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ASUS Recognised with Six CES 2012 Innovations Awards

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Tablet computers, audio components and motherboards chosen as most innovative in four award categories

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, Nevada (January 9, 2012) - ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era, is proud to announce that six of its products have been selected for the CES 2012 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards honoree program. The products span four categories and include one Best of Innovations Award in Wireless Handsets.

Chosen by a pre-eminent panel of independent industry designers, engineers and journalists, the CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards program recognises the most innovative consumer electronics products across a broad range of categories. The awards have become a hallmark for the best-designed products in consumer technology and ASUS is thrilled that its brand promise of Inspiring Innovation • Persistent Perfection has resulted in such wide recognition for its products.

Best of Innovations - Wireless Handsets

The ASUS Padfone has been selected as a Best of Innovations honoree in the Wireless Handsets category. This innovative platform combination using the latest Android OS offers users unparalleled mobile productivity and flexibility. The Padfone smartphone, with its capacitive multi-touch display, provides email and a myriad of built-in apps when on the move. Along with it comes the Padstation dock which functions as a tablet when paired with the Padfone. When these two are connected, the smartphone's display is seamlessly switched to the bigger screen and adjusted for optimal viewing while its battery is charged simultaneously. The Padstation also gains instant access to the smartphone's functions including 3G data connection.

Personal Electronics

The new Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 has been selected for an honoree award in the Personal Electronics category. With its quad-core NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 processor, 10.1" Super IPS+ display and a sleek 8.3mm-thin spun metal case, the Transformer Prime is an eminently portable and powerful Android tablet that further sets itself apart from other tablets in the productivity stakes by way of a keyboard dock. The Transformer Prime also boasts enhanced features that include audio powered by ASUS SonicMaster technology, an 8MP rear auto-focus camera with LED flash, and an 18-hour* rated battery life when combined with the mobile dock.

ASUS at CES 2012

For ASUS' complete CES product line up, please visit us at the Trump Hotel, Suites #6205 and #6206 from January 9 - 12, 2012 (9:00am to 6:00pm). Address: 2000 Fashion Show Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Please visit for the latest ASUS announcements made at CES 2012. For more details about the products mentioned in this press release, please go to

About ASUS

ASUS, the world's top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world's best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won more than 3,886 awards in 2011, and is widely credited with revolutionising the PC industry with the Eee PCTM. With a global staff of more than 11,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,100 engineers, the company's revenue for 2010 was around US$10.1 billion.