Google Nexus 10  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

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Released November, 2012

Google Nexus 10

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Google Nexus 10
8.8 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)
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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
7.9 Out of 10
This is the lowest priced quad-core tablet we've seen, which goes big on value, something that's welcomed by double-dip recession hit wallets everywhere.
by TechRadar (May, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Nexus 10 vs Transformer TF300

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com, androidpolice.com, trustedreviews.com, mobiletechreview.com and 2 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

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 TF300

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

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
Google Nexus 10

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Much better AnTuTu 3D score 3,842 vs 1,203 Around 3.2x better AnTuTu 3D score
Much faster javascript execution 1,371 ms vs 2,120 ms More than 35% better sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark score
More processing power 4,082 vs 1,954 More than 2x better passmark score
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1280 x 800 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 300 ppi vs 149 ppi More than 2x sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly better performance per dollar 7.39 pt/$ vs 0.35 pt/$ More than 21.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly 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
Significantly faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 9.9 mm More than 10% thinner
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 6 months later
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

Reasons to consider the
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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 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 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
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 TF300 

8.0
8.0
It's bright and sharp and makes for very good quality video chat over Google video chat and Skype.
Nexus 10

7.7
7.7
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

8.3
8.0
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

9.0
8.0
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

Overall

8.2 Out of 10
8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Nexus 10  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology PLS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 2560 x 1600 1280 x 800
PPI 300 ppi 149 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz

sensors

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

storage

Nexus 10  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity N/A 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.9 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 4.9 MP 8 MP

ports

USB support 1 Micro USB 1 USB 2.0
Hdmi support 1 Micro HDMI 1 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 635 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 9.9 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 10 hour
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