ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet PC Now Available for Purchase at Office Depot

BOCA RATON, Fla.--()--Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the ASUS® Eee Pad Transformer. The product is currently available for purchase online at www.officedepot.com and at Office Depot retail stores nationwide for $399.99 (16GB) and $499.99 (32GB).

The Transformer features the powerful and responsive Android 3.1 operating system, an optional keyboard docking station, Adobe® Flash® 10.2 support and ASUS’ intuitive Waveshare user interface that results in an exciting portable tablet for content creation, social communication, high-definition media playback and smooth realistic game play.

“The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer truly stands out from other tablets currently on the market with its great price point and unique features, including the expandable keyboard dock,” said Randy Wick, Vice President of Technology Merchandising for Office Depot. “Customers who purchase this tablet will have access to thousands of Android apps, hours of entertainment, and the ability to remain productive when away from the office – all in a single device.”

Powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 dual-core processor, the Transformer browses the web at blazing speeds, providing fast response time and better performance when multi-tasking. A 10.1” IPS (In-Plane Switching) LED backlit Panel made from durable Corning® Gorilla® glass is viewable at angles up to 178 degrees, and produces a crisper and more accurate color range.

Built-in SRS® surround sound technology provides a dynamic 3D stereo audio experience, with maximum bass response and a wide sound field from the discrete speakers housed in the 12.98mm thick frame that weighs only 680g. The tablet’s 5MP rear- and 1.2MP front-facing cameras can shoot and record video, which can be played back on a HDTV via a mini HDMI output port, making it a true mobile entertainment device.

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer also has an optional docking station available for $149.99 that will enhance your tablet experience by providing a full-size keyboard, two additional USB ports, a built-in SD Card reader, and a multi-touch trackpad. The docking station also extends the Transformer’s 9.5 hours* of battery life up to 16 hours*.

To learn more about the products and services available at Office Depot, please visit your local Office Depot retail store location or www.officedepot.com. To become a fan of Office Depot on Facebook and receive exclusive content, offers and more, please visit www.facebook.com/officedepot. To follow Office Depot on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/officedepot.

*9.5 and 16 hour battery life estimates based on specific hardware setup and media playback test. Battery life will vary depending upon hardware setup and application usage.

About Office Depot

Celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, Office Depot is Taking Care of Business for millions of customers around the globe. For the local corner store as well as Fortune 500 companies, Office Depot provides supplies and services to its customers through 1,641 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs and global e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $11.6 billion, and employs about 40,000 associates around the world. The Company provides more office supplies and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 55 countries.

Office Depot’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://mediarelations.officedepot.com and http://socialpress.officedepot.com/.

Contacts

Office Depot
Jason Shockley, 561-438-0037
jason.shockley@officedepot.com

Release Summary

Office Depot announces availability of the ASUS® Eee Pad Transformer in Office Depot retail stores and online at www.officedepot.com.

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Office Depot
Jason Shockley, 561-438-0037
jason.shockley@officedepot.com