If you didn’t know any better, you might have thought that the Asus media conference at Mobile World Congress is some kind of a magic show. Fortunately, the company is actually there to launch new devices which include the latest addition to Padfone smartphone-tablet hybrid family – the new Asus PadFone Infinity.
Runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the Asus Padfone Infinity smartphone is equipped with a 5-inch full HD Super IPS display which boasts a pixel density of 441 ppi, 1920×1080 graphics resolution and anti-fingerprint coating. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset which features a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 320 GPU, the device is also equipped with 2GB of RAM as well as internal storage options of either 32GB or 64GB.
Asus has also installed a 13-megapixels sensor from Sony into the PadFone Infinity smartphone and paired it together with an f/2.0 5-element lens as well as a LED flash. Additionally, there’s also a 2-megapixels camera on the front side of the phone. Other features on PadFone Infinity smartphone include NFC capability (with PadFone logo on its back as the antenna), LTE connectivity, and non-removable 2400mAh battery.
Meanwhile, the PadFone Infinity tablet module (a.k.a the PadFone Station) comes with a full HD 10.1-inch Super IPS display which features a graphic resolution of 1900×1200. There are also a 1-megapixels front-facing camera, a built-in speaker with Asus Sonic Master audio enhancement, and non-removable 5000mAh battery which offers the PadFone Infinity a battery life to up to 40 hours of 3G talk time.
The new Asus PadFone Infinity will be released in Taiwan this coming April with a price tag of RM 4108 (EUR 999), while the rest of the world will receive it sometime in the second quarter of 2013. Click on the Read More link below to check out more product photos as well as full technical specifications for the new Asus PadFone Infinity.