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Asus Padfone

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Overall 7
6.8
Design 7
7.0
Performance 5
5.0
Battery performance 10
10
Display 6
6.0
Camera 5
5.0
Software 8
8.0

Asus PadFone review

theverge.com
7 January 2014
  • Summary: Until I held it my hands, I almost didn't believe it was a real product. The Asus PadFone has been shown a number of different times over the last 12 months , and though it's finally available in Taiwan after a big reveal at Mobile World Congress, the bizarre transforming device remains a bit of a mystery here in the states. The PadFone is the evolution of the idea brought to market by the Motorola Atrix.
  • Pros: Fantastic modular design concept, Great performance in phone mode, Lots of useful accessories, Incredible battery life
  • Cons: Tablet performance is lacking, Unremarkable displays, Ecosystem quickly gets heavy and cumbersome
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Overall 8
8.0

Asus PadFone Review

thinkdigit.com
20 December 2012
  • Summary: As a concept the PadFone works well. It tries to bring the best of three worlds in one device, but at what cost? Rs. 65,000 is a little expensive. We like the idea of using the pen as the phonem but there is no place in the tablet or the keyboard dock to house it, giving it a lifespan of two days. If you are in the market to pick up a smartphone, you can get the iPhone 5 in this budget, or an iPad and a decent Android smartphone.
  • Pros: Great build, Three in one gadget, Good camera, Good display, Very easy switching between phone and tablet mode, Good battery life
  • Cons: Lacklustre keyboard on the smartphone, Ultra glossy display, Not for everyone, Expensive
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Overall 8
8.0

Asus Padfone [the phone that thinks it's a tablet]

stuffmideast.com
12 November 2012
  • Summary: A promising idea – iron out the kinks (and that bump) and the PadFone could be a winner
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Overall 7
7.3
Performance 6
5.5
Battery performance 9
9.1
Display 7
7.3
Weight 10
10
Noise 10
10
Gaming performance 4
3.7
Connectivity 5
5.3
Keyboard 5
4.8
Temperature 8
8.3

Review Asus PadFone Smartphone

Notebookcheck
5 November 2012
  • Summary: Mixed double. An Android smartphone and tablet in one - will that work? Asus is the first manufacturer to release a combined solution, dubbed PadFone, which is to kill both birds with one stone on the market. We also ask ourselves what this mixed double is capable of in view of the upcoming market launch of the PadFone 2. Can the smartphone and its tablet casing score as a power duo?
  • Pros: High total weight, Screen stutters occasionally, Poor viewing angle stability, Average screen conditions in outdoor use, The PadFone's good-looking and pleasant-to-the-touch exterior.
  • Cons: High total weight, Screen stutters occasionally, Poor viewing angle stability, Average screen conditions in outdoor use, A second PSU so that both devices can be recharged separately and at the same time.
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Overall 7
7.3
Performance 6
5.5
Battery performance 9
9.1
Display 7
7.3
Weight 10
10
Noise 10
10
Gaming performance 4
3.7
Connectivity 5
5.3
Keyboard 5
4.8
Temperature 8
8.3

Review Asus PadFone Smartphone

Notebookcheck
5 November 2012
  • Summary: Mixed double. An Android smartphone and tablet in one - will that work? Asus is the first manufacturer to release a combined solution, dubbed PadFone, which is to kill both birds with one stone on the market. We also ask ourselves what this mixed double is capable of in view of the upcoming market launch of the PadFone 2. Can the smartphone and its tablet casing score as a power duo?
  • Pros: High total weight, Screen stutters occasionally, Poor viewing angle stability, Average screen conditions in outdoor use, The PadFone's good-looking and pleasant-to-the-touch exterior.
  • Cons: High total weight, Screen stutters occasionally, Poor viewing angle stability, Average screen conditions in outdoor use, A second PSU so that both devices can be recharged separately and at the same time.
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Overall 8
8.0

Asus PadFone

mobile88.com
16 October 2012
  • Summary: ASUS has officially unveiled its Padfone earlier at the Mobile World Congress
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Overall 8
8.0

Asus PadFone

mobile88.com
16 October 2012
  • Summary: ASUS has officially unveiled its Padfone earlier at the Mobile World Congress
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Overall 7
7.0

Asus PadFone Review

Phone Arena
14 August 2012
  • Conclusion: The Asus PadFone is the first attempt to bring to life an exciting idea. The idea of having just one device powering your computing needs. And we love that notion. Despite what Asus achieved with the PadFone, this attempt alone is worth applause - it creates a category of its own. But with this in mind, we should note that the PadFone is not a concept - it is an absolutely real device now, sold for real money.
  • Pros: Brings a brave idea to reality, Zen design on PadFone looks and feels top notch, Solid performance on both phone and station, snappy switching between the two
  • Cons: Tablet is way too bulky, Overpriced, Pen stylus might not be such a good idea
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Channel5
3 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Is it a phone, is it a tablet? Actually, it's both - and one's hiding inside the other. Namely a mobile that slotted into a tablet’s shell to provide the guts. Now there’s a sequel on the way, and it looks like it’ll hit Europe, whereas its predecessor never really made it out of the Far East. In the meantime, we check out how the first Android dynamic duo works on camera - check it out in the clip above.
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Overall 9
8.5
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
8.5
Ease of use 9
8.5
Performance 9
8.5

ASUS PadFone - Phone, Tablet and Netbook Combined

Hardware Zone
14 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The ASUS PadFone is a highly versatile hybrid smartphone that can transform into a tablet and even a netbook when docked with the PadFone Station and Station Dock respectively. Is the all-in-one package a viable option in a market dominated by slim and lightweight devices? Read on to find out.
  • Pros: Great overall performance, Good design and handling, Beautiful Super AMOLED display
  • Cons: Back cover gets warm easily, Camera performance not up to expectations, Accessories not very practical
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