The new generation of PadFone by ASUS, the PadFone Infinity, has been made official today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In case you have not heard about this device yet, this is a handset that slips into a tablet-like dock, allowing you to make use of a bigger screen. The Infinity Station features a 10.1-inch full HD 1080p display and additional battery. The phone together with the dock station will be released on European markets in April 2013 and will cost €999 which is around $1,325. Now, let’s see what we will be paying for.
Asus PadFone Infinity Phone – Overview.
The PadFone Infinity smartphone will come improved in almost every aspect compared to the older generations PadFones. To begin with it will feature a 5-inch display with 1080p resolution which works out to a whopping 441 pixels per inch. The insides were upgraded as well and now the phone is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon 600 chip with an Adreno 320 GPU. To boost performance, the handset also offers 2 GB of RAM and either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory.
The Infinity is equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera with auto focus, LED flash, five-element, f/2.0 lens, burst shooting at 8 fps and 1080p Full HD video. There is also a 2 megapixel front-facing spanner for video chats. As for the connectivity, the phone offers EDGE, GPRS, GSM, WCDMA, LTE and DC-HSPA+, together with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, A-GPS and even GLONASS.
The battery is said to guarantee up to 19 hours talk time, 6.5 hours browsing, 9 hours of video playback and 410 hours standby time. The PadFone Infinity runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.
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