ASUS has announced the HD variant of PadFone mini with slightly bigger Screen named the ASUS PadFone E.The device comes with a Tablet dock called the PadFone Station. It will be priced at 16,980 Taiwan Dollars which comes to approximately Rs. 35,000.
ASUS PadFone E Features Dual SIM Connectivity with 3G. It comes with 4.7-Inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 Pixel Resolution. The PadFone Station Features 10.1-Inch IPS Display with the same HD Resolution. Both the Screens will have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection.
Under the hood, ASUS PadFone E comes with 1.4GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Chipset, Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM for smooth experience. The device will have 16GB of in-built storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB via MicroSD card Slot. The Phone has 1.2 Mega Pixel Front facing camera while the PadFone Station will feature 1 Mega Pixel Front Facing Camera. There is a 13 Mega Pixel Rear Shooter as well for Photography enthusiasts.
Both the ASUS PadFone E and the PadFone Station has their own dedicated Battery. The phone comes with 1820 mAh Li-Ion non removable battery while the Tablet Dock includes a decent 5000 mAh Battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS etc.
ASUS PadFone E Specifications
|NAME||ASUS PadFone E|
|Price||16,980 Taiwan Dollars (Approx. Rs. 35,500)|
|Dimensions||Phone – 139.6 x 69.7 x 17.4 mm / PadFone Station – 181.5 x 263.6 x 17.4 mm|
|Weight||Phone – 126 Grams / PadFone Station – 525.7 Grams|
|Slots||Dual SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA)|
|Network||GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Size||Phone – 4.7-Inch, 1280 x 720 Pixel Resolution / PadFone Station – 10.1-Inch, 1280 x 720 Pixel Resolution|
|Type||IPS Capacitive Touch Screen|
|Display Features||Corning Gorilla Glass Protection|
|CPU||1.4GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Chipset|
|Expandable||up to 64GB via MicroSD Card Slot|
|Front||Phone -1.2 Mega Pixels / PadFone Station – 1 Mega Pixels|
|Rear||13 Mega Pixels|
|Camera Features||LED Flash, Digital Zoom, geo-tagging, Auto Focus, 1080p Video Recording @ 30FPS, 720p Video Recording @ 60Fps|
|Capacity||Phone – 1820 mAh Li-Ion / PadFone Station – 5000 mAh Li-Ion|
|Talk Time||Up to 27 Hours (2G) 15 Hours (3G)|
|Stand by||Up to 330 Hours (2G) 270 Hours (3G)|
|O.S.||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP|
|Navigations||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Sensors||Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Other Features||3.5mm Audio Jack, Active Noise cancellation with dedicated Microphone|