Asus Transformer Prime is up for pre-order in the UK

We can almost taste the power of this formidable quad-core Tegra 3 tablet as it draws ever closer to our shores...

The Asus Transformer Prime is arguably the most-hyped tablet since the iPad, and UK gadgeteers who have been patiently waiting for their chance to pre-order one can finally get to do so.

Available to pre-order now from Clove, the 32GB model with keyboard dock is listed at £550, while the 64GB version will set you back £550 for the tablet alone.

The first stock is expected in January and although there was a release date delay scare in the US over some Wi-Fi issues, the tablet is still on schedule for its December 19 release across the pond – which is promising for our UK release.

With an eye-watering spec sheet and a promised Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, the Asus Transformer Prime is one Chrismas present we think you'll be happy to hold out for.

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