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ASUS aims to enter the US smartphone market next year

It's no secret the folks from ASUS have been successful in the Android space with the Nexus 7 and Transformer tablet series, but one area they've struggled to gain traction is with smartphones. The company has been busy with their ASUS Padfone and FonePad, but penetrating the already crowded US smartphone market is the next challenge they want to take on.

White ASUS Padfone 2 makes first appearance in new pictures

A lot of us are excited for the ASUS Padfone 2, but sadly we're still stuck waiting for it to launch in certain regions. Today we're seeing some brand new pictures that don't make the wait any easier, with VR-Zone snapping some images of the white Padfone 2. We knew that ASUS was planning to launch a white version alongside the black Padfone 2, but today is the first time we're actually seeing this white version rather than just hearing about it.

ASUS PadFone 2 announced for December release in Europe and Asia

ASUS is getting ready to roll out the sequel to its tablet-in-phone, aptly named the PadFone 2. ASUS originally announced it for a Taiwanese release, but later said it was coming to most of Asia and Europe. The PadFone 2 will feature a much better designed phone holder in the tablet that is designed to keep the phone held in place, even during violent shaking and movements. After all, no one wants the phone to fall out while going GANGNAM STYLE.

ASUS Padfone 2 shown off on video

Today the folks at Bloomberg were lucky enough to get what appears to be the first video and hands-on with the new ASUS Padfone 2 smartphone and tablet convertible. The device hasn't leaked yet much, but the official announcement is set for October 16th. Today however we're seeing this newer device with a 4.7-inch display, 13 megapixel camera, and the new design for docking right into the tablet.
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