The Asus Transformer Pad line of products are Android tablets that become Android notebooks when you attach an optional keyboard dock. Up until recently most tablets in the Transformer Pad family have sported ARM-based chips. Now Asus is introducing its first Intel-powered models.
The Asus Transformer Pad TF303CL features a full HD display and an Intel Atom Bay Trail CPU.
Meanwhile the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C is a cheaper model with an HD screen and less memory.
Asus is showing off the new tablets at Computex in Taiwan this week. Although the TF303CL didn’t make it into the company’s official press release, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen the 2-in-1 tablet. It showed up in Ukraine a few weeks ago and in a red dot 21 design award listing a few months before that.
Asus Transformer Pad TF303CL
The TF303CL features a 10.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS display, an Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, up to 32GB of storage, and a microSD card reader. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat.
The tablet has a 5MP rear camera and 1.2MP front camera, stereo speakers, and a 25Whr battery in the tablet section. It’s expected to support 4G LTE networks in Europe and Asia.
Asus Transformer Pad TF103C
This model’s a bit more of an entry-level or mid-range device. It also has an Intel Atom Z3745 processor, but it features a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a microSDHC card slot.
There’s no LTE option, but the tablet supports WiFi and Bluetooth and should get up to 9.5 hours of battery life.