ASUS has introduced a new Smartphone tablet conceps, called ASUS Padfone at Computex 2011. The PadFone is essentially a symbiotic relationship between smartphone and slate, One part Android phone, another part Android tablet, and the Padfone docks inside the tablet itself. Both will run same flavour of Android 3.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for operating system. “Breaking the rules and changing the status quo are the keys to our success, and we strive to offer customers an experience that surpasses their expectations,” said ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih.
ASUS PadFone Features
ASUS Padfone reveals exciting new possibilities for mobile computing and communication and allows users to switch from the phone to the tablet to choose the screen size that best fits their activities while seamlessly sharing data and 3G internet access on both devices. PadFone is inserted into the back of the dock like a cassette tape, hidden by a panel that fits flush with the back of the tablet. To save on costs and to fully take advantage of the unique integration between the phone and the tablet, ASUS will allow the 5 Megapixel camera lens to “show through” a hole in the cover that protects the phone and support a video conferencing experience and easily share with family and friends.
ASUS PadFone Specifications
The Padfone has dual speakers with a dual core Tegra 2 processor and a 4.3-inch display for smartphone display with 10.1-inch display with 1280 x 800 pixels with support Multi Touch, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate and Light-Sensor (Ambient) for the slate. To Eliminate data transfer hassle, the device has a single storage pool and One SIM card for two devices for 3G internet connection. ASUS Padfone also comes with bluetooth v2.1 with EDR Stereo, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm stereo headset jack and phone docked that can recharge from the tablet’s larger battery.