Asus Padfone 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 mini press shot leaked, revealing 4.3-inch smartphone and December debut?
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    Asus PadFone mini press shot leaked, revealing 4.3-inch smartphone and December debut?

    By 9 December 2013

    The Asus PadFone mini is coming...in two days. Maybe.  Notable leakster @evleaks recently tweeted a leaked press shot of the device with the following caption: "PadFone mini 4.3, 2013". This suggests the PadFone mini will launch by the end of the year...

  • Asus Padfone 4 shows up in teaser video, suggests 17 September unveil
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    Asus Padfone 4 shows up in teaser video, suggests 17 September unveil

    By 11 September 2013

    Asus must spend a lot of money on launch events. It already has its third Padfone, the Infinity, out and now a teaser video has appeared for its fourth. We should find out more on 17 September.  And since Asus spends so much time launching thingsm it's...

  • 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 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...

  • Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone
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    Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone

    By 5 March 2012

    The Asus Padfone gives people a device that can change from a phone to a tablet, and even into a laptop, but who will want to buy it? Asus believes it knows exactly: "There is a massive segment of the market called the "tablet hesitater" and those guys...

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

    By 27 February 2012

    It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's Superman, or something like that. And you would be forgiven for wanting to utter the same words when it comes to the Asus Padfone announced at Mobile World Congress on Monday in Barcelona.  You see, it's a phone, it's...

  • Asus Padfone: Phone, tablet, pen with a speaker in it... eh?
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    Asus Padfone: Phone, tablet, pen with a speaker in it... eh?

    By 27 February 2012

    One of the most interesting devices we got wind of last year was the Asus Padfone, a phone and tablet combination. However, the interesting part was that the phone could be docked within the tablet to give you the best of both worlds; a large screen,...

  • Asus Padfone to get MWC, not CES reveal
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    Asus Padfone to get MWC, not CES reveal

    By 9 January 2012

    Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be launching its Asus Padfone in February at next month's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event, titled "Incredible Mobile, Endless Possibilities" will see the official launch of the new phone tablet...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #42
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #42

    By 31 May 2011

    With Computex currently in full swing in Taiwan, the Pocket-lint team look at the impact that the Asus PadFone will have on an already packed tablet market. And discuss whether or not they'll ever use Google Wallet to pay for stuff, or are they already...

  • Asus PadFone hands-on
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    Asus PadFone hands-on

    By 31 May 2011

    Is it a phone, or is it a tablet? Well actually, it has the power to be both. That’s the story of the PadFone, a new gadget that’s been announced by Asus at Computex in Taipei, and as you would expect we’ve tracked down the device to see what’s...

  • Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 30 May 2011

    Google is very excited by the Asus Padfone; the company's corporate VP and GM for the Personal Mobile Devices Business Unit, Benson Lin, has told Pocket-lint in an exclusive interview at Computex in Taipei. “We are working very closely with Google and...

  • Asus PadFone - the phone that wants to be a tablet
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    Asus PadFone - the phone that wants to be a tablet

    By 30 May 2011

    Asus has used its Computex 2011 keynote speech in Taipei to show off a new concept: the Padfone.  Like the Motorola Atrix, the Padfone, which Asus has been teasing details of over the last couple of weeks, will be a 4.3-inch smartphone, that snaps...