• Asus Padfone
74
Based on 25 scores, 60 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Brings a brave idea to reality.
  • Zen design on PadFone looks and feels top notch.
  • Solid performance on both phone and station.

Cons:

  • Tablet is way too bulky.
  • Overpriced.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 5FWD on 80

Is it a phone, is it a tablet? Actually, it's both - and one's hiding inside the other. Namely a mobile that slotted into a tablet’s shell to provide the guts. Now there’s a sequel on the way, and it looks like it’ll hit...

By Mobile88 on -

SMARTPHONES and tablets have become essential parts of our daily lives. So, it's no surprise that Asus has created a device that does double duty. The popular Taiwan hardware manufacturer's PadFone is an Android smartphone that transforms into...

By InsideHW on -

ASUS is one of the larger IT companies that have managed to reinforce its portfolio and expand it to the portable device market with success. Last year provided us with the chance to hang out with their tablets such as Transformer and Slider, while...

By Tech2 on 65

The Asus PadFone retails for Rs. 65,000 and as part of the package, you get the phone, the station, the keyboard and the stylus headset. This makes it the most expensive Android smartphone in India. But is it worth it? Well, not really and here's...

By DigitalVersus on 80

We would have given the PadFone all five stars, if it weren't for an accumulation of minor errors (such as the smartphone resolution, its battery life when not plugged in to the tablet and the sometimes over-the-top colours). But that aside, the...

By CNET Australia on 80

The PadFone is a great idea, and it features a fantastic battery life when combined with its accessories. However, while the concept is cool, we think users may find the entire combination...

By Phone Arena on 70

The Asus PadFone is the first attempt to bring to life an exciting idea. The idea of having just one device powering your computing needs. And we love that notion. Despite what Asus achieved with the PadFone, this attempt alone is worth applause - it...

By Good Gear Guide on 45

The ASUS Padfone, an Android phone that docks into a tablet shell, is one of the most interesting mobility products we've ever seen. Unfortunately using the Padfone on a daily basis simply feels like an unfinished product in desperate need of both a...

By Engadget on -

More InfoShocker! ASUS to launch PadFone at Mobile World Congress, we'll be there! (update: hands-on video) ASUS PadFone formally unveiled: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon S4 CPU, ICS, HSPA+, coming in April ASUS PadFone hands-on (video)...

By HardwareZone.com on 85

In a move that goes against the quad-core trend, ASUS opts for a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1.5GHz processor for the PadFone. What benefits does Qualcomm offer that other mobile processors in the market don't? Based on Qualcomm's...

By AnandTech on -

ASUS has been talking about its Padfone product for quite a while now but we're finally getting some more detailed specs on it. As a recap, Padfone is a smartphone that can dock into a tablet, which can then dock onto a keyboard to build a...

By CNET Asia on -

BARCELONA, Spain--Announced last year at the Computex show in Taiwan, the prototype version of the Asus PadFone was the logical conclusion of the Motorola Atrix Lapdock design. While it is not the first hybrid device, it's likely the first to run...

By Trusted Reviews on -

The Asus Padfone could be the hybrid product some wavering tablet buyers were holding out for, and the appeal of a one-contract, versatile device may lure many away from watching movies on their phone while offering them a degree of portable...

International Review By tomsguide.fr on -

Dans cette mouture 2013, la Full HD est à l’honneur tandis que les dimensions deviennent plus généreuses du côté téléphone : 5 pouces. La tablette reste à 10,1 pouces, mais ne se transforme plus en...

International Review By Le Monde Numérique on 100

Le smartphone Asus Padfone séduit par son style, sa très grande qualité d'écran, sa réactivité, les applications préinstallées et continue à émerveiller lorsqu'on l'installe dans son logement...

International Review By sotovik.ru on -

Одно из самых интересных...

International Review By pcmagazine.ru on 100

ASUS PadFone имеет все шансы стать если не идеальным,...

International Review By hardnsoft.ru on -

История человечества знает много примеров, когда инновационные технологии или продукты придавали мощный импульс развитию нашей техногенной цивилизации. Вот и компания ASUSTeK однажды уже взорвала компьютерный рынок, выпустив устройство совершенно нового...

International Review By 3dnews.ru on -

К чему мы любим обращаться в заключении в...

International Review By notebookinfo.de on -

Die Padfone Gerätekombination ist trotz des Nachfolgers, der schon in den Startlöchern steht, noch zeitgemäß. Sowohl Smartphone als auch Padfone Station liegen im gehobenen Mittelfeld der jeweiligen Geräteklasse. Die umfassende...