The latest product offering of Asus (TPE:2357), the Transformer Pad 300 is set to be delivered into the US market on April 22. The latest product offering of Asus is set to replace the laptop and will feature 4G LTE support. The Transformer Pad 300 will have a 10.1-inch display screen with a 1280 by 800 resolution, the Tegra 3 processor and will use the latest version of the Android OS of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), the Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 OS.
According to a spokeswoman from Asus the price tag of the Transformer Pad 300 will be announced on April 22 although preorders for the device are already being accepted by BJs at a price tag of $399 for the 32GB model.
The Transformer Pad 300 does not use the “Eee” name anymore and it is considered as the successor to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The Eee brand of Asus was initially unveiled with the release of the Asus Eee PC 700. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first quad-core tablet offering of the company.
The upcoming Transformer Pad 300 will feature a battery life of around ten hours although this can extend up to around fifteen hours if the optional keyboard dock is used since it features an additional battery. The latest tablet offering of Asus also features Wi-Fi, 3G as well as 4G LTE support.
The Transformer Pad 300 also features a microSD memory card reader that can be used to expand its internal storage while the micro-HDMI port allows it to be linked to a television. An eight-megapixel camera is featured at the back of the Transformer Pad 300 while its front camera is a 1.2-megapixel unit.
The Transformer Pad 300 was initially unveiled during the 2012 Mobile World Congress together with the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity tablet.
Aside from the Transformer Pad 300, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will also become available in the market on April 22.