Less than two weeks after its formal launch, Asus' Eee Pad Transformer Prime has made its way onto Amazon. The machine isn't in stock yet, but the 32GB model can be pre-ordered for $492.20 and its 64GB sibling for $584.22. Both variants can be selected with either "Amethyst Gray" or "Champagne" rear metallic covers. I'm not seeing the matching keyboard dock listed anywhere, though.
Nvidia has also posted a video demo of the Transformer Prime running Google's new Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system. The demo shows the Transformer Prime playing back 1080p video and running a snazzy-looking game that shows off the power of the Tegra 3 processor inside. This new Transformer actually comes out of the box with Android 3.2 right now, but as we noted earlier this month, Asus expects to let users upgrade to Android 4.0 once the new operating system has been "optimized, tested and approved."
Oh, and for what it's worth, Asus has put up a product page for the new Transformer on its website. The page includes a full list of specs, some photos, and a teaser image showing some of the accessories Asus has in store for the device. Some of those accessories are "TransSleeve" covers that come in different colors... and look an awful lot like Apple's iPad 2 Smart Covers.
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