Asus has made its Transformer Pad TF502T official by listing it on a product page for its Taiwanese website. Though no date was mentioned, it is expected to be officially launched at the Mobile World Congress event
, scheduled for early-February.
The price for the Transformer Pad TF502T was also not listed by Asus
, however, specifications have been detailed, which as Android Authority notes
, peg it as the Android-variant of the Windows RT-powered TF600T (currently retailing for $299.99, or roughly Rs. 18,400) in terms of hardware.
The Asus Transformer Pad TF502T will unfortunately sport Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, despite the fact that it has started rolling out Android 4.3 to its other devices. Given the expected launch date, an Android 4.4 Kitkat version would not have been too much to expect.
It sports a 10.1-inch Super IPS+ display with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and protected by a Corning Fit Glass. The Transformer Pad TF502T also touts a 178 degree viewing angle.
The Transformer Pad TF502T is powered by the Nvidia Tegra 3 mobile SoC, paired with 2GB of RAM. A front-facing 2-megapixel camera is supported by the tablet for video calls along with an f/2.2 8-megapixel rear camera with flash.
The tablet will arrive with 32GB and 64GB in-built storage options, with microSD card slot expandability. Connectivity options of the tablet include support for Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0 and NFC. The Transformer Pad TF502T is said to offer a battery backup of up to 16 hours when clubbed along with the keyboard dock which includes its own extra battery.
Asus Transformer Pad TF502T additionally includes four speakers with Asus' SonicMaster technology.