Google Nexus 10  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

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Released November, 2012

Google Nexus 10

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Google Nexus 10
8.7 Out of 10
Its insanely high 2560x1600 resolution gives it an unprecedented 300 PPI, which is the most of any tablet currently on the market (for those wondering, the retina iPad has a 264 PPI).
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
Released August, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime
8.3 Out of 10
If you're looking for a high end HD Android tablet with a versatile dock option, fast quad core CPU, USB host and an outdoor viewable display, we recommend the Transformer Pad Infinity TF700.
by MobileTechReview (Jul, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Nexus 10 vs Transformer Prime


Processing power and speed

Passmark, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1


3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Google Nexus 10 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 10  based on its performance and graphics.

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Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Google Nexus 10 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 10  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nexus 10 vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

AnTuTu Memory, processor, graphics and storage performance

sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark Web browser and javascript performance

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Google Nexus 10

Reasons to consider the
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Significantly faster javascript execution 1,371 ms vs 1,856 ms More than 25% better sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark score
Better AnTuTu 3D score 3,842 vs 2,572 Around 50% better AnTuTu 3D score
More processing power 4,082 vs 2,240 More than 80% better passmark score
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1920 x 1200 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly sharper screen 300 ppi vs 224 ppi Around 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.33 GHz Around 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Better performance per dollar 6.96 pt/$ vs 6.05 pt/$ More than 15% better performance per dollar
Much faster USB 572 MB/s vs 57 MB/s (USB 2.0) More than 10x faster USB; connect a high-speed external hard drive or other high-speed device
Rear-angle view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 10.25 hour vs 7.5 hour More than 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 4.9 MP Around 65% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like

Reviews Word on the street

Nexus 10  vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

Ice Cream Sandwich brings UI improvements and is a good step forward for Android, though it's not as cosmetically different from Honeycomb as it is from Gingerbread for Android phones.
Eee Pad Transformer Prime

It also supports 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and MIMO Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC (near-field communication).
Nexus 10

Gmail has a great new scaling feature that lets you see the whole email at once and then pan and zoom around it, but there's so much real estate on a tablet that email width was never really an issue.
Nexus 10

We've already mentioned how jaw dropping the display resolution is, but it's worth noting that it has superb viewing angles too.
Nexus 10


8.2 Out of 10
8.4 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Nexus 10  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology PLS LCD Super LCD
Resolution 2560 x 1600 1920 x 1200
PPI 300 ppi 224 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0
Supports 3G No No


Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.33 GHz


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes


Nexus 10  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity N/A 2,048 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.9 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 4.9 MP 8 MP


USB support 1 Micro USB 1 USB 2.0
Hdmi support 1 Micro HDMI 1 Micro HDMI
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 603 g 598 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 8.5 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 10.25 hour
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