Possible Asus PadFone Infinity successor appears in benchmarks

Possible Asus PadFone Infinity successor appears in benchmarks
The Asus PadFone Infinity is not your typical Android device. For those of you who aren't familiar with this peculiar gadget, it is a high-end smartphone with all the bells and whistles that comes bundled with a tablet dock. Snap the two together and – ta-da – you get a 10-inch slate powered by the handset's hardware.

Now we have reasons to believe that a new PadFone device from Asus is to be announced in the coming months. The contraption has been allegedly spotted on AnTuTu, listed as the Asus PadFone Infinity A86 (the current variant bears the A80 model name). Specs include a Snapdragon 800 SoC and 1080p display, with Android 4.2.2 running the show.

What adds more credibility to this rumor is the recent certification of an Asus PadFone Infinity variant. The device has been spotted in Taiwan, with a T004 codename attached to it.

This rumor of a possible Asus PadFone Infinity successor comes right after the company hinted that it might try to enter the US smartphone market with a new smartphone. Also, word on the street has it that a super-slim Asus slate is currently in development. Whether the mysterious PadFone Infinity A86 would be any of these devices remains unclear.


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9 Comments

1. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Come to T-Mobile and give me the option to just buy only the phone with an optional desktop docking station and I've finally found the phone to replace my N4 next year. Ever since I saw the docking station in use, I've wanted this because it's so useful to dock a phone to get simple things done than powering up a PC. Asus is onto something here, don't understand why it's taking so long to get this going to full speed.

4. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

You said: I've wanted this because it's so useful to dock a phone to get simple things done than powering up a PC. That's why i LOVE my iMac... Windows pc/laptop takes forever... Asus really should pick up the pace, in getting this PadFone going to the market... Samsung has already sent something like this to the patent office, with a "T" shape top on the phone part, but surely copied by the king.

5. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

You must live under a rock because most new PCs use SSD, if its windows 8 a top of the line SSD will boot in about 6 seconds. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc1DFvNjs0k

7. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Shhhh dont tell them... to iMac fans nothing wakes faster...

8. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Ha. I love how the hybrid ssd/hdd drive was such a huge invention for them when it had been around for at least a year before Apple "announced it".

9. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Even Windows 7 boots in around 10-15. Fast enough for me.

2. thelegend6657 unregistered

So fast ?

3. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Now i shall see what Samsung will do about this. Remember they filed for a patent of this concept even when such products are already in the market?

6. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Please come with T-Mobile (U.S) radios inside!!!

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