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New Asus Netbook Turning Into A Threat For Competitors: iPad Air vs Asus Transformer Pad vs Microsoft Surface 2

Tech giant Apple launched the iPad Air some months back. However, it already has some serious competitors in the market. The Asus Transformer Pad has challenged the supremacy of the iPad Air and how!

One  big reason why the Asus Transformer Pad has emerged as immensely successful is that much like other devices belonging to the Asus Transformer Pad series, this one also features a keyboard docking station. This enables the user to double the Transformer Pad as a portable netbook.

Microsoft is not to be left behind and has taken path-breaking measures in this field by launching the Surface 2 that features an additional keyboard case. Thus, Asus has some big shoes to fill if it is looking to up match up to the big players in the market.

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The Asus Transformer Pad comes powered by a 1.9 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and packs in a 2GB RAM cache. It gets internal memory of 32 GB or 64 GB. What’s more, Asus is also offering an additional 5GB of cloud storage.

The Asus Transformer Pad is quite identical to its siblings in the Transformer Pad series. It measures 263 x 180.8 x 8.9 mm and is just 0.4mm thicker than Transformer Pad Infinity.

Asus also equips the Transformer Pad with the much powerful battery that finds place in all other Transformer Pads. The 31Wh battery pack in this tablet offers 13 hours of continuous use. Additionally, the 16 Wh dock provides four hours of additional use.

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The Asus Transformer Pad also gets a 5 megapixel primary snapper apart from a 1.2 megapixel secondary shooter. It has microSD support for a maximum of 128 GB as well as a micro HDMI port. The Asus Transformer Pad  weighs 585 grams and with the keyboard dock, it weighs 1155 grams.

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Nishtha Shukla Anand
Nishtha Shukla Anand
The founder and CEO, Nishtha Shukla Anand has extensive experience of more than 15 years of media experience. She worked with leading media houses such as India Today, Pioneer and Reuters before setting out to do something on her own in 2006 with Pen Pundit Media Services.

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