ASUS Padfone, the combo of a smartphone and tablet, has been announced during COMPUTEX Taipei 2011. Though ASUS hasn’t revealed the specifications and details about the Padfone, here are some of the product information we collected.
What is ASUS Padfone?ASUS Padfone is a combo of Android smartphone and tablet. The tablet part of Padfone doesn’t work by itself, it’s merely a dummy 10.1-inch display with extended battery, speakers and input/output ports.
You dock the 4.3-inch smartphone into the back of the dummy tablet to act as its “brain”. Then, you get a working tablet computer which will share the data and 3G connection of the smartphone.
The display switching is done by dynamically and seamlessly. The smartphone inside also gets charged by tablet’s built-in battery.
The benefits of Padfone
- No hassle to transfer data in between tablet and smartphone.
- One SIM cards for both tablet and smartphone (calls & Internet access).
- Tablet as expanded display and extended battery.