Android vendors have been firing endless volleys at the iPad, hoping to dethrone it. While Asus' Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 may not be up to such a monumental challenge, it does bring a range of high-end specs to the battle. Among them, an HD resolution screen (1900 x 1200), a quad-core 1.6GHz NVIDIA Tegra T33 processor, 1GB of RAM and the hallmark of the "Transformer" series - a keyboard dock that adds an SD card reader and six additional hours of battery life to the Pad Infinity.
The TF700 weighs in at 1.3 pounds and measures in at 10.4 x 7.1 x .33 inches, putting it well within the range of slim, 10-inch slates. It runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front camera.
The Infinity Pad starts at $499 for a 16GB, Wi-Fi only version. Reviewers were mostly high on the Transformer Pad Infinity TF700, although some complained about the shortcomings of the Android operating system for true productivity functions (functions Asus clearly has in mind with the accessory keyboard).
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