ASUS is a renowned brand when it comes to technological devices. We will discuss about one of its famous Smartphone categories named as ASUS Padfone 2. It’s a GSM and LTE enabled device and was launched in October 2012. It was available in the market 2 months after its launch. Its body dimensions are pretty much personified as a strong person. With dimensions of 137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm (5.43 x 2.71 x 0.35 in) and a weight of 135g it becomes a good object to hold in hands.
ASUS Padfone 2 supports a micro SIM including an optional Padfone station. Talking about the display of this phone, you will be amazed. It really pays off for its $400 price range. The display type supports a super IPS screen, including an LCD with a capacitive touch screen. Isn’t that just a WOW! The screen size is 4.7 inches. This is an ideal screen size for a valuable smart phone.
The resolution of the screen will blow off your mind with 720 x 1280 pixels (~312 ppi pixel density). Like all good smart phones it has the multi touch feature. These days the trend of having a Gorilla glass is almost common in all smart phones. Likewise ASUS Padfone2 also has one. This gives it a protecting look. The operating system installed in Padfone 2 was initially the Android ice cream sandwich.
But these days if you buy it, you can easily upgrade it to the Kit Kat version. Qualcomm MDM215m/APQ8064 Chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait CPU make it a quick device. The GPU installed in the device is Adreno 320. ASUS Padfone 2 does not have a memory card slot. Instead it offers an internal memory in three formats. These are 16/32/64 GB. The RAM for this set is specified to be 2GB which is more than the usual smart phones around.
The good news for lens lovers is that a 13 MP primary camera is fitted in the mobile. The lens resolution is out of this world i.e 4128 x 3096 pixel. Amazing right? The fun is not over yet. A video making facility of 1080p@30fps and 720p@60fps makes it a beautiful choice technically. The secondary camera is 1.2 MP, which allows you to makes all the Skype calls you want.
The sound is normal in ASUS Padfone 2. It’s not extra ordinary but it will make you please at least. You have a Wi-Fi port which can become a Hotspot at any time you want. Bluetooth, GPS and NFC are your additional features included in the set.
Padfone 2 is loaded with 4 types of sensors, namely, Accelerometer, gyro, proximity and the compass sensor. It’s a pure internet phone and you can browse and stream anything at ease. The battery installed is a 2140 mAh. It gives you a talk time of 16 hours straight. This phone comes in two basic colors, namely, Black and white. It is a decent set for stylish people and will surely impress you with its attributes once you buy it.