A smartphone, a tablet
Display and design
The Asus PadFone S sports a 5-inch super LCD+IPS multi capacitive touchscreen with support for up to ten touch points. The full HD panel looks extremely glamorous with a pixel density of 441 ppi and features protection from Corning Gorilla Glass. On docking it inside the tablet station, you can enjoy an expanded view on the 9-inch IPS full HD (1,920 x 1,200 pixels) screen.
Configuration and UI
Both the tablet and the smartphone are powered by the smartphoneÂs hardware which includes a 2.3GHz quad-core Krait 400 processor on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset. The CPU functions alongside a 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. It runs Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS with ZenUI on the top.
Camera and storage
At the rear end of the smartphone, there is a 13MP autofocus camera with a resolution of 4,128 x 3096 pixels and features like LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection and touch focus. It is accompanied by a 2MP front shooter and both of them can record 1080p videos at 30fps. This smartphone houses 16GB of inbuilt memory which can be enhanced up to 64GB.
Connectivity and battery
Connectivity features provided in the Asus PadFone S are USB port, NFC, GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi Direct, mobile hotspot, 3G and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n. It draws fuel from a 2,300mAh Li-Po battery. However, the batteryÂs capacity increases up to 4,990mAh as you dock it into the station.
If you are confused about whether to buy a smartphone or a tablet, then you can get both with the Asus PadFone S. The smartphone is extremely posh and comes with mighty configuration. It runs on the latest Android OS and sports two razor sharp cameras. You can use its hardware to power a tablet which can be used for expanded view.