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NVIDIA Takes Us Through Ice Cream Sandwich on the Asus Transformer Prime

When Asus announced their new Transformer Prime, they made it clear that the device would ship with Honeycomb, but would be updated to Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) within a few weeks. To show how easy it will be for them to accomplish this task, the folks at NVIDIA have a T-Prime already equipped with ICS that they want you to see. Why NVIDIA? Well as you may know, this latest tablet from Asus is powered by their new Tegra 3 quad-core processor. So after playing with ICS source for only 2 days, they were able to get it up and running on production hardware – and boy is it smooth.

In the video below, you will get to see some of the new features of Android 4.0 on a tablet, a quick look at 1080p video, and a demo of Riptide for quad-core processors. If you have handled a Honeycomb tablet for any amount of time, you will probably be blown away by the speed that ICS and the Tegra 3 can bring. If this doesn’t make you want to upgrade to the Transformer Prime when it launches in December, then I don’t know what will.  

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