Asus Padfone 2 archive

  • Asus teases 4, 5 and 6-inch smartphone launches at CES 2014
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    Asus teases 4, 5 and 6-inch smartphone launches at CES 2014

    By 29 December 2013

    It's CES 2014 season, and that means plenty of teasers along with it.  Asus has released its second teaser for the early-January tradeshow, this time hinting at smartphones in  4-, 5-, and 6-inch variants. Titled "What's your number?" the teaser takes...

  • Asus Padfone 2 hitting Carphone Warehouse this week
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    Asus Padfone 2 hitting Carphone Warehouse this week

    By 9 July 2013

    The Asus Padfone 2 will go on sale in the Carphone Warehouse this week. The device, which features a 4.7-inch Android powered smartphone that can dock with a 10-inch tablet, is the second attempt by Asus to combine two pieces of technology into one. The...

  • Asus Padfone 2 review
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    Asus Padfone 2 review

    By 7 March 2013

    The Asus Padfone 2 wants to simplify the smartphone or tablet or conundrum, giving you both sides of the equation, locked into symbiotic coexistence. It gives you the benefit of both worlds: the big screen when you want it; the powerful pocketable phone...

  • Asus Padfone 2 UK availability confirmed: 1 March, £599 for pre-orders
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    Asus Padfone 2 UK availability confirmed: 1 March, £599 for pre-orders

    By 25 February 2013

    Asus has confirmed that the Padfone 2 will be available in the UK for £599, with pre-orders starting on 1 March. The Asus Padfone, the second-generation dockable smartphone and tablet "Station", was announced in October 2013 in Milan, where we first...

  • Asus MWC 2013 teaser promises Metallic Miracle, new Padfone inbound (video)
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    Asus MWC 2013 teaser promises Metallic Miracle, new Padfone inbound (video)

    By 20 February 2013

    Asus is trailing the launch of another Padfone at Mobile World Congress 2013, with a teaser video released on Wednesday. You have to hand it to tech companies recently, as teaser videos are providing plenty of entertainment. The video depicts a metallic...

  • Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8
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    Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8

    By 17 January 2013

    Asus is reportedly in talks to enter the Windows Phone market, almost a year after first saying it would. However, instead of bringing out an Asus-branded Windows Phone 8 device, it seems the manufacturer would favour a smartphone loaded with Windows...

  • Will Asus start selling smartphones? 'Yes, why not?' says corporate vice-president
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    Will Asus start selling smartphones? 'Yes, why not?' says corporate vice-president

    By 17 October 2012

    When asked whether Asus would consider selling smartphones, the response from corporate vice-president Benson Lin was clear: "Yes, why not?" With a high-spec phone at the core of the new Padfone 2, Asus could be set to shake things up in the smartphone...

  • Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on
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    Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 16 October 2012

    The Asus Padfone 2 was unveiled publicly today at a packed event in Milan. The quirky phone-cum-tablet device looks to crack two ends of the market, potentially bringing your phone and tablet needs together into one hybrid package. The brains of the outfit...

  • Asus Padfone 2 unveiled: 4.7-inch Android phone with 10-inch display dock
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    Asus Padfone 2 unveiled: 4.7-inch Android phone with 10-inch display dock

    By 16 October 2012

    Asus today pulled the covers off its latest Padfone model, the logically named Padfone 2. With details revealed at an earlier press event in Taipai, a joyous Jonney Shih, Asus chairman, took to the stage in Milan to unveil the latest smartphone-tablet...

  • Asus Padfone 2 demoed by CEO as press shots leak
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    Asus Padfone 2 demoed by CEO as press shots leak

    By 14 October 2012

    Asus has already confirmed that it will be launching the next version of the Asus Padfone on 16 October in Milan, but it turns out the CEO of the company just couldn't wait. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Jerry Shen, Asus CEO, has revealed what we...