Asus announces the new Padfone Infinity with a 5-inch 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 processor

The new Asus Padfone Infinity

Asus has finally announced the new Padfone Infinity at an event in Taipei as they promised last week. The new Padfone Infinity is the fourth device in the Padfone series that lets you dock the phone in the Padfone station to convert it into a tablet. The new Padfone Infinity packs a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) IPS display similar to the last-gen device, but this is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 320 GPU and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box.

The new Asus Padfone Infinity

Even this has a unibody frame with a brushed metal aluminium finish. It has the same 13 MP camera with LED flash, 1080p HD video recording, f2.0 aperture and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera now has a new app with PixelMaster, which combines multiple pixels to form a 3-megapixel image that is sharper and cleaner. It also has the SonicMaster audio technology.

The Padfone dock is same as the last-gen Infinity with a 10.1-inch (1920×1080 pixels) display with anti-finger print coating. So you can use the the new Padfone Inifity with the old one.

New Asus Padfone Infinity

New Asus Padfone Infinity specifications

  • 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display at 441 PPI
  • 10.1-inch (1920×1080 pixels) display (Padfone station)
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
  • 13 MP camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p HD video recording
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G (HSDPA+) , WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, aGPS and GLONASS
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB / 32GB internal memory, micro SD card slot (supports up to 64GB)
  • 2000 mAh battery (in phone)
  • 5000 mAh battery (in Padfone station)

The new Asus Padfone Inifity comes in Titanium Black and Platinum White colors. It is priced at 18,990 New Taiwan Dollar (~US$ 640). The Padfone Station is priced at 7,000 New Taiwan Dollar (~US$240).

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