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Asus Transformer Infinity Tablet Review

Asus knocks it out of the park with the Infinity Tablet.

September 26, 2012
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Apple iPad 3rd Gen

Device & Specs

From a hardware standpoint, the Asus Transformer Infinity _should} stack up favorably to the iPad, but it has its own idiosyncracies. Both have a camera, both have GPS, and both offer bluetooth connectivity. However, the Asus is built to slightly out-spec the iPad.

Screen

While they each have impressive screens, the iPad remains king with its higher DPI, and better color gamut.

Battery

The iPad also has the better battery, lasting quite a bit longer than the Asus Transformer Infinity does in almost every activity. Keep in mind that it also takes forever to charge, as well, though the Asus Transformer Infinity does not.

eReader

If you're looking for a tablet to do some heavy eBook reading, the iPad lasts a significant time longer than the Asus Transformer Infinity does.

Internet

Here the tablets are wildly different, as they not only have different applications and software, but the recent transition to iOS 6 by Apple has given us some growing pains to observe. For example, the first version of their maps app to replace Google's was comically bad. The kinks will get ironed out eventually.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Apple iPad 3rd Gen Comparison
  11. Asus Transformer Prime TF-201 Comparison
  12. Google Nexus 7 Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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