The long-awaited follow up to Asus’ original Transformer and Stuff’s Product of the Year 2011 has finally been put through its paces by the Stuff team. Our verdict? This shape-shifting netbook-cum-tablet is a stunning all-rounder that is very much an iPad-baiter, netbook-beater and console-killer. Enter the age of the Tegra 3 quad-core tablet.
It's ditched the aluminium chassis of its shape-shifting tablet/laptop hybrid sibling and sacrifices have been made to drag that price tag down – but that doesn't mean this entry-level Transformer is a no frills machine…
It's been a long ole journey for the three-in-one hybrid device, but after months and months of making us play the waiting game we've finally got our hands on this new breed of tech. But is it a step too far? Find out what we think of Asus' efforts by watching our video review.
It's fair to say there's nothing quite like the tablet-converting Asus Padfone and its appeal is still fairly niche. But has Asus streamlined its crazy phone and tablet combo enough to create the ultimate mobile device?