Asus has been teasing its unique phablet device – Asus Padfone since last year, but the manufacturer hasn’t provided the full fledge show of the device. Asus Padfone has been originally unveiled at CompuTex event in May of 2011. Finally, this morning at Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Asus has finally showed off the new Padfone tablet.
Asus Padfone is the same 4.3-inch smartphone that can dock into a tablet and then it can dock onto a keyboard to build a high-end spec’d netbook/notebook. Asus Padfone comes with a new Qualcomm dual-core Krait processor (ala Asus Transformer Pad Infinity). It will become an optional Asus Padfone Station when it turn into a 10.1-inch Android tablet. Asus Padfone also comes with a stylus and it will be available to purchase from April for an unknown price point. Let’s take a look at the specifications parts of the Asus Padfone and Padfone Station.
Asus Padfone Specifications
# Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
# 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with qHD (960 x 540p) resolution.
# Snapdragon S4 (dual-core Krait) processor.
# Adreno 225 GPU.
# 1GB LPDDR2 RAM.
# 8 megapixels rear-facing camera with LED flash, Auto Focus & F2.2
# Front-facing VGA shooter.
# 16 – 64GB eMMC NAND storage.
# microSD card slot support up to 32GB.
# Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB 2.0.
# 1520mAh battery.
# HSPA+ 21/5.76Mbps (42Mbps Optional)
# Dimensions:128mm x 65.4mm x 9.2mma and it weighs 129 grams.
# WCDMA 900/2100MHz, EDGE/GPS 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Asus Padfone Station Specifications
Asus Padfone Station = Asus Padfone + A 10.1-inch Tablet with 1280 x 800 IPS panel.
Micro USB + Micro HDMI
# 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 display with Capacitive Technology.
# 8MP rear camera of Padfone.
# 1.3MP front-facing snapper for for forwarding video chats.
# Micro USB + Micro HDMI ports.
# Vibration sensor, 2 color LED indicators for battery status.
# 2-in-1 audio jack, 40-pin connector
# Dimensions: 273mm x 176.9mm x 13.65mm (h-average) and weighs 724 grams.
# 24.4Whr battery.