ASUS 2 in 1 hybrid Android PadFone Infinity to go on sale in Singapore from 1st June 2013
23 May 2013 [3 pages]
Yesterday, ASUS Singapore held a press event at the Luxe Art Musuem at Handy Road. The event focused on the flexibility of the product featuring a 5 inch LTE smartphone which can be docked onto a 10.1″ PadFone Infinity Station, turning it into a tablet.
The PadFone infinity looks sleek with it’s 5 inches screen in full HD. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad core processor, thus making it one of the fastest smartphone available in the market.
The PadFone Infinity is LTE capable and it can deliver high speed data transfers of up to 100Mbps. Users on DC-HSPA+ can also surf up to 42Mbps. The phone supports the following bands
EDGE/GPRS/GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)WCDMA (900, 2100MHz)LTE (800, 1800, 2100, 2600MHz)
The phone also carries with it a high resolution 13 mega pixel camera with f/2.0 give element lens. is able to capture incredibly detailed images with no shutter lag. A dedicated image signal-processor enhances low-light image quality and enables PadFone Infinity to capture up to 100 sequential photos at eight frames-per-second, while simultaneously recording 1080p full HD video. PadFone Infinity can also output 1080p Full HD video via its Micro-USB-compatible MyDP port.
If you intend to do a simple presentation with the phone, you can dock the phone into the PadFone Infinity Station which is sold seperately at S$368.
Once the smartphone is docked into the Infinity station, current activity (e.g. playing of video) continues onto the larger 10.1 inches screen.
Other than that, ASUS preinstalls two custom software SuperNote 3.1 for ntoe taking and ASUS Story for photo album and ASUS echo for voice control.
As for battery life, PadFone Infinity has up to 19 hours of 3G talk time, which increases to up to 40 hours when docked into PadFone Infinity Station. PadFone Infinity Station also has sufficient battery capacity to fully recharge the docked the phone up to three times.
The 32GB version without operator plan is priced at S$898 while the 64GB version at S$998.
Go to page 2 for a video demonstration of the unit.