Asus Transformer Infinity (TF700T)

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ASUS Official page for Transformer Infinity

The Asus Transformer TF700, also known as the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity, is the successor to the Transformer Prime. The tablet comes with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz per core. The screen resolution is 1920x1200 over a 10.1" screen. The Transformer TF700 has a micro HDMI port, as well as 2 USB 2.0 ports. It features DLNA and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Asus Transformer TF700 also features a 12 core GPU.

  • Format: Tablet, with optional dock
  • Release date: 2012-07-01
  • CPU: 1.60GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 T33 (ARMv7)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal memory: 32GB / 64GB ROM
  • Camera: Main 8.0 MP (with LED flash), Front-facing 1.9 MP
  • Network: Wi-Fi Only
  • Screen: 10.10" - 1920x1200
  • Main battery: 2500mAh built-in
  • I/O ports: proprietary USB charging / OTG port, one microSD slot, micro HDMI, headphones
  • Hardware buttons: power, volume up/down


The tablet can be docked to the Asus Transformer Keyboard Dock, the connection is mechanical and uses the USB port of the tablet:

  • Battery: 2500mAh additional, built in dock
  • Keyboard: USB qwerty
  • Touchpad: multi-touch touchpad with two hardware buttons
  • I/O ports: SD slot (USB attached), USB standard port, proprietary USB charging port (same as tablet)


The tablet comes with Android (latest release 4.2.1) and suffers from very poor performances due to slow internal storage and limited RAM. The internal partition table is proprietary. The boot loader is locked but can be locked freely with an Asus-provided official tool. It is an ARMv7 device.

Installing Gentoo Linux can be done following the guide at Asus_Transformer_Infinity_(TF700T)/Install

Hardware details

CPU info:

root #cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor	: ARMv7 Processor rev 9 (v7l)
processor	: 0
BogoMIPS	: 1987.37

processor	: 1
BogoMIPS	: 1987.37

processor	: 2
BogoMIPS	: 1987.37

processor	: 3
BogoMIPS	: 1987.37

Features	: swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls 
CPU implementer	: 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant	: 0x2
CPU part	: 0xc09
CPU revision	: 9

Hardware	: cardhu
Revision	: 0000
Serial		: 0245801980034500


Block devices:

root #lsblk
NAME         MAJ:MIN RM  SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
mmcblk0      179:0    0 59,2G  0 disk 
├─mmcblk0p1  179:1    0  768M  0 part /mnt/android/system
├─mmcblk0p2  179:2    0  428M  0 part 
├─mmcblk0p3  179:3    0    2M  0 part 
├─mmcblk0p4  179:4    0  816M  0 part 
├─mmcblk0p5  179:5    0    5M  0 part /mnt/multiboot
├─mmcblk0p6  179:6    0  512K  0 part 
├─mmcblk0p7  179:7    0    5M  0 part 
└─mmcblk0p8  179:8    0 57,2G  0 part /mnt/android/data
mmcblk0boot1 179:32   0    4M  1 disk 
mmcblk0boot0 179:16   0    4M  1 disk 
mmcblk1      179:48   0 29,8G  0 disk 
├─mmcblk1p1  179:49   0   16G  0 part /
└─mmcblk1p2  179:50   0 13,8G  0 part /mnt/microSD
sda            8:0    1 29,7G  0 disk 
└─sda1         8:1    1 29,7G  0 part /mnt/dockSD

List of USB subsystem:

root #lsusb
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 058f:6366 Alcor Micro Corp. Multi Flash Reader
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 05e3:0610 Genesys Logic, Inc. 4-port hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub