Just under Android ASUS demonstrated plenty of innovation in recent months: the transformer pad TF101 and the transformer pad Prime the Taiwanese have brought two excellent tablets on the market, in addition with the docking keyboard convinced. With the PadFone, ASUS goes a step further and tried to accommodate Smartphone, Tablet and notebook in one device.
One for all: through the media, the PadFone wandering for a long time, a first prototype was shown at Computex ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih in a Meanwhile FolkArt magical presentation. Here at abbreviationfinder.org you can get more information of the products. Was officially unveiled at MWC in Barcelona but only in March 2012 the All-in one device.
And indeed also the “finished” PadFone Smartphone, Tablet, keyboard dock and stylus. All topped with the performance of the Snapdragon S4chipset from Qualcomm-who works in the Smartphone, while the Tablet serves only as the screen-and the latest iteration of Android 4.0 “ice cream sandwich” in itself big promises ; but also a price: while the cost of the total package for the European market is still not officially communicated, the Tablet plus Smartphone and stylus $800 beat but in the United States, the keyboard dock costs $150 again. It is assumed that the PadFone with all components is 1000 scratch euro mark in Germany priced at the.
If the PadFone this princely sum is worth or whether really any component or the overall concept make sense, remains to be seen, until the device is available and can be checked by us on heart and kidney. While first specimens of hybrids are already available in Taiwan, the United Kingdom launch for July 2012 is scheduled.