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[REVIEW] Engadget ASUS TF300

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22nd April 2012, 06:54 PM   |  #1  
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Pretty good review of the Asus TF300...I didn't expect Engadget to give it such praise.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/22/a...-tf300-review/
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I had no idea this was already a finished product
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I had no idea this was already a finished product

Yea, releases today. It seems like everyone has only heard of the 700, but not this, so I posted it.
I'd love to sell my fiances Galaxy Tab to get her this,but she needs a 7". Can't wait to see the 7 incher from ASUS or ASUS/Google...
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this was already posted in the 300 thread earlier today
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A cheaper version of the Prime. The only difference really is not a sharp looking (cheaper materials) and no Super IPS+ display making it easy.

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Aside from the fact that the battery life isn't quite as epic as the Prime's, our most serious complaint has little to do with ASUS, and more with Android: even with a state-of-the-art chip running the latest version of the OS, the tablet occasionally hiccups when launching apps and resizing web pages.

Love my prime for this
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A cheaper version of the Prime. The only difference really is not a sharp looking (cheaper materials) and no Super IPS+ display making it easy.

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It's also a bit thicker

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I was hoping they would be more comprehensive about the wi-fi. All they said was "we didn't encounter any problems." I'd really like some comparative analysis between the 300 and the Prime, particularly since the 300 has a plastic back plate.
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I was hoping they would be more comprehensive about the wi-fi. All they said was "we didn't encounter any problems." I'd really like some comparative analysis between the 300 and the Prime, particularly since the 300 has a plastic back plate.

to be honest, I've seen breakdowns on wifi performance comparisons. the 300, according to those charts, does perform better on wifi across various distances from router. It can also be said alot of prime owners don't have an issue with their wifi. I think it may have been Anandtech review where i saw the comparison charts. I cant remember. Either them or Android Central. If i come across it again ill link you to it.

edit: i found it. it was Anandtech. he has a very thorough review of the 3oo. ill link you to the wifi comparison chart.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5756/a...d-300-review/5
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Pretty good review of the Asus TF300...I didn't expect Engadget to give it such praise.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/22/a...-tf300-review/

You call that praise? I was thinking engadget's just like NO ME GUSTA to this...

Probably sent through one of those little windows in AOKP cornerstone for my tf9001.

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