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Asus Eee PC Transformer
Asus has released details of the UK launch date and pricing for the Eee Pad Transformer, a Honeycomb Android tablet with a detachable keyboard, and the Windows 7-equipped Eee Slate EP121.
The company also let ZDNet UK go hands-on with both devices. The Eee Pad Transformer, a 10-inch-screen tablet, is shown in the above picture connected to its keyboard. The silver switch just under the hinge is the release catch that allows the two units to be detached.
The keyboard is very similar to that for a Windows laptop. It lacks a Windows key, but it does incorporate dedicated home and search keys. Overall, when the Transformer is attached to the keyboard, the combined unit is indistinguishable at first glance from any other thin, light netbook.
The basic 16GB, Wi-Fi-only version of the tablet itself will launch on 6 April for £379, while a 32GB variant costs £429. The keyboard, which includes two more USB ports and a second HDMI-out, adds another £50 to that cost.
Photo credit: David Meyer
See more tablet photos on ZDNet UK.