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ASUS Announces PadFone 2, Pre-order Starts Tomorrow

Today, ASUS announces the availability of ASUS PadFone 2. From 22nd November, PadFone 2 will be available at ASUS authorized retailers as well as at StarHub Shops and selected authorized dealers. However, Pre-registration will start tomorrow (16th November). Pricing and Specifications after the break.

Pricing

Recommended Retail Price (RRP) in Open Channels 32GB 64GB
PadFone 2 + PadFone 2 Station S$1,099 S$1,239
PadFone 2 S$848 S$988
PadFone 2 Station S$328 S$328

 
 

Pre-registration information

Pre-registration for PadFone 2 begins tomorrow, 16 November. Consumers can log on to ASUS Singapore FaceBook at http://www.facebook.com/asus.sg?ref=tn_tnmn for more information on registering their purchase interest in the new gadget. Registered customers who purchase the device can receive a 2-in-1 Stylus Pen (worth S$28) and PadFone 2 Station Sleeve (worth S$68) for free. Pre-registration promotion is only valid between 16 November and 20 November, and while stocks last.
 
 

Here is the specs of the ASUS PadFone 2.

PADFONE 2 SPECIFICATIONS

Networks WCDMA 900/2100MHz

EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz

LTE 800/1800/2600MHz

HSPA+ (DL: 42Mbit/s, 21Mbit/s, / UL: 5.76Mbit/s)

LTE (DL: 100Mbit/s / UL: 50Mbit/s)

Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (upgradeable to Jelly Bean)
Processor Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro Krait (Cortex-A15 class) quad-core (1.5 GHz) with Adreno 320 Graphics
Storage / memory 32GB / 64GB eMMC Flash / 2GB LPDDR2 RAM / ASUS WebStorage 50GB (2 years)
Colour Black
Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 & NFC

3.5mm audio jack, Micro SIM

ASUS 13-pin dock connector (supports Micro-USB 2.0 & Mobile High-Definition Link for HDMI connection)

GPS A-GPS & GLONASS
Display 4.7” (1280 x 720, 312ppi), Super IPS+ (550 nits)

Scratch-resistant Corning® Fit Glass with anti-fingerprint coating

Main camera 13MP BSI Sensor Sony Camera, f/2.4 Aperture, five-element lens, auto focus with LED flash
Front camera 1.2MP
Other G-sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyro sensor, e-compass
Battery 2140mAh Li-Polymer (non-removable)
3G Talking time 16 hours
3G Standby time 336 hours
Video Video Playback: MPEG4/H.263/H.264 @ HD 1080p

Video Recording: MPEG4/H.263/H.264 @ HD 1080p

Audio WMA / MP3 / 3GP / AAC / AAC+
Size & weight 137.9 x 68.9 x 9mm / 135g

 
 

PADFONE 2 STATION SPECIFICATIONS

Colour Black
Display 10.1” (1280 x 800, 149ppi) IPS with capacitive multi-touch

Scratch-resistant Corning® Fit Glass with anti-fingerprint coating

Camera 1MP front camera

13MP via PadFone 2 rear camera

Battery 19Wh (5000mAh)
Connectivity 3.5mm audio jack via PadFone 2

ASUS 13-pin dock connector (Micro-USB 2.0 Host)

External phone antenna Wi-Fi & BT, GSM, WCDMA, & LTE receiver diversity
Audio High-quality speaker with ASUS SonicMaster technology
Size & weight 263 x 180.8 x 10.4mm / 514g

 

All specifications are subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Content and product availability varies by country and coverage areas, and are subject to change. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies.

 
 
If you are interested, here is the Press Release


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