Barcelona, Spain – ASUS announces their new product, the latest phone-tablet hybrid docking device, the PadFone Infinity. Powered by the latest 4.2 Android version, this gadgets won’t let you down, if you are looking for high-end specs. Following in the footsteps of the PadFones before it, the Infinity still docks into a 10.1-inch tablet frame called the “Infinity Station”. The station has a 1920×1200 Super IPS display, with the same 400 nit brightness as the phone itself.
ASUS is planning to launch the PadFone Infinity in the U.K. at an MSRP of £799 (incl VAT) with the Infinity Station, in three color choices — Titanium Grey, Champagne Gold and Hot Pink. There are no specific availability dates for the U.K., and for us Malaysian, it is still unknown when it will make its way here. So be patience. LoL
Design & Specs
With a slender unibody design crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum, ASUS PadFone Infinity is both beautiful and durable. The 5-inch screen features a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution with an extraordinary 441 pixels-per-inch. 64GB of storage complements the class-leading Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad-core processor for a smooth and responsive premium Android experience, while 100Mbit/s LTE and 42Mbit/s DC-HSPA+ to ensure super-fast web browsing and downloads.
ASUS PadFone Infinity also features a high-performance 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 5-element lens that captures incredibly detailed images with no shutter lag. A dedicated image signal-processor enhances low-light image quality and enables PadFone Infinity to capture up to 100 sequential photos at 8 frames-per-second, while simultaneously recording 1080p Full HD video. PadFone Infinity can also output 1080p Full HD video via its micro-USB-compatible MyDP interface.
The unique two-in-one nature of ASUS PadFone removes the tedious need to synchronize data between smartphone and tablet. Data and settings on PadFone Infinity are available instantly on PadFone Infinity Station upon docking, and running apps are smoothly reformatted to fit the larger display. Mobile data bills are also reduced, since a single data plan can be shared between both devices.
PadFone Infinity comes with new and exclusive ASUS apps, including SuperNote 3.1 for note taking, Story for creating stunning photo albums and ASUS Echo for voice control of PadFone Infinity.
PadFone Infinity has up to 19 hours of 3G talk time, which increases to up to 40 hours when docked into PadFone Infinity Station. PadFone Infinity Station also has sufficient battery capacity to fully recharge the docked PadFone Infinity up to three times.