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Good: Its a laptop and a tablet
Bad: Not sure
Comment: And it run Microsoft Office??
Good: vivid screen, optimal size, Android ICS
Bad: weak wireless?
Comment: I got this 24 hours ago and have been reluctant to put it down at all! Good battery life, excellent audio, amazing graphics... everything I always wanted in an Android tablet. And I'm currently typing away on the keyboard--well laid out keys, good overall balance (like a laptop) when connected to the tablet. Shall I go on?
Good: overal performance, slim size, camera
Bad: GPS, WiFi, screen with death pixels
Comment: All owners please restart your ASUS PRIME and during boot time on black screen with green Android logo carefully look for death pixels, best to look in very dark room. I've returned my tablet because of 3 reasons, 10 death pixels, GPS and WIFI problems. I have found online 2 other Prime owners had death pixels.
Good: The concept/idea
Bad: The development, production, testing and release to market before being ready
Comment: I bought one of these for a relative at Christmas. The idea of the product was great (tablet and netbook crossover), upgrade to ICS was no problem but:
1) it never managed to hold an internet connection for too long
2) the screen froze frequently requiring multiple reboot before we could get it back up again
3) AT THE PRICE CHARGED ASUS SHOULD HAVE ENSURED THE PRODUCT WORKED PROPERLY BEFORE RELEASING IT TO MARKET. If they market another product that is a great idea poorly delivered then I am not sure they will survive and I am even less sure they should.
Good: Simply the best tablet out there
Bad: GPS not great
Comment: I owned the original Transformer and now own this, I have also owned an iPad and used the iPad 2. This is far far better than the iPad and any other tablet I have used. The speed, the graphics, the battery, the dock, all go together to make this the best tablet / laptop around.
Seriously there is no competition at the moment. Apple you have been beaten squarely and fairly.
What is NOT fair is your main review, you have knocked a star off due to google releasing ICS late. That should not reflect on this product. Please re-rate it.
Good: its fast, no wifi issues, the bock, battery life
Bad: some issues with the ICS ,and the browser.
Comment: Got the prime yday, updated it to ics and well is fast. no wifi issues . Well i give it one month till patch comes out and all the minor issues will be gone...like u cant play videos on YouTube on desktop mode and bbc iplayer works only on desktop mode.... silly litle things...over all amazballs. Im well impressed with it.
Good: Speed, Lovely Looking, Great Battery, ICS!
Bad: GPS, WiFi could be better!
Comment: This thing rocks apart from the GPS and slightly below par WiFi it is perfect!
I wont be using the GPS anyhow so that doesn't really bother me, The WiFi is still good on the UK model and by changing the router channel to 1 increases my speeds.
Good: Screen, speed, keyboard - did I say speed?
Bad: No 3g, poor(er) app market
Comment: An amazing screen and super fast processor makes this the best android tablet by a country mile. With the new ICS, the interface is as slick as the iPad2 and noticeably faster. A really great looking piece of technology and at a great price. The killer for me was the keyboard. Great for work - although admittedly I don't use powerpoint, excel etc so couldn't comment on how they perform with polaris/docs to go.
Why this and not the iPad2? I'm not a clone.....
Comment: Oh I forgot to address the earlier comments made by Finley Fumblemore Dale. Do you actually own a Transformer or a Prime? I ask this because to me it sounds like you do not. To clarify, and I believe everyone, even Andy would agree with me, this is not to be a laptop. And as to Buying a netbook, I owned one, and returned it. Couldn't type comfortably on it. And for some reason the screen felt too small, although it was 10". And share with us what problems you had with Honeycomb. Were you using 3.0 or did you take the time to upgrade to 3.2? A look forward to hearing back from you.
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