Asus Padfone 2


Asus Padfone 2Notebook: Asus Padfone 2 (Padfone Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 320
Display: 4.7 inch, 16:9, 1280x720 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.135kg
Price: 799 euro
Average Score: 85.57% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 66%, features: 51%, display: 88% mobility: 98%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Asus Padfone 2

87% Review Asus PadFone 2 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
The good and the weird. Asus has announced the launch of the PadFone 2 for December. Exactly like its predecessor, the PadFone 2 is a combination of a smartphone and a tablet. We will be taking a look at a much more revealing form of the phone with all its secrets laid bare when compared to the last generation.
80% Asus Padphone 2
Source: Gadgetspeak English
Asus are a company that I think of for computers and motherboards. So when the opportunity to look at a mobile phone from them it seems an interesting option. The name puzzled me for a moment until I related the ‘Pad’ part to a tablet. The minus points no micro SD card port, no replaceable battery and that proprietary charging connector.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80%
Review: Asus PadFone 2 phone-tablet combo
Source: Reg Hardware English
The PadFone is such a good idea you wonder why nobody thought of it before. Despite the lack of storage expansion, the benefits of having a phone with an optional ten-inch screen and a reserve battery are obvious, while the handset itself is every bit as good as the Nexus 4. Better in some ways. The price isn’t exorbitant, either. If you opted for the most affordable Android alternatives - the 16GB Nexus 4 and the Asus MeMo Pad 10 - you would still be looking at around £530 but with 16GB less storage in the phone, a less powerful chipset in your tablet and a lot less convenience.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/18/2013

Foreign Reviews

Asus PadFone 2
Source: e-media - Heft 2/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2014
88% Asus PadFone 2
Source: PC News - Heft 01/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 88%
Asus PadFone 2
Source: Connect Freestyle - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
89% Asus PadFone 2
Source: PC News - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 89%
80% Produkttest: Asus Padfone 2
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/05/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Asus PadFone 2
Source: Connect - Heft 2/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Asus PadFone 2: propuesta de teléfono y tableta todo en uno
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80%
Asus Padfone 2 okostelefon/tablet hibrid teszt
Source: HU→EN
Positive: Good performance, nice and bright display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2013
Ревю на ASUS PadFone 2 – второ поколение “Таблет и телефон в едно”
Source: BU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; very high quality Super IPS screen; good performance; long battery life; very good camera Negative: Can not be attached keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2013


Qualcomm Adreno 320: Integrated graphics card using unified shaders and supporting OpenGL ES 3.0

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

S4 Pro APQ8064A: High-end quad-core SoC for Android devices that includes four Krait cores and a Adreno 320 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

4.7": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.135 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews

85.57%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-05-16 (Update: 2013-05-16)