgrade over last year's Transformer Prime. When it goes on sale next month, it will be one of the best 10-inch Android tablets.

Pros
  • Higher-res display with wide viewing anglesSmooth gaming performanceRelatively good camera
Cons
  • Suffers from some performance hiccupsKeyboard dock is still cramped, scratch-prone
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83
 

User Reviews

90
bigfatcrazyal
I have not dropped my transformer prime yet.
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A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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darkwolf33333
This is a great device. Very solid and well built. Proved itself in an accidental...read more
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Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Screen size
10.122
Storage type
Internal storage
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Model
32GB

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (WiFi location)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
Screen size
10.1 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage (32 GB)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo

Connections

Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Hardware

CPU
1.3 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
Model
64GB

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (WiFi location)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Flash) (Yes)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
Screen size
10.1 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage (64 GB)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo

Connections

Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Hardware

CPU
1.3 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
Model
16GB WiFi

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10.1 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (16 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.6 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
32GB WiFi

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS

Hardware

CPU
1.6 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
64GB WiFi

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
No

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Compass)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (64 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.6 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
16GB 3G

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (16 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
32GB 3G

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (32 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
64GB 3G

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (64 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
TF700KL 16GB LTE

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes (LTE-based)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (16 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
TF700KL 32GB LTE

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes (LTE-based)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (32 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
TF700KL 64GB LTE

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Jelly Bean [4.1])

Input

Keyboard
No
Predictive text
Yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Mobile broadband (integrated)
Yes (LTE-based)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
TV out
Yes (HDMI Micro)
Screen size
10 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal, Memory card (64 GB) (Flash) (MicroSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 9.5 hours
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer) (No)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes

Connections

USB
2.0
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (A2DP [stereo audio])

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
Model
32GB

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (WiFi location)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
Screen size
10.1 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage (32 GB)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo

Connections

Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Hardware

CPU
1.3 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
Model
64GB

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes (WiFi location)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
Yes (8 megapixels) (Flash) (Yes)

Other features

External accessory support
External keyboard
Screen size
10.1 inches
Screen resolution
1920x1200
Pixel density
224 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage (64 GB)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo

Connections

Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Hardware

CPU
1.3 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core