ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Should Be Easier To Get Soon, ASUSTek Affirms

Asus Eee Pad Transformer 4Been looking for the $399 ASUS Eee Pad Transformer? Well the company that makes the tablet ASUSTek has been having some difficulties getting enough units made too meet demand but that is about to change in coming weeks. ASUSTek has confirmed today they are actively ramping-up production on the 10.1-inch ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.0 tablet to meet your demand.

Here is the companies official statement regarding supply:

We are ramping production every week to address the supply concerns, including almost daily air shipments into North America. We expect the supply line to improve significantly over the coming weeks.

Hopefully that has reassured you if you were considering take advantage of the price on the Transformer. As you might know the Transformer is still the least expensive Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet available, and it is the prime choice if you want the option for an advanced QWERTY keyboard dock.

The $150 MSRP optional docking system for the Transformer adds not only a QWERTY keyboard but a touchpad, USB ports, an SD card reader and more battery power to the tablet.

You can take in the specifications for the Transformer and it’s dock below.

Display10.1-inch IPS Panel with LED Backlighting, 1280×800 resolution, 10 finger multi-touch support, scratch resistant glass
Operating systemAndroid 3.0 (Honeycomb)
PlatformNVIDIA® Tegra™ 2
Memory1 GB
Storage16GB /32GB  + Unlimited ASUS WebStorage (*)
Wireless802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Camera1.2MP (front), 5MP Auto focus (rear)
Interface2-in-1 Audio Jack (Head Phone / Mic-in); 1x mini HDMI 1.3a port
1x Micro SD Card Reader; 1x Internal Microphone; 1x Stereo Speaker
Interface on optional mobile dock2x USB 2.0; 1x SD Card Reader
SensorG-Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyroscope, E-compass, GPS
3G ModuleOptional in Certain Locales
Flash supportYes(***)
Multi-taskingYes
ApplicationsASUS Launcher, MyLibrary, MyNet, MyCloud, File manager, PC sync(*)
Battery9.5 hours; 24.4Wh Li-polymer Battery(**) 16 hours with dock(**)
Size/ Weight10.6×6.9×0.51” / 1.49lbs (w/ battery)
*Configurations and Applications offered for the Eee Pad Transformer may vary based upon SKU, Country, and Locale. Functionality, release dates and specifications are subject to change.
**9.5 and 16 hour battery life estimates based on specific media playback and usage patterns.
***Adobe® Flash® 10.2 support requires an upgrade available online after product launch.

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