Asus PadFone Mini Fits Inside a 7 Inch Tablet

ASUS PadFone Mini is a new smartphone-tablet hybrid; it is a 4-inch Asus PadFone mini that fits into a 7-inch tablet dock. The device is priced at $555. The PadFone Mini runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and is skinned with the Asus’ ZenUI. The company has promised an Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade for the PadFone mini.

Asus PadFone Mini specs price

Featuring a 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) IPS+ LED-backlit display, the dual-SIM (micro SIM) PadFone Mini ships with a tablet dock that is built around a 7-inch WXGA (800 x 1280 pixel) IPS+ LED-backlit display.

Asus PadFone Mini Specs Include an Atom Z2560

The PadFone mini is powered by a dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 @1.6GHz processor with four threads, and 1GB of LPDDR2 RAM.Other specifications include 8GB of storage expandable via microSD card up to 64GB, an 8 MP ‘PixelMaster’ rear f/2.0 BSI camera, 2 MP front  camera, and a 4.5Wh 1170mAh non-removable polymer battery.

The tablet dock features an 8.3Wh 2100mAh non-removable polymer battery to supplement this. Connectivity options include GPRS/EDGE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; Wi-Fi-Direct, Bluetooth v4.0 (EDR + A2DP ), a 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB, and a 24-pin connector.

The phone weighs in at 116 grams, while the tablet dock weighs 260 grams. The PadFone mini will be available in Black, Blue, Red, White and Yellow colours.