Now here's something interesting. Although the Asus PadFone hit the shelves not too long ago, its maker may already have a working prototype of a follow-up to its smartphone/tablet hybrid. Just recently, a device identified as an Asus PadFone 2 was benchmarked using AnTuTu setting an impressive score of 13,950 points. In comparison, that is about 450 more than what a Samsung Galaxy Note II is said to be capable of reaching.
The evidence lines up nicely with earlier rumors, suggesting that Asus has not given up on the 2-in-1 tablet and smartphone combo concept. If the same rumors are to be trusted, however, the Asus PadFone 2 might not be available for purchase earlier than Q4 of 2013, and only if demand for the existing PadFone turns out to be sufficient in order to justify releasing a successor.