Asus may launch a 7 inch Android powered tablet at CES 2012

Asus’ recent 10.1 inch Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet is definitely gaining a lot of attention for its unique ability to transform into a portable netbook by docking with a full-sized keyboard.  The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime then becomes an awesome tablet with enticing productivity and leisure abilities.

In any event, according to a leaked promotional image picked up by Notebook Italia, it looks like Asus has a 7 inch tablet up its sleeves that could be unleashed at CES 2012 taking place later this month.  Unfortunately, we’re not sure whether the 7 inch tablet is the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime with a smaller screen, or a different tablet altogether.  However, the tablet appears to contain docking inputs on the bottom implying a mini docking keyboard station may be available for purchase with the tablet.

Additonal speculation suggests it is the Asus Eee Memo Pad, which wouldn’t be as powerful as a smaller Eee Pad Transformer Prime, but nonetheless a solid tablet.  The Memo Pad would have a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, while the 7 inch Transformer Prime would boast the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Hopefully, Asus will announce the mystery 7 inch tablet at CES 2012, so stay tuned for more information!

[Notebook Italia]

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