Asus Eee Pad Transformer

Asus Eee Pad Transformer
Brand: Asus
Category: Android Tablet
  • Display: 10.1 inches, 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Chipset: Nvidia Tegra 2 T20
  • RAM: 1GB
  • OS: Honeycomb, Android 3.0
  • Battery: Li - Polymer, 24.4 Wh
  • Released Date: 26-04-2011



Device Type Android Tablet
Model Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101
Released April, 2011
Status Discontinued


Dimensions 270 x 180 x 13 mm
Weight 680 g
Protection Scratch-resistant glass
Colors Black


Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD
Size 10.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. ~149 ppi
Features ASUS Waveshare UI, Ambient light sensor


Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Honeycomb, Android 3.0
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. No


Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Nvidia Tegra 2 T20
CPU Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. ULP GeForce
RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 1GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 16GB/32GB
Memory Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Accelerometer, gyro, compass
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Technology SRS audio


Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. Li - Polymer, 24.4 Wh
Battery Life 9.5 hours
Charging Wired


Rear Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 5 MP
Front Camera 1.3 MP
Video Yes
Camera Features Video calling
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) No


Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 2.1
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
USB 2.0
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS support
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No


User Reviews 1 User Reviews I found the tablet to be exceptionally impressive. The 10.1-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels delivered vibrant visuals, and the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, powered by Nvidia's Tegra 2 processor, provided a smooth and responsive user experience.
- Jon Rettinger
User Reviews 2 The Asus Eee Pad Transformer impressed me with its battery life, nearly nine hours on full brightness with Wi-Fi on, and a quick recharge time of two and a half to three hours. Browsing experience is commendable, with fast speeds and features like bookmark syncing with Google Chrome.
User Reviews 3 I found that the interface is fluid and fast, outperforming other Android tablets. While the browser speed is commendable, it's not quite on par with the iPad 2. The tablet's specifications, including the dual-core 1GHz CPU and Nvidia Tegra 2 chip, provide ample power for various applications.
- gizexpressmedia
Tabletmonkeys Reviews Tabletmonkeys Reviews Pros:
- Responsive with a dual-core processor and Nvidia GPU.
- Up to 9.5 hours, quick recharge time.
- Sleek, professional, optional keyboard dock.
- Built-in speakers have minor issues.
- Keyboard dock trackpad may not align seamlessly.
- Compared to other tablets, has a plastic finish.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our dedicated team and users.

  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Display 7 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101, released in April 2011, stands out in the tablet market with its sleek design and robust features.

Design and Display

Weighing only 680 grams, its slim 10.1-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, offers vibrant visuals and a 63.8% screen-to-body ratio.

Measuring 270 x 180 x 13 mm, the tablet’s slim profile and scratch-resistant glass contribute to its durability. The ASUS Waveshare UI enhances the user experience, making it visually appealing.

Performance and Operating System

Powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 T20 chipset and a dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, the TF101 provides a responsive and smooth performance.

Running on Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the tablet offers an intuitive interface.

Memory and Storage

With options of 16GB or 32GB internal storage and 1GB of RAM, the tablet ensures ample space for apps and multimedia, supporting smooth multitasking.


Featuring a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and a 1.3MP front camera for video calls, the tablet provides satisfactory video recording capabilities.

Connectivity and Features

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, and GPS with A-GPS support. Sensors like accelerometer, gyro, and compass enhance overall functionality.

Battery Life

Fueled by a non-removable Li-Po battery (24.4 Wh), the tablet provides up to 9 hours and 30 minutes of multimedia usage, with quick recharge times.

Keyboard Dock (Optional)

The optional keyboard dock, equipped with a nearly full-sized QWERTY keyboard, transforms the tablet into a productivity powerhouse, complementing its functionality.

In conclusion, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 continues to impress with its sleek design, powerful performance, and innovative features. As a reliable and feature-packed Android tablet, it remains a compelling choice for various users.

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