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Asus Transformer Pad 300 review

7.8/10 AVG.
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7.8/10
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The Asus Transformer Pad 300 currently has an Informr score of 7.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 21 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
10.1"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


PC Pro

Great performance, but given the weak screen we’d expect a lower price to match the appeal of its premium-priced rivals.

- Jonathan Bray, PC Pro
Android Authoruty

The Asus TF300T is easily one of the best tablet devices I have had the pleasure of using. The UI, the hardware, and the keyboard dock all solidify the TF300T as a top contender for today’s tablet race.

- Clayton Ljungberg, Android Authoruty
Mobile88

Affordability and versatility, that's what the Transformers Pad series promises.In terms of performance it is as good as the Prime and you'll be paying a few hundred ringgit less for the same experience.Also, the keyboard dock makes typing faster and more comfortable and adds a few extra goodies alo...

- Mobile88 team, Mobile88
Tech Advisor

The Transformer Pad 300 offers an attractive package for a reasonable price. £399 will get you 32GB of storage and the keyboard dock thrown in too. The excellent selection of ports, decent screen, competent performance and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich round-off a solid effort from Asus.

- Chris Marti, Tech Advisor
The Verge

Asus made a clever decision with the Transformer tablets: it made two tablets at two distinctly different price points, but the differences between the two are small enough that most people won't notice. The people who don't know or care about the difference between 35 and 60 nits of brightness or b...

- David Pierce, The Verge


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Screen Size
10.1"

The Asus Transformer Pad 300's screen size is 10.1 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2 GHz

There is a NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L Quad-Core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16/32 GB

Internal memory is 16/32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
22WHr

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 22 WHr battery. Asus's performance ratings are 20 days standby time, 12 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Transformer Pad 300 Specs

Overview
Release date April 22, 2012
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
Data:
HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L Quad-Core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 22 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 2 hours
Video Playback Time Up to: 8 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 12 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 20 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Royal Blue, Torch Red, Iceberg white
Dimensions [H x W x D] 26.3 x 18.1 x 1.0 cm (10.4 x 7.1 x 0.4 in)
Weight 635 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 10.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Unknown
Multiple Numbers Per Contact No
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, BSI Sensor
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
1x optical
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WMA, WAV, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, DOCX, GIF, JPG, PDF, PPT, PPTX, TXT, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Asus Transformer Pad TF300T

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