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Well a tablet user with a smart watch may well use it to phone but just keep it in their backpack or briefcase. Heres the thing. The first brand to make a smartphone / tablet bundle could make a fortune if marketed well. Please dont let it be Apple.
This will play havoc with phablet pricing. Generally, the five-inch phones can fetch higher prices than the four-inchers. So, how can this seven-inch tablet be cheaper than the four-inchers and still have greater battery life? I want one!
Asus is Taiwanese not South Korean?
More space for components, less expensive to design and build. I imagine too that the yields on 7 inch screens are a lot higher than on 5 inch. Lower resolution improves yield, and frankly most people won't notice after the first day of use.
Hang on... It doesn't have a rear camera? How do I take photos with it? Using the front 1.2 Cam? That's not good enough...
Mine has rear camera. It appears only those sold in Britain don't have the camera. For another ten pounds you can get one with a camera from an Italian source.
I just bought the ASUS Fonetab after having warranty problems with an Sony Xperia Arc seller :*( I'm loving the Fonetab & think I'll keep the Arc for a back up, if it's ever repaired. It's heaps better for me in my 50's than trying to use a 4.2" screen. The 7" screen makes the Fonetab much easier to type & edit documents for work. Mine has a rear 3MP camera which I also use a lot for work. I use it for basic photo editing & the resolution's fine for this. My only con I wish the rear camera was an 8MP. Battery life is excellent. I would've loved the new 6" ASUS Fonetab Note that's about to be released, as I think that's a better size. However, I couldn't be without a phone for work whilst waiting, so all round very happy with this one.
... and it wasn't Apple. It was Samsung's new Note. My personal observation is that it is a good integration, just as you imagined. But it's tied to the Note which is a very expensive device to begin with. More should be coming.
I have the Fonepad, first generation, and I bought it with intent to last at least a year, hopefully two, and maybe three. By the time I go back into the market I hope the fonepad will have shrunk down to the new Nexis 7's smaller foot print and much, much higher resolution, and have a watch peripheral device to boot that works something like the current Note Smart watch combo. At that point, I would imagine I'm just about done, perhaps maybe opting for Google Glasses at that point as well. I know there were be new and better things on the horizon, but at this point I can't imagine any.
I have asus phonepad and i really like it alot, but i had low battery and i didn't charge, the next morning i tried to charge and i saw this ? mark red colour inside where you can the the level of the battery, but its not able to charge and the phonepad is still working, i m using it now is not off, please any help?If i turn it on they says connect your charger but if i plug its doesn't show any sign that its charging only the res questing mark inside the box. Please i don't want to loose it any help?
I don't have the rear camera,and I bought it in finland... It might be that it's just a newer version of the fonepad that has the rear camera?
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