Asus Transformer Prime, the world’s first quad-core tablet, should be released in the US next month, in December. But what about other markets? Well, the new tablet might make it to Canada before the end of the year as well.
Retailer Staples is currently listing the Transformer Prime as “coming soon”, and has a place for it between a number of already available tablets, like the original Asus Transformer, the Asus Slider, the Acer Iconia, and RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook.
Since it’s not uncommon for devices to be launched in the US and Canada at about the same time, there are chances for the Transformer Prime to be sold by Staples starting next month, too.
In the US, the 32GB Transformer Prime will cost $499, and the 64GB version should be $599. I assume the prices for the Canadian market will not be different. The Transformer Prime will feature a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, Android Honeycomb (or maybe Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich), a 10.1 inch display, 8MP rear camera with 1080p video recording, and a 1.2MP front-facing camera.