Asus has never been one to rest on their laurels when updating their devices to the latest version of Android and it looks like this will be the case with Jelly Bean as well. Whilst they have not confirmed that the original Transformer or Eee Pad Slider will get the update I think that based on their track record they will be working hard to maintain their almost spotless record in updating their entire range of devices.
The Full Statement :
Dear valued ASUS customer,
At ASUS, one of the key commitments we make to our customers is a relentless drive to deliver the best user experience. We constantly strive to achieve this goal through our ‘Design Thinking’ philosophy that includes regular software and firmware updates for our products.
We are pleased to announce that many of our tablet products are scheduled to receive an update to Android 4.1, Jelly Bean. The ASUS Transformer Pad, ASUS Transformer Pad Prime and ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity are all scheduled to receive Android 4.1 updates in the coming months. We will provide further guidance on our expected timeframes for these updates near their release.
We are still investigating Jelly Bean updates for other devices, but we are not in a position to confirm whether any other products will be eligible for an update at the moment.
Thank you for your continued support.
As soon as we hear anything further from Asus we’ll be sure to let you know.