Asus rocked Mobile World Congress 2012 with their creatively designed Padfone. We reported about Padfone few days back and updated our readers about possible usage and advantages of this innovative device. In addition, Asus also released Transformer pad 300 which officials claim to have designed for young minds. Let us take a look at specs of both these gadgets.
Asus Padfone- Impressions
There were speculations about possible release of this incredibly innovative device since Asus first provided the world with glimpse of it. They skipped CES last month which made it even clear that stage at Barcelona is set for unveiling of Padfone. And here it is! Asus Padfone turning pupils of each individual passing by booth of Asus.
Asus Padfone is just like another Android phone having bright 4.3 inch display, powered by dual core Qualcomm processor and featuring 8 megapixels camera. It runs on Android ICS and has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS as connectivity alternatives. In case of this Smartphone it is not about how this phone performs but its about how well you can perform with the help of this Smartphone.
You can slide Asus Padfone into the back cover of Asus Padstation to convert it into a 10.1-inch tablet. With Padfone at the back, you can perform all tasks on the tablet from browsing Internet, running applications to calling your friend. And now if you connect Asus Station Dock Keyboard to this tablet, it will get converted into a netbook; amazing isn’t it? So when you want to type a large article just like this one, you can do it easily with Padfone and its accessories.
There are no words about price and availability of Asus padfone yet.
Asus Transformer Pad 300 Series- Impressions
In front of their Padfone, this hybrid tablet series is not that effective piece of hardware. Asus said its designed for trendy youth. However, they need to compete hard to replace iPad from these young minds. Let’s take a quick look at tech specs of Transformer Pad 300.
- Processor: Quad Core Tegra 3 processor
- Storage: 16 GB internal (8 GB cloud backup)
- Operating System: Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich
- Display: 10.1-inch IPS panel display
- Camera: 8 megapixels on rear with HD recording, 1.2 megapixels on front
- Battery Life: 10 hours
You have three alternatives to choose from: 3G model, 4G model and Wi-Fi model. There is no word on its price and availability yet.
It was not just Asus who launched Android tablet at MWC 2012. Samsung and ZTE also made their contribution. Read about them at The Geeks Club.