ASUS to pay up in Transformer Prime TF201 lawsuit, plaintiffs to get $17 and GPS dongle


Well it looks like even though Asus tried to address to the GPS issue that their Transformer tablet TF201, they couldn’t stop disgruntled customers to file a class action lawsuit. If you recall, the Taiwanese company started shipping free GPS dongles to its TF201 owners. Forced to settle the lawsuit, they are not only giving away the dongle but they’re also throwing $17 on top of it.

If you bought the Transformer Prime between December 1, 2011 and February 19, 2013, you can now file your claim online here and you have until May 31, 2013 to do so. Here a section of Asus’ full statement:

The lawsuit claimed that the Asus Eee Pad TF201 Transformer Prime tablet GPS and WiFi signal quality is diminished based on the design of the tablet. Asus denies all allegations regarding WiFi but Asus acknowledges that GPS performance did not meet the expectations of all customers, which Asus addressed by offering the Dongle to Asus Eee Pad TF201 Transformer Prime tablet owners. Asus is entering into this proposed settlement to avoid burdensome and costly litigation. The proposed settlement is not an admission of wrongdoing.

Did you submit your claim yet?

via ASUS