ASUS is set to announce the PadFone mini. However, the question will remain whether there is room for this smaller and weaker sibling of the newly launched PadFone Infinity.
ASUS has announced its refresh of the PadFone Infinity which, probably to no one's surprise, does indeed run on an upgraded processor. But ASUS has also thrown in a few additional features that would probably be of interest to those looking to nab of these smartphone/tablet hybrids.
ASUS from announcing its refreshed PadFone Infinity, which it has apparently scheduled to happen next week in Taiwan. It seems like we will finally get to see if this new PadFone Infinity will have other surprises in store for us.
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.
PadFone - ASUS's combination smartphone and tablet - has received a software update from the device maker, bringing it up to version 10.2.4.1. With this update comes several big changes, most of them being in the form of stability improvements and enhancements to already-existing features.
ASUS has officially announced the PadFone Infinity during Mobile World Congress. The PadFone Infinity is a 5-inch smartphone that when docked with the Infinity Station, it becomes a tablet. ASUS has yet to reveal the full set of release details, however they have said that is should arrive this April and priced from £799.