If consumers like smartphones and tablets what could be even better than a mixture of the two? With the evolution in technology users have witnessed a lot of advanced gadgets that made it possible to merge both phone and tablet as a result now we see Padfone. Incorporating smartphone in a tablet a Padfone has the functionality of both. The Padfone is a smartphone that can be converted into a tablet. Asus too has come out with its own line of Padfones. The product can be fitted into the dock of the tablet that offers an Android platform. These are an attractive portable gadgets suitable for those who are on the go and don't want to carry heavy smartphones.
Features of Asus Padfone:
Padfone is good to look that has metallic edges with glossy black bezel. It has a super AMOLED touch-screen measuring 4 inches or more. The screen resolution is 960x540 with well designed power and lock screen button. On the left there is USB port for charging and a HDMI port for multimedia support. Moreover, the Padfone also comes with 1.5 GHz Snapdragon processor and 1 GB of RAM that enables it to perform internet browsing and high-end games without lag. Provided at the rear end there is a card slot to expand the phone memory up to 32 GB. The keyboard of it holds a capacity of up to 9 charges for the Padfone.
Asus have designed its phone very innovatively and it is easy to notice it modular design. This is why when you place the phone into the Padfone station you will find the contents into a tablet and within few seconds of locking the phone you will be able to use the device. The Padfone station not only have few features however, the most important are the 6,600 mAh battery, 3.5mm jack, micro HDMI connection and micro USB port. Moreover, it also includes GPS and phone antennas with SonicMaster featuring speakers.
Asus Padfone Mini:
Asus adds several twists in its new Padfone Mini that is a 4 inch smartphone with a number of features such as 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor, dual SIM and Android 4.3 operating system. That is not all, the phone runs ASUS' new Zen user interface that can be docked into a 7 inches tablet offering two devices in one. The design has diamond-cut edges and a spun metal finish. Coated with a soft touch ceramic finish the device comes with a resolution of 800x400 of phone and 1280x800 of the tablet. They provide wide-angle viewing due to their IPS panels.
The Exclusive ZenUI:
Exclusive to all Asus devices the ZenUI rides on top of Android, offers simplified icons and menus and What's Next feature that shows you the future events. Its dynamic display technology automatically resizes apps either to 4 or 7 inches screen. When inserting the device into the tablet docking station you will notice that the home screen is not only become larger but also of a higher resolution. This phone completely fits into your palm for an instant expanded view. The internal memory of the device is 8 GB while the external memory is expandable up to 64 GB by using a micro SD slot. The phone boasts 1200 mAh lithium battery and the pad with 2100 mAh lithium battery.
It offers connectivity via GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, GLONASS and USB port. It reduces the weight of carrying two separated devices at a time as it merges both phone and tablet in one. The phone uses Sony 8 MP backside illuminated sensor with f/2.0 five element lens for the rear camera. Some additional features are ASUS' Pixelmaster technology to adjust the size of the pixels and increase sensitivity by up to 400 percent. Furthermore, the Asus Padfone Mini comes with Panosphere, All Smiles, HDR and Smart Remove.