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 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 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 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 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 […]