Asus has officially launched in India the Asus PadFone Mini PF400CG Phone + Tablet hybrid in India. The device was showcased back at CES 2014 and now the hybrid is all set to go on sale in India via e-Retailer Flipkart for Rs. 15,999. It comes in White and Black color options and will be available soon.
Peter Chang, Regional Head, ASUS India at the launch commented, “Today’s introduction of PadFone Mini marks further extension of the PadFone series which expands our users’ world where they will enjoy, achieve and save categorically. We are assertive that PadFone Mini will touch customers’ heart and take us a step ahead to deliver what our brand promises”
Asus PadFone Mini PF499CG Features
The Asus PadFone Mini has a 4-Inch IPS+ LCD Display with 800 x 480 Pixels Resolution and the PadFone Station dock sports a 7-Inch IPS+ LCD Display with 1280 x 800 Pixels Resolution. Under the Hood is a 1.6GHz Dual Core Intel Atom Z2560 Procesoor and PowerVR SGX 544 MP2 GPU and 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 64GB using MicroSD Card.
The PadFone Mini specs also include a 2 Mega Pixels front camera and a 8 Mega Pixel rear shooter with LED Flash and Auto Focus capabilities. The device runs on slightly outdated Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS, which is upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat OS in the near future. The phone houses a 1170 mAh battery and the PadFone station includes additional 2100 mAh Li-Po battery inside.
Talking about the Connectivity, the phone boasts Dual Micro SIM Slots with Dual Standby and supports 2G and 3G networks. Other options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS / A-GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
Asus PadFone Mini PF400CG Specifications (Specs)
|Name||Asus PadFone Mini (PF400CG)
|Type||Smartphone + Tablet|
|Body||Dimensions||124.42 x 61.44 x 11.2 mm (Phone) / 199.85 x 119.43 x 13.91 mm (PadFone Station)|
|Weight||116 Grams (Phone) / 260 Grams (PadFone Station)|
|SIM||Dual Micro SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA)|
|Network||GSM||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|WCDMA||850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Data Speed||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps|
|Display||Size||4-Inch (Phone) / 7-Inch (PadFone Station)|
|Technology||IPS+ LCD Capacitive Touch Screen|
|Resolution||800 x 480 Pixels (Phone) / 1280 x 800 Pixels (PadFone Station)|
|Chipset||CPU||1.6GHz Dual Core Intel Atom Z2560 Processor|
|GPU||PowerVR SGX 544 MP2|
|Expandable||Yes, Up to 64GB via MicroSD Card|
|`||Front||2 Mega Pixels|
|Rear||8 Mega Pixels|
|Features||LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Geo-Tagging|
|Operating System||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Upgradable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat|
|Battery||Capacity||1170 mAh Li-Po (Phone) / 2100 mAh Li-Po (PadFone Station)|
|Data Features||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||Yes, V4.0 with A2DP|
|GPS||Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Audio Jack||Yes, 3.5 mm|
|Others||SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input|