Asus Zenfone series and Padfone devices to receive Android 5.0 update in 2015

Asus will release Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Zenfone series of smartphones along with a couple of Padfone devices. The Taiwanese electronic makers plan about the update has been leaked on company’s ZenTalk forum.

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Asus PadFone Mini Hands on

Among the numerous Android smartphones and tablets that Asus showcased at CES 2014 was its trademark PadFone device. However, unlike the previous iterations of PadFone series, this year, Asus has decided to tone down a little in terms of specifications. The yesteryear PadFone devices had top of the draw specifications, but this year’s Asus PadFone Mini is a more subtle yet affordable PadFone offering. We go hands on with the all new PadFone Mini that was announced during December 2013. You can check out the video right below

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Asus Padfone Infinity Unboxing

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Asus announced the PadFone infinity which is the 3rd generation PadFone at MWC 2013 earlier this year in Barcelona. Now the handset has gone on sale in some markets such as Asus’s home market Taiwan. As you might be aware I am right now in Taipei for Computex 2013 and managed to get my hands on the Padfone Infinity which is currently on sale here for around 20990 Taiwanese dollars or Rs.40000 approx. Check out the unboxing video below featuring the HTC One and PadFone 2 as well. We managed to only get the phone part of the Padfone , the tablet part or the Padfone Station was not available.

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Asus PadFone 2 gets minor software update – improves stability , camera and WiFi performance

Asus Padfone 2

Asus is one of the best handset makers to provide timely updates for its Android phones. They launched the PadFone 2 last year with Android 4.0  ICS on board and rolled out an update to Android 4.1 JellyBean last year.Now the PadFone 2 has got a rather minor software update which is expected to make the already awesome PadFone 2 even more stable. There seem to be improvements in overall stability , camera , WiFi and battery life according to the official change log which you can find below.
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Asus Padfone Infinity Photo Gallery

Asus announced the third generation of it’s Padfone called the Padfone Infinity today in Barcelona during MWC 2013. The Padfone Infinity is Asus’s first full HD smartphone and joins the 2013 lineup of full HD phones.

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Exclusive : Asus PadFone 2 Android 4.1 JellyBean update rolling out right now

When Asus launched the PadFone 2 back in October , it launched the device with Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich on-board. We have exclusive news first on FoneArena that the PadFone 2 has indeed got the update to Android 4.1 JellyBean as promised.The update is rolling out right now via an OTA update.Here are some screenshots which show that our PadFone 2 is running on Android 4.1 JellyBean.The build number is JRO03L 10.4.5.33-0 on our Taiwanese PadFone 2. Continue reading “Exclusive : Asus PadFone 2 Android 4.1 JellyBean update rolling out right now”

Asus Padfone 2 Unboxing

The Asus Padfone was an innovative gadget but it was a bit bulky and used only a dual core processor.It launched at Computex earlier this year and we  spotted it at MWC and finally it was launched in India last month. Now we have at FoneArena one of the most innovative gadgets of 2012 the Asus Padfone 2. The Padfone2 is powered by the all new Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 quad-core CPU which is one of the fastest chipsets in the mobile market currently. Watch the unboxing video below.

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Asus Padfone 2 shows off larger screen, new dock in video

Asus took the world by surprise when it launched what is still the world’s only phone and tablet combo, the Padfone. The company is planning to update the specifications of the phone, improve on the docking mechanism and we just got our first look at it via a video where CEO Jimmy Shen walks us through the Padfone 2.

The Padfone 2 is believed to include a 4.7″ screen with a 720p resolution. The camera too is believed to have been bumped up to 13 megapixels. While the  original Padfone Docking Station included a door to let you slide in the phone, the redesigned version is much thinner and has an exposed back. Continue reading “Asus Padfone 2 shows off larger screen, new dock in video”

Webtop dock gets killed by Motorola

Remember the Webtop by Motorola with the Atrix 4G we had seen at CES last year? Did anyone actually buy it? Well, I have no idea, but apparently it was a fail device from Motorola and they are killing it.

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Asus PadFone official demo video released


Asus has posted demo videos of their PadFone that can dock into a tablet. They unveiled the PadFone last year and revealed the complete specs of the device earlier this year at MWC 2012. The PadFone comes with a 4.3-inch (960×540 pixels), Super AMOLED capacitive Multi touch display and the PadFone Station that docks the phone has 10.1-inch display. The PadFone runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Continue reading “Asus PadFone official demo video released”

Asus Padfone gets detailed, coming in April with Stylus Headset

Asus unveiled the PadFone that can dock into a tablet last year, full specs of the device is now available. The tablet can also be docked into a keyboard and the device now comes with Stylus headset. The PadFone comes with 4.3-inch (960×540 pixels), Super AMOLED capacitive Multi touch display and is powered by 1.5 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has 8MP Auto Focus camera with LED Flash, F2.2 Aperture and secondary VGA camera. The PadFone Station has 10.1-inch display. Continue reading “Asus Padfone gets detailed, coming in April with Stylus Headset”

Asus Padfone to come with Tegra 3 in early 2012

Nicole Scott from NetbookNews reports that the long awaited Asus Padfone will finally be available in the market in early 2012. The Padfone is a new take on the smartphone – tablet dilemma by allowing a user to slide in the smartphone into a large screen and using it as a tablet.

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ASUS Padfone shows off Krait S4 MSM8960 internals in benchmark database

Tempted by the category straddling ASUS Padfone ? If performance related concerns were holding back your decision then you have one less worry. GLBenchmark’s public results database has shown that the Tablet + Phone combination packs in a Krait S4 MSM8960 chip.

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