Asus FonePad Note 6 hands on

Asus FonePad Note 6 hands on
Asus kicked off IFA yesterday with a flood of new mobile devices, and among them is a new premium 6-inch device, a crossover between a phone and a tablet.

Asus markets the FonePad Note 6 as a tablet, but you could easily mistake this for a phone. It’s a ‘FonePad’ in Asus terms, but with a very tiny screen bezel. The device is an all plastic device that would easily remind you of a gadget made by say Samsung. The plastic is glossy and there is a stylus bundled right in. Now, the FonePad Note 6 is not a light or a thin device - it weighs 210 grams and measures 10.3mm, but in exchange you get a great performer.

There’s a full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel 6-inch display and the phone runs on a brand new Intel Atom Z2580 dual-core chip with Hyperthreading. It’s impressive all around.

The display is sharp and luminant with brightness reaching the above average 450 nits. The Intel chip works along 2GB of RAM, and the FonePad Note 6 features Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Asus’ very light skin on top.

The device comes equipped with an 8-megapixel rear shooter and 1.2MP front one. There are two models: a 16GB and a 32GB ones, both supporting expandable internal storage. The battery is also a pretty solid 3200mAh one. We don’t yet have the price of the FonePad Note 6, not its fixed release date, but we have managed to spend some time with it and you can see our impressions right below.


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