Price Of Asus' iPad 2 Rival Reaching £330

The price of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer has fallen down to only £330 with free delivery; the tablet was originally introduced with a suggested retail price of £380 back in May 2011, that's a saving of £50 already.

The tablet can be purchased from Ebay via Ebuyer's Outlet and comes with free delivery and a standard one year warranty.

There are rumours that Asus deliberately chose to sell the tablet with a very low margin in order to get a fighting chance against the iPad 2.

The Taiwanese company planning to recoup its investment when it comes to accessories like the keyboard docking station.

Like most Android-based tablets, the Eee Pad Transformer comes with a 10.1-inch WSVGA capacitive touchscreen (an IPS model), a dual core ARM-based SoC (in this case, an Nvidia Tegra 2 model clocked at 1GHz), 1GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage (expandable to 48GB via an optional 32GB microSD card), Android 3.0 Honeycomb (upgradable to 3.1), a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera, a five-megapixel rear camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, up to eight hours battery life (which can be doubled thanks to the keyboard docking station), mini HDMI and inbuilt GPS.

At this rate, the price of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer should fall below the £300 by the end of August, at which stage it will start to look like a bargain.