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ASUS unveils quad-core PadFone Infinity smartphone with 5-inch HD display

February 25th, 2013

ASUS (2357) on Monday announced its next-generation PadFone during a press event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The PadFone Infinity, which is a smartphone that can dock into a tablet, is equipped with a 5-inch 1080p display, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The device also includes 2GB of …

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ASUS in talks with Microsoft to develop a Windows Phone 8 smartphone

January 17th, 2013

The PC industry is in shambles and manufacturers have begun to explore new options to increase revenue. According to The Wall Street Journal, ASUS (2357) is in talks with Microsoft (MSFT) on a licensing deal to offer Windows Phone 8 device. This makes sense for ASUS since smartphone shipments increased by nearly 50% in 2012, …

ASUS PadFone launches mid-April in Taiwan for nearly $1,000 with accessories

April 5th, 2012

When ASUS announced the PadFone at this year’s Mobile World Congress, the company promised the hybrid device would begin shipping in April. Staying true to its world, ASUS on Thursday revealed that pre-orders will begin on Friday and the device will launch on April 20th in Taiwan, Engadget reported. The 4.3-inch Android-powered smartphone will be …

ASUS rumored to unveil a redesigned PadFone next month

January 31st, 2012

ASUS has confirmed that the company is planning to announce a tweaked version of its tablet-smartphone hybrid at Mobile World Congress on February 27th in Barcelona, Spain, according to Modaco. The Padfone — which combines a smartphone, tablet and netbook all in one — was first unveiled at the Computex trade show in Taiwan last …

ASUS may sell 2 million tablets this year

August 4th, 2011

Taiwan-based PC and smartphone vendor Asustek is expected increase its tablet sales forecast for the full year to 2 million units. Taiwan Economic News reports that the increased estimates would follow strong Eee Pad Transformer demand, as well as Asustek general manager Kevin Lin’s recent comments that ASUS was the No. 2 tablet vendor in …

ASUS Padfone unveiled at Computex [video]

May 30th, 2011

ASUS on Monday unveiled its second convertible tablet just ahead of Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan. Using what ASUS calls the “n+1” concept, which refers to taking a current product and adding a single change that allows the product to evolve beyond its current capability, ASUS sought to simplify the process of moving between a tablet …