Design and Specifications
Asus Padfone 2 is the sequel to the successful Asus Padfone 1. Asus Padfone 2 is a hybrid device that acts as a smartphone, tablet PC as well as a laptop via keyboard accessory. Asus Padfone 2's main phone component has a 4.7" Super IPS+ LCD capacitive touch screen with 312 ppi pixel density. The phone runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor with 2GB RAM. The Padfone tablet screen accessory has a 10.1 inch IPS display.
Camera and Multimedia
The device has a 13 MP camera as the primary camera of the Phone component, which also doubles up as the camera for the Tablet when docked. The phone component has auto-focus, LED flash and other features such as Geo-tagging, burst mode and face detection. There is also a 1.2 MP Secondary camera for video calling. The phone is amazing for watching videos in multiple formats such as MP4, H.264 and H.263. There are inbuilt loudspeakers of high quality which enhance the music listening experience in formats such as MP3,WAV and eAAC+.
Connectivity and Features
Asus Padfone 2 runs on quad band 2G, penta band 3G and 4G LTE networks. The phone can be used to connect to the internet via GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G and Wifi connections. The phone has Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and micro USB 2.0 capability to cater to other connectivity needs of the user.
Battery and Storage
The phone has an inbuilt battery of 2140 mAH while the screen has additional 5000 mAh battery.The phone battery provides up to 16 hours of talk time. The phone is available in variants of 16 GB,32 GB and 64 GB of internal memory