Asus PadFone mini

Announced:
Jan 6, 2014
Market status:
Released

Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.53 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.90 x 2.42 x 0.44 inches (124.42 x 61.44 x 11.2 mm)

Weight:

4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Black, Blue, Red, White, Gold

Tablet dock:

Yes

Dimensions with the dock:

7.87 x 4.70 x 0.55 inches (199.85 x 119.43 x 13.91 mm)

Weight with the dock:

9.17 oz (260 g)

Dock Features:

Card reader

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Intel Atom Z2560

Processor:

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, Saltwell

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544MP2

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.3), ASUS Zen UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Asus PadFone mini Dual

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.44 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Too little RAM

Description

Unlike the equally new PadFone X, we have quite some information on what the the PadFone mini has going for it in terms of hardware. The aforementioned 4-inch TFT panel sports a WVGA resolution of 480x800 pixels, or about 233ppi, while the tablet dock touts a slightly less-crisp 800x1280 pixel TFT display (~215ppi). In charge of all the brain-work are a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 chipset and 1GB of LPDDR2 RAM, both of which should provide a mostly smooth experience, considering the manageable pixel count. On the photography front, things are looking even better, for an 8-megapixel Sony-made BSI unit with f/2.0 aperture and five-element lens is what we're dealing with. We're actually told to expect some pretty awesome low-light shots and an easy-to-use interface, thanks to Asus' proprietary PixelMaster software, though do keep in mind that this is likely more of a marketing talk than anything else.

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