Asus has officially announced PadFone 2, the Android based hybrid. If you’re curious what features have been packed into the Android phone, let’s go on checking.
Asus PadFone 2 is an innovative combination of tablet and smartphone. As we can see from the images, PadFone 2 consists of two parts including an Android phone and a tablet. The Android smartphone measures 137.9 x 68.9 x 9mm, weights 135g, and runs on Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system (Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be available in November). The smartphone part features a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Cortex A15 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB DDR2 RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage, a 4.7-inch capacitive touch screen Super IPS+ display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, a 1.2-megapixel front-facing webcam, and a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with f/2.4 aperture and 5-element lens. Other specs also include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, AGPRS, GLONASS, and 2140mAh rechargeable battery.
Moreover, the Android phone also features a detachable PadFone Station that allows you to convert the smartphone into a 10.1-inch Android tablet that weights 649g. The Android tablet features a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen WXGA IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and a 1-megapixel front-facing webcam in order that you can comfortably enjoy your favorite games and videos, and get a bigger working platform for your documents, tables and more.
Asus PadFone 2 Android phone will first release in Europe and Asia at the end of the year. The 32GB version is priced at €799 EURO, while the 64GB version costs €899. If you’re interested, jump to Asus official site for more details.