AT&T Asus Padfone X pre-orders start June 6th

Asus Padfone X

The first Asus Padfone to launch with an American wireless carrier goes up for pre-order starting June 6th. That’s when you’ll be able to pre-order an Asus Padfone X from AT&T. Prices start at $199 with a 2-year service contract. The Asus Padfone line of devices blurs the lines between smartphones and tablets. When you […]

Asus Padfone X smartphone/tablet hybrid coming soon?

Asus Padfone X (AnTuTu)

There’s evidence that the next smartphone/tablet hybrid from Asus will be called the Padfone X. The company users the Padfone name to describe smartphones that are designed to work with optional tablet docks, giving you the chance to use the phone’s hardware with a larger display and battery. This month Asus unveiled the Padfone mini, […]

Is the Asus Padfone Mini launch imminent?

Asus Padfone T00c

Asus may be working on a new, smaller version of the Padfone. Instead of a 5 inch phone that slides into a 10 inch tablet dock, we could soon see a new 4 inch phone that becomes a 7 inch tablet with the help of a dock. The Asus Padfone Mini was mentioned in industry […]

Asus Padfone Infinity: A quad-core, 1080p phone that turns into a tablet

Asus Padfone Infinity

Asus is introducing its next-generation Padfone, and as you might expect, the new Padfone Infinity has a faster processor and higher resolution display than earlier members of the Padfone family. It’s a 5 inch phone with a 1080p display and a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. […]

Asus PadFone now available in the US… if you can afford it

Asus PadFone

The Asus PadFone is an Android phone that turns into a tablet when you add an optional tablet dock, a laptop with an optional keyboard dock, and a desktop PC with an upcoming optional monitor dock. Asus started selling the PadFone in Taiwan in April, but it’s not officially available in the US yet… unless […]

Asus PadFone monitor turns smartphone into a desktop PC

Asus PadFone monitor dock

The Asus PadFone is basically just an Android smartphone with a 4.3 inch display and 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor. But what sets the PadFone apart is the way you can add a series of optional docking stations to transform the phone into a tablet or a laptop. But it looks like Asus […]

Asus PadFone, tablet, keyboard docks unboxed – video

Asus PadFone unboxing

The Asus PadFone is an Android smartphone with a 4.3 inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor, and a whole slew of optional accessories — including a tablet dock that converts the phone into a 10 inch tablet, and a keyboard dock that transforms it into an Android laptop. You can’t find the PadFone […]

Asus Padfone, Transformer Prime Infinity, Transformer Pad priced in Italy

Asus Padfone

Asus has unveiled the Italian prices and launch details for three upcoming Android tablets. Unfortunately we still don’t have details about the US launches for the Asus Padfone, Transformer Pad TF300T, or Transformer Prime Infinity. Asus Padfone The Padfone is the most unusual device of the bunch. It’s a 4.3 inch Android smartphone that slides […]

Asus PadFone smartphone/tablet hybrid on sale in Taiwan this month

Asus PadFone

Asus has been showing off its PadFone concept for nearly a year, and now the company is finally ready to start taking orders. The PadFone is an Android smartphone with a 4.3 inch display that you can slide into a 10 inch tablet dock when you want a larger screen and longer battery life. Asus […]

Asus showcases PadFone Dynamic Display feature for Android

Asus PadFone

The Asus PadFone is an Android smartphone that you can slide into a tablet-sized docking station when you want to use a 10 inch display and louder speakers. But that doesn’t mean you’re stuck looking at apps designed for a 4 inch screen on the larger display. Instead, the PadFone uses something Asus called Dynamic […]

Asus PadFone combines smartphone, tablet: coming in April


The Asus PadFone is a 4.3 inch smartphone which you can use on its own — or as the brains of a 10 inch tablet when you want a larger screen and extra battery life. The idea is that you don’t have to keep data on your phone and tablet synchronized when your phone is your […]

Asus Padfone specs leaked by GLBenchmark

Padfone GLBenchmark

The Asus Padfone isn’t expected to ship until February, but it looks like someone at Asus may have been testing an early unit. Some benchmark results have shown up at the GLBenchmark website. The Padfone is a smartphone-tablet hybrid. It includes a fully functional Android smartphone, along with a tablet docking station. Just slap the […]

Asus Padfone coming in February, 7 inch Transformer in the works?

Asus Padfone

The Asus Padfone is modular device that combines an Android smartphone with a 4.3 inch display and a tablet shell with a 10 inch screen. The phone actually acts as the brains of the tablet — but the tablet dock allows you to use a larger display than you would get with the phone alone. […]

Asus Padfone coming in early 2012 (smartphone and tablet hybrid)

Asus Padfone

Asus has been showing off a device called the Padfone since May. Now chairman Jonney Shih says it’s on track to launch in early 2012 and it will come with Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software. The Padfone is a device that combines the features of a smartphone and a tablet in the most […]

Asus Padfone to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich by year’s end

Asus Padfone

The Asus Padfone is an unusual device that combines an Android smartphone and tablet. I don’t just mean it combines features of each. The Padfone consists of a smartphone with a 4.3 inch touchscreen display which you can slide into a tablet-sized dock for times when you want to use a 10 inch display. All […]