Android 4.3 Rolled out for Asus Transformer 701

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In September, Asus revealed its new Transformer Pad TF701T quad-core tablet. This amazing tablet comes with standard Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, and now it has received the official firmware update and namely the Android 4.3. Asus announced that the update would be rolled over-the-air, and a simple touch of the Update button in the settings app will be enough in order to install the new update. The 275 MB update displays the version up number, and it addresses stability and performance on the keyboard dock.

Back to Transformer Pad TF701T, the tablet is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 4 T40X quad-core processor and sports a 2GB of DDR3L RAM. In the same time, TF701T comes with a 10.1-inch WQXGA display, which is capable of displaying 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution.

ASUS Transformer Pad update to Android 4.3

Android 4.3 Rolled Out For Asus Transformer 701

In what concerns the update, Android 4.3 brings the Android standard features, and it also improves the battery life, dock battery charging as well as the trackpad responsiveness in the dock. As some of you already know, the dock presents a QWERTY keyboard, secondary battery that is meant to increase the battery life up to 17 hours and a USB 3.0 port.

Perhaps some of you might wonder why Asus is bothering in offering the Android 4.3 when the KitKat version is right around the corner. In fact, the 4.3 update is only a step forward in adopting the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware. So far, if you are interested in getting the latest firmware available for the Transformer Pad, just visit the Settings app, and in the Update option, hit the Update button. This should upgrade your tablet to Android 4.3. However, keep in mind to upgrade over Wi-Fi in order to conserve your data usage.

Since the update is offered over-the-air, perhaps some users are unable to see it on their devices. Do not worry because this is only a matter of time. Usually, an OTA update is rolled out in phases, and it can take weeks before they hit every device in every part of the world.

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My name is Andreea, and I have been writing about technology and the world of gadgets for over two years. Currently, I freelance from my home and I enjoy writing about the latest smart devices on the market. Technology was not always my thing, but once I have discovered all those amazing things I can do with my smartphone, I must confess I have become a tech geek. I will keep you updated with the latest news.