Until now, we only had scanty knowledge of the upcoming Asus’ Padfone (thanks to evleaks), but that the company has made it official, we have its detailed specs, release date and pricing information as well. Slated to be launched in early November 2013 in Germany (and other parts of Europe) and US.
As expected, the Asus Padfone Infinity is a world class phone. It features a 5 inch corning gorilla glass display that packs full HD 1920×1080 resolution. Inside the shell, it features Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor operating at 2.2 GHz clock speed backed by Adreno 330 GPU. The SoC has 2 gigabytes of RAM and 16 gigabytes of flash memory. The latter can be expanded further via microSD card slot and if you want more, Asus gives you another 50 gigabytes of webstorage for 2 years, free of charge. The battery capacity, according to spec sheet is 2400 mAh, which is enough to last for up to 19 hours of talk time in 3G networks. Located at the back of the smartphone is a 13-megapixel camera with pixel master technology, auto focus and LED flash. The front camera has 2 megapixels. The PadFone supports 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac WLAN standards, and comes with Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and fast LTE with up to 150 Mbit / s. Asus says that the Padfone Infinity weighs 145 grams and measure 143.5 x 72.8 x 8.9 millimeters.
Just like the Infinity tablets http://mini-tablet.org/asus/transformer-pad-infinity-700-lte/, it comes with a tablet dock. This unit weighs 532 grams and packs 10.1 inch IPS screen with same resolution as the phone. The dock also features a 1 megapixel camera, micro USB 2.0 port. This 5 inch smartphone is expected to make its way to the Germany (and Europe) with a price tag of 550 Euros. If you want it together with the tablet dock, the suggested retail price is 800 Euros.