Asus rolls Android 4.0 OTA update for Transformer Prime TF201 UK
If you are among those buyers who have purchased Asus Transformer Prime TF201 tablet and receives issues in the operation like Wi-Fi, GPS or screen issues then here comes good news for them. Asus Transformer Prime TF201 becomes the first tablet to receive the ICS 4.0 update. This update will be rolled out for the United Kingdom users starting from today and its released primarily to fix the Wi-Fi issues that the users are receiving on their tablet.
Transformer Prime happens to be the few tablets which comes with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 Kal-Ei processor and during the announcement it was said that it will come with Android 4.0. However much to the disappointment of the users it was shipped with older Android 3.2 OS commonly known as the Honeycomb operating system.
The US representatives of Asus have now confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich update for Transformer Prime TF201 is on the way and its already been pushed to the users. This update will bring a lot of improvements and fixes a bunch of bugs, however Asus didn’t comment on what bugs and issues does this update will fix it. It’s clear that it will fix primary issues of Wi-Fi unable to connect and on screen graphics errors.
Still Asus is yet to remove the bootloader unlocker from the device and its said that upcoming OTA update will soon be released fixing various small issues once this update gets prevailed in the market. To update your tablet with Android 4.0 you need to go to your home screen and hit Menu > Settings > About Phone > System update and then tap on update to proceed with the update process. Once the update is done, check the Android version on your tablet it should be Android 4.0.
Transformer Prime is powered with NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor and it previously shipped with Android 3.2 OS and boasts a 10.1 inches Super IPS+ panel with Corning Gorilla Glass display with 178 degrees viewing angle. If you are looking to purchase this tablet then you can purchase it across leading electronics retail store in UK at a price of £ 499 but sadly the stock with Android 4.0 is not shipped and so you will have to buy Android 3.2 tablet and then update it with Android 4.0 by yourself. Asus has also said that it will update other tablets in the EEE Pad range in February. In another news this variant of Asus tablet arrived in Japan yesterday and it will also receive the ICS update very soon.