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ASUS Padfone 2 sells nearly 1 million units

0. phoneArena posted on 01 Feb 2013, 09:06

When ASUS bumped the specs from the OG ASUS Padfone to the sequel, they did a great job of giving the phone high-end specs and according to anonymous supply chain sources, almost 1 million units have been sold of the phone that transforms into a tablet; the device has racked up these sales figures despite being available in only a few countries...

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posted on 01 Feb 2013, 09:42 2

1. Contreramanjaro (Posts: 153; Member since: 04 Dec 2011)

I always really liked the design of this thing not mention I think Asus is a great company. Too bad I wasn't able to get one on CDMA.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 09:57 1

2. roscuthiii (Posts: 2246; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

I really like the concept of the ASUS Padphone series. Add on the right keyboard accessory (say, a keyboard with Chrome OS or a Linux distro to boot up when the tablet is connected) and this thing could become the ultimate in mobility, convenience, & productivity.
That's what I'd like to see: smartphone + tablet + ultraportable.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 12:31

6. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Exactly.. only thing missing here is higher resolution on the tab.
I hope other makers will realize the potential of this and offer cheap pad modules as well.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 17:53

7. hung2900 (Posts: 965; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)

Actually I feel quite surprised about the sale, because I thought the price of Padfone 2 with dock is even higher than the combination of Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. But now i understand that not everyone knows about this fact and the price of nexus in Asia is very high.

posted on 07 Feb 2013, 08:02

9. mirak (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Feb 2013)

that's irrelevant
Nexus 4 16G = 350€
Nexus 10 32G = 500€

This is more expensive than a 32G padfone 2 wich cost 800€, and just 50 less than the 64G padfone 2, and you don't need to share internet connection, the phone can charge in the dock, the tablet also have radio,sms, gsm, 4G LTE, 13mp caméra.
What you have on one device is also on the other device, since it's just one device, it's a lot more handy.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 11:23 1

3. jacko1977 (Posts: 428; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)

16GB of native storage they failed to say 32GB and 64GB is available

if it was apple iphonearena would of said all sizes available

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 11:37

4. fanboysrdumb (Posts: 44; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)

what are good online retailers to buy cell phones from ? like cheap prices.im looking for websites cant find anything legit .

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 12:12

5. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

Hopefully the Padfone 3 marks the return of the detachable keyboard. As far as I know, the Padfone 2 never got one.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 18:33

8. Josebr86 (Posts: 6; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)

I never understood why Asus didn't make the Padphone a global phone (pentaband). It's a shame.. I would have bought it..

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