ASUS reportedly to release Windows 8-based Eee Pad Transformer Tablet in 2012; More Honeycomb Version to be released this Month

It seems that ASUS is planning to introduce its flagship Honeycomb Tablet with Windows 8 OS in 2012 with a slight difference, According to Notebook Italia, ASUS has confirmed that it would launch the same tablet with detachable-keyboard design as the existing model, with a secondary battery hidden inside the dock section.

It’s not sure anything about the Specification of the tablet and suppose the processor could be either of an x86 processor from Intel, AMD’s ranges for the Windows 8 tablet, or using Windows on ARM. The Windows 8 is more tablet friendly operating system rather than the Windows 7 , with Windows Phone 7-like UI and many features. The Windows 8 OS was previewed recently by Microsoft.

Meanwhile ASUS has also confirmed that the company plans to ship 300,000 of the tablets in this month alone, ASUS CEO Jerry Shen was speaking to Taiwan Economic News. He also said that will exceed all other tablet sales, bar those of the iPad 2, and follows 400,000 shipments in April and May. Asus Eee Pad Transformer is the one of a few tablets that attracted many people in the Market with both features and cheap price.