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In every tablet review I've written in the last couple of months, I've said the same thing over and over: "it's good, but the Nexus 7 is only $199 and Android 4.1 is a huge leap improvement over Ice Cream Sandwich, so you really should just buy a Nexus 7." So when Asus announced that the Transformer Pad Infinity would be updated to Android 4.1 this fall, I decided to wait and review the tablet once it had been upgraded. Because the Transformer Pad Infinity, plus Android 4.1, might just be the most compelling Android tablet yet. In addition to specs that match or best the Nexus 7, from the Tegra 3 processor to Google's latest operating system, your extra cash outlay (the Infinity costs $499) also gets you a 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200 display that's much higher-res than most of its competition, plus compatibility with the Transformer's classic keyboard dock. The Transformer Pad Infinity always promised to be a great way to watch movies, but does Jelly Bean turn it into a truly killer tablet, worth the price premium over the Nexus 7 and ready to compete with the iPad? Let's find out.
Introduction:The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T landed on our desk a couple of months after it launched, having passed the test of time and coincidentally at a time closer to the launch of the first Windows 8 tablets. And that's interesting because the 10.1-inch Infinity takes on a task that Microsoft holds near and dear to its heart. That task is making the tablet more than a media consumption device, and turning it into a true content creation gadget, more of a notebook replacement of sorts. The key to achieving this is the keyboard dock. But before Microsoft shows what it has come up with, we should note that Android was the first to bring keyboard-equipped tablets with the Transformer Pad series. And this here Infinity is the best Android embodiment of that idea of the tablet as a creative machine.And now that we know more details about the Microsoft Surface and the first wave of Windows 8 tablets, we can truly put the Transformer Pad Infinity in context and maybe even draw some conclusions about Android's standing in the tablet market. But let's not go ahead of ourselves and go step by step through all of the features of probably the best Android tablet money can buy today.Design:The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T is a premium product and you can tell this right from the start.
Asus really brought something different to the party when it introduced its range of Transformer tablets, Android devices that could be transformed into a dinky laptop thanks to the addition of a keyboard dock. The last addition to the series was the excellent Transformer Prime – and Asus is also planning a range of dockable Windows 8 devices. But before they appear, here is the Transformer Pad Infinity, an upgrade to the Prime, which also comes at an upgraded price. Under the hood of the Infinity lurks a massively powerful Nvidia tegra 3 chip, running at 1.6Ghz. The Transformer Prime had the 1.3GHz version of the same chip and was pretty speedy. This time around the power is stunning – you'll be able to whizz through high-intensity games such as Dead Trigger with virtually no stuttering – we did see the smallest of freezes at the start of each level. Obviously you can download titles from Google Play, but because it's an Nvidia device you also have access to the TegraZone app for getting your hands on the latest games. The operating system is Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and we're hoping to see the Jelly Bean upgrade in the not-too-distant future.
Asus' Transformer Prime was one of my favourite tablets of last year, offering excellent power, a great screen and a very handy keyboard dock that made typing out long emails much more comfortable than using on-screen keys.Asus is back again to tempt our wallets open with the Transformer Pad Infinity 700. Like the Prime, it's a 10-inch tablet with a dock, packing an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The screen now offers Full HD resolution and the chip has been supercharged to make this Android tablet-cum-laptop superbly powerful.It's out at the end of August for £600. The Infinity's looks don't deviate much from the original Prime blueprint, which I'm pretty pleased about. The original Transformer looked supremely sleek while being sturdy enough to beat someone half to death with (I'm presuming). The Infinity is no different. The same metal construction was satisfyingly free from flex or creaking when I poked and prodded it as though it had wronged me in some way. The chassis of both the tablet section and the keyboard dock are all metal, so when it's folded together like a laptop, it feels extremely secure.
Buying Guide15 best Android tablets in the worldThe Transformer range of Android tablets has become the jewel of Asus's crown and the best alternative to Apple's new iPad.Along with the Asus Transformer Prime and the Asus Transformer Pad 300, the most recent tablet – the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity – keeps the excellent keyboard docking station that made the range famous and adds (among other things) a much improved high resolution screen.Outwardly, the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity is almost identical to its predecessor, the Transformer Prime. The tablet - highly priced at 600 in the UK and $600 in the US for the 64GB version - has the same brushed metal and concentric circle design.The chassis is crafted from aluminium and you'll find a 10.1-inch Gorilla Glass display staring up at you when you lift the tablet out of the box. There are subtle differences, however. The Transformer Pad Infinity is a hair thicker, with 0.2mm of added girth, although weight-wise it stays at the same 635g as the Prime – lighter than the new iPad.The real difference lies in the beefed up resolution of the screen.
It's about time someone tried to give the iPad's Retina Display a run for its money. ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 is the first Android tablet on the market with a full HD screen (1900 x 1200 pixels). Starting at $499 for 32GB and $599 for 64GB, this slate also boasts a new quad-core Nvidia Tegra T33 processor and upgraded cameras. But great hardware alone doesn't make a killer tablet. Is the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity the new Android tablet king? Read on to find out.Click to EnlargePut the Transformer Pad Infinity next to ASUS's Transformer Prime and you'll be hard-pressed to find any design differences. The Infinity's thick black bezel and beautiful 10.1-inch display, which is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 2, dominates the front of the tablet. Above the display, in landscape mode, is the Infinity's 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a faint ASUS logo.Flip the Infinity over to reveal its brushed aluminum backing complete with a silver ASUS logo ringed by a series of concentric circles. ASUS offers two color options for the Infinity's back panel, a standard Amethyst Gray, which is what our unit sported, and a decadent Champagne Gold.
There are generally two types of iterative processes that manufacturers go through with respect to product development and refinement; there are feature and performance enhancements that result from market feedback and there are enhancements as a result of technology advancements and cost reduction (or both combined). When it launched in December last year, the Asus Transformer Prime was, in our opinion and many others, thought to be one of the best 10-inch Android slates on the market at the time. That claim could still be made today, if it were not for the recent introduction of the latest iteration of Asus' Transformer product family, the Transformer Pad Infinity. We recently stepped you through the details of Asus' lower cost Transformer Pad 300 and felt that it was a fine alternative for users looking to save a few pesos. But let's be honest, somebody has to compete with Apple's new iPad (it still should be called iPad 3 damn it) and its ultra-high resolution Retina display. Though the Transformer Prime's Super IPS+ display certainly competes in overall brightness and contrast, pixel density of the panel at its native 1280x800 resolution couldn't compete with Apple's super-tight 2048x1536 detail on the iPad.
Asus tries to walk the line between tablets and laptop PCs again with the high-res Asus Transformer Pad Infinity, but still falls a bit short.Tablets are great, but they're not good for everything. Ever since I got ahold of the first Android and iPad tablets, it sometimes feels like work to lug out the big laptop for something I could simply do with a handheld touchscreen. After two years of using touchscreens though, I can firmly say that while keyboards are disappearing from phones, there is definitely still a place left for good keyboards in the tablet market. Is the Asus Transformer Infinity one of them? Sort of. When Asus unveiled the first Transformer, it felt like a TV infomercial. A tablet that can become a netbook at any time with 18 hours of battery life! It's like a dream come true! The best of both worlds! The ultimate device! All that was missing was that crazy ShamWow guy and five easy flex payments of $89.99. Unfortunately, once reality sets in, you realize that using an Android tablet as a laptop is harder than it looks.
The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T is the first Full HD Android tablet to arrive on the market—about time too! In fact, we've had to wait for a third generation of touchscreen tablets on Android to see devices with Full HD resolution finally arrive, even if the market got pretty close from Android 3.2 onwards with 1280 x 800 pixel screens. The Infinity therefore marks the dawn of a new era with its 10.1-inch 19:10-format screen with 1920 x 1200 pixels. For the rest, we're on familiar territory, as this tablet's hardware is lifted straight from the Transformer Pad Prime, launched at the end of 2011. In other words, it has a 1.3 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 32 GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via the microSD card slot, a micro HDMI 1.4 output (with 3D output to a compatible TV), Wi-Fi n, Bluetooth 3.0 and an 8-Megapixel photo and video camera with LED flash. There's also a 3.5 mm headphones jack and a 40-pin proprietary port for hooking up a dock or a USB/charging adapter. Seeing as this is one of Asus' Transformer Pads, the tablet can be twinned with an optional keyboard/battery dock, which boosts battery life and brings a physical keyboard, a USB 2.0 Host port and an SD/SDHC card slot.
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