By Cliff Jones
Reviewed: 10 Jan 2012
Asus Padfone X T00D Phablet 16GB (AT&T) Black _A9
ASUS PadFone Infinity 2 A86 32GB 5" Quad-core 2.2GHz Phone W/ STATION By FedEx
Asus Padfone S PF500KL Black 5" 13MP Android Phone + 9" Docking Station By FedEx
New ASUS PadFone Infinity 2 A86 32GB 5" LCD Quad-core 2.2GHz 13MP Phone By FedEx
ASUS PadFone Infinity STATION Only Dark Grey By FedEx
No need for a separate contract with a normal android phone + tablet combo; just use the phone as a wireless hotspot. Only real downside is the battery drain on both devices; that can be a pain. I like the idea of this device, but as I've said before the connection needs to be wireless rather than physical so that the tablet can be thinner and lighter than anything else on the market.
I have to point out that this idea is pretty old. Always Innovating's Smartbook did this a long time ago. In fact Smartbook had the detachable keyboard with an an extra battery. They were way ahead of time and didn't have the muscle.
am liking this idea. Cool concept and is looking pretty slick. Will make that email on the go that bit easier! Particularly if you have clunky digits! Not that I do, you understand.
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