Asus PadFone 2

Asus PadFone 2 + nfc

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The Asus PadFone 2. A combination of an Android smartphone and a dockable tablet (and nfc ­čśë ). A fully featured 4.7 inch smartphone that docks with the PadFone 2 Station to become a 10.1 inch tablet.
Compared with the PadFone 1, a completely redesigned tablet. The station’s thickness and weight is reduced, the combined weight of both PadFone 2 and PadFone 2 station is 649 g. The PadFone 2 has an increased screen, 4.7 inch. Thickness and weight are reduced to 9mm and 135g.
Only one data plan is needed for both devices, shared mobile data connectivity between smartphone and tablet!


“Apps are seamlessly optimized on-the-fly to support both tablet and phone modes, with an instant transition between smartphone and tablet screen sizes.”
– The Asus PadFone 2 features a new version of the SuperNote app that instantly converts handwritten notes into editable text.
– An instant translation tool translates any word, phrase or sentence in an email, web page or app at a touch.
– No need for data syncing between devices. The PadFone 2 storage is used by PadFone 2 Station when the two are connected.
– 50GB free ASUS Webstorage for 2 years


– 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad core processor
– 2GB of RAM
– 4.7 inch 1280 x 720 HD Super IPS+ display
NFC, S Beam sharing
– support for up to 42Mbit/s DC-HSPA+ and 100Mbit/s LTE
– 13 megapixel camera with no shutter lag
Burst mode can capture up to 100 shots at six shots per second, while simultaneously recording 1080p HD video at 30fps, or 720p HD video at 60fps. Low-light performance is also enhanced by the wide f/2.4 aperture and a dedicated image signal processor.
The PadFone 2 has a 2140 mAh battery. It provides up to 16 hours 3G talk-time and 13 hours Wi-Fi web browsing. PadFone 2 Station’s 5000 mAh battery gives up to 36 hours 3G talk-time. PadFone 2 Station’s internal battery also has enough capacity to recharge the docked PadFone 2.

PadFone 2 will be launched before the end of December in Europe (Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden) and Asia (Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, U.A.E). Availability in other countries will be announced at a later date.


Platform Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Color Black/White
Dimensions PadFone
137.9 x 69 x 9 mm (LxWxH)
Weight PadFone:
135 g (with battery)
PadFone Station
514 g
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 (8064 + 9215m) Quad Core Cortex A15 class CPU 1.5GHz
Memory 2 GB LPDDR2 RAM
Storage 16GB/32GB/64GB eMMc Flash
50GB free ASUS Webstorage for 2 years
Connectivity Technology WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth V4.0
Network Standard LTE/WCDMA

3G :
2G :
EDGE/GPRS/GSM : 850/900/1800/1900,

Display Padfone:
4.7inches, HD 1280×720, Super IPS+ with Resistive touch panel
Scratch Resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass with HCLR Film
Padfone Station:
10.1inches, WXGA 1280×800, IPS with Capacitive touch panel
Scratch Resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass with HCLR Film
Battery PadFone
2140 mAh Lithium
PadFone Station
19 Whr/5000 mAh Lithium
Standby Time 352 hours(3G)
Talk Time 16 hours(3G)
Camera PadFone
Front 1.2 Mega-Pixel
Rear 13 Mega-Pixel, Auto Focus, F2.4 Aperture
5 -element lens
PadFone Station
Front 1 Mega-Pixel
Video Video Playback :
WMV @ HD 1080p
Video Recording :
H.263 @ HD 1080p
H.264 Video Decode @ 720p Encode @ 1080p
Audio Slot 3.5mm
Browser Google Browser/Youtube Browser
Messaging SMS/MMS/IM/Email
Sensor G-Sensor/E-Compass/Gyroscope/Proximity/Light Sensor
PadFone Station ASUS 13-pin dock connector (support Micro-USB 2.0 Host)
High Quality Speaker, SonicMaster

Source; Asus.com

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