The Android 4.0-based handset should land on shelves next week
ASUS’ PadFone 2 handset announces itself as a great device, and users will be able to test that starting with December 1, when it is expected to arrive on shelves in Germany, and probably in other markets as well.According to the latest leaks out there, the handset will be released in a white flavor too, one that appears to be looking pretty well, in fact.
The smartphone can be seen in white in photos available courtesy of Chinese VR-Zone, accompanied by a pale flavor of its accompanying slate.
For those out of the loop, we should note that the ASUS PadFone 2 was made official with a large 4.7-inch IPS+ LCD touchscreen display capable of delivering a 720p HD resolution.
The handset also sports a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor with Adreno 320 GPU, as well as 2GB of RAM for increased performance capabilities.
ASUS also announced that the new device would be released in three capacities, namely 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of internal memory. The phone will pack a 2140 mAh battery.
On the back, the new mobile phone sports a 13-megapixel photo snapper, capable of recording videos in full HD resolution, complemented by a 1.2MP camera on the front for video chatting.
PadFone 2 also comes packed with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities, as well as with HSPA and LTE, NFC, GPS receiver and the like, while being powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, though it should receive an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean soon.
As for the PadFone Slate, it will sport a 10.1″ 1280 x 800 display, along with a huge battery to offer increased usage times.
There’s no specific info available on when the white flavor of ASUS PadFone 2 might hit shelves, yet more might emerge in the not too distant future, so stay tuned.