The Asus PadFone X runs the latest Android v4.4.2 (KitkKat) OS on its stunning 5-inch, full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) resolution, IPS LCD display with a rich pixel density of 441 ppi. It can be docked into a 9-inch tablet for enjoying an expanded view. It poses capacitive, multi touchscreen with sensors like proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope and compass.
The padfone is configured with 2.3GHz Quad-core processor based on Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chip, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt memory which is again expandable up to 64GB.
The smartphone comes with a 13MP rear autofocus camera with features like LED flash, touch to focus, geo tagging and face detection and a 2MP front camera. When harboured inside the dock, the user can enjoy the same rear camera but have a 1MP camera on the front of the slate.
Connectivity features include 3G, mobile hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, GPS/AGPS, micro-USB 2.0 port, LTE and Wi-Fi direct. The smartphone packs a 2,330mAh Li-PO battery but can take advantage of a 4,990mAh battery on utilizing the tablet.
The Asus PadFone X is another unique kind of device that enables the user to use the hardware of a smartphone for running a tablet simply by plugging the two. The most attractive option is that the user doesn't need to use a separate data plan while running the tablet. The idea of having the access to two devices at the price of one is really cool.