Is it too late for a high-end Honeycomb Android (GOOG) tablet to make a splash? Engadget and PC...

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Is it too late for a high-end Honeycomb Android (GOOG) tablet to make a splash? Engadget and PC Magazine think highly of Asus' $499 Transformer Prime. The device's build quality, display, and battery life are praised, as is the performance of the Nvidia (NVDA) "Kal-El" Tegra 3 chip that powers it. However, a shortage of Honeycomb apps will still make it difficult for the platform to compete with the iPad (AAPL) in the near-term.