Many of us are waiting for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer to arrive in Spain, especially after reading the complete analysis that our colleague Álvaro Cuesta is doing and seeing that it is a very powerful tablet and that also allows us to use it as a laptop thanks to the removable keyboard.
In its day Asus Ibérica announced that the Eee Pad Transformer would go on sale on the 20th but thanks to a source from the company we know that the tablet will be available in large commercial areas such as FNAC, Media Markt and El Corte Inglés from next Friday June 17, with a starting price of € 399 for the version 16GB without keyboard.
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer dock, keyboard, battery and connectivity
The differentiating element of the Asus tablet with respect to its competitors is its removable dock that adds a qwerty keyboard as if it were a netbook, an additional battery that increases the autonomy of the device up to 16 hours and finally ports USB and SD card reader to increase connectivity capabilities.
The dimensions of the tablet next to the keyboard are quite thin and when you pick it up it is not heavy. In addition, the non-slip surface of the finish allows us to take it without risk of slipping in our hands.
The qwerty keyboard, what if includes the ñ key, It also has a few shortcut keys that allow us to change the brightness of the screen, the volume, activate and deactivate the different connections, etc.
The trackpad that is included will allow us to use a mouse, with its corresponding cursor, as if it were a netbook. Something especially useful if we use an application that requires a bit of precision when using it.
The keyboard connector with tablet It is clickable and although the first time we connect it it can be a bit confusing on the second try we see that it fits perfectly. However, the entire mechanism is based on mechanical parts, a solution that complies but would be easier and more durable if magnets were chosen.
In Engadget Android | Asus Eee Pad Transformer, analysis (II), Asus confirms prices and departure date in Spain for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer