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Asus Padfone 2

Announced
Oct 16, 2012
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Big display (4.7 inches)
  • High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (312 ppi)
  • High-resolution camera (13 megapixels)
  • Quad core processor
  • Lots of RAM (2048 MB RAM)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion

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Description

Asus Padfone 2 is the follow-up of the original Asus Padfone which consisted of a smartphone which fits into a dock on a 10.1 inch display to drive the tablet.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.4, 4.0.4)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.43 x 2.71 x 0.35 inches (137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.76 oz (135 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, White

DisplayPopup

  • Physical size:
    • 4.7 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 312 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • Super IPS+ LCD
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.4
    • Features:
      • PopupAutofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (60 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • MPEG4
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.2 megapixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 320
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time (3G):
    • 16.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (902 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 14.0 days (336 hours)
      the average is 30 days (709 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 2140 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

MultimediaPopup

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, 3GP
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 800 (band 18), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • PopupUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • PopupCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
    • Popup
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 16 Oct 2012
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This device is also known as Asus A68


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Asus Padfone 2 32GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

Asus Padfone 2 64GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64 GB

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