Asus VivoTab RT  vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

Released December, 2012

Asus VivoTab RT

  • 10.1"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Windows RT
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7.2 Out of 10
It also nearly doubles the weight of the setup — from 1.1 to 2.3 pounds — though it's still pretty light in either scenario.
by The Verge (Oct, 2012)
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Released April, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300
7.6 Out of 10
Its 12 GPU cores do provide some of the best performance in an Android tablet, but for sheer horsepower it can’t beat even the iPad 2’s A5 SoC, let alone the A5X in Apple’s third tablet.
by TrustedReviews (Jul, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of VivoTab RT vs Transformer TF300

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com, trustedreviews.com, theverge.com and reviews.cnet.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Asus VivoTab RT 

TabletRocket recommends the Asus VivoTab RT  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of VivoTab RT vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Asus VivoTab RT

Reasons to consider the
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Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (SDXC) vs 128 GB (microSD) 16x more maximum capacity
Much higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 1.2 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More storage capacity 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR) 8x faster Bluetooth
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Lighter 535 g vs 635 g More than 15% lighter
Thinner 8.3 mm vs 9.9 mm More than 15% thinner
Newer Dec, 2012 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 7 months later
Smaller 171 x 262.5 x 8.3 mm vs 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm More than 20% smaller
Slightly faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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Faster graphics 12.9 fps vs 7 fps Around 85% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
Much higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 2 MP 4x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supports voice commands Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Windows) Somewhat common; Can be operated hands free
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Windows) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like

Reviews Word on the street

VivoTab RT  vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

7.0
7.7
Still, if Android is your thing, the TF300's price makes it the current best value for a full-Android tablet on the market.
Eee Pad Transformer TF300

6.7
8.0
The Transformer Pad has a much more average display: it's reasonably bright, with super-wide viewing angles and accurate colors, but it's no more readable outside than any other tablet.
Eee Pad Transformer TF300

8.0
8.0
If you're not familiar with Windows RT, it's a new version of the Windows family, along with Windows 8, that runs on ARM-based devices.
VivoTab RT

Overall

7.2 Out of 10
8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

VivoTab RT  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1366 x 768 1280 x 800
PPI 155 ppi 149 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.3 GHz 1.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 535 g 635 g
Size 171 x 262.5 x 8.3 mm 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm
Thickness 8.3 mm 9.9 mm
Battery life 10.67 hour 10 hour

storage

VivoTab RT  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 2,048 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes Yes
Webcam 8 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 2 MP 8 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
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