ASUS Malaysia: Padfone 2 launch event

Finally, ASUS Malaysia launched the 2nd generation hybrid smart device – Padfone 2, with near two months behind Taiwan (Oct 16th, 2012), and Malaysia is the 3rd country to launch the device. The Asus Padfone 2 Media Gathering event was held on 3:00pm at 7atnine, The Ascott Kuala Lumpur.

Here are some details i extracted from the event:

  • Pricing: RRP of Asus PadFone 2 with PadFone 2 Station in Malaysia will be RM 2,799
  • Available for sale from 13th December 2012 onwards
  • Only 32GB available for the moment
  • Black Color available now, White coming on January 2013
  • PadFone 2 Station does not have a keyboard dock
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be available for update on Next Week
  • 50GB of Asus WebStorage free for 2 years (Cost 37.49/yr to continue)
  • 649g of weight (Asus PadFone 2 with PadFone 2 Station)
  • Camera 6 fps with Burst mode up to 100 shots compare to 99 shots on HTC One X+
  • LTE-equipped, Download: 100Mbit/s and Upload: 50Mbit/s
  • Equipped with Asus SonicMaster technology and audio tuning by Waves
  • Asus bundle apps: SuperNote 3.0, Instant Translation and Aicloud
  • PadFone 2 Specs

  • OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean)
  • Display: 4.7″ Super IPS+ (550 nites), 720 x 1280 pixels / 312 ppi
  • Scratch-resistant Corning Fit Glass with HCLR Film (anti-fingerprint coating)
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core APQ8064 1.5GHz processor with Adreno 320 graphics
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage options (no memory card slot)
  • Main Camera: 13-megapixel BSI Sensor, f/2.4, LED flash (from Sony)
  • Front Camera: 1.2-megapixel
  • Battery: 2140 mAh Lithium, non-removable (Talk time: 16h with 3G)
  • Body: 137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm, 135g
  • Colors: Black and White
  • PadFone Station Specs

  • Display: 10.1″ IPS with Capacitive touch panel, 800 x 1280 / 149 ppi
  • Scratch-resistant Corning Fit Glass with HCLR Film (anti-fingerprint coatin
  • Front Camera: 1-megapixel
  • Body: 263 x 180.8 x 10.4 mm, 514 g
  • Battery: 5000 mAh Lithium
  • Colors: Black and White
  • Asus SonicMaster speaker
  • Click here: “Where To Buy” for dealer list and official annoucement from Asus Malaysia: “[Press Release] Live Life Intuitively with ASUS PadFone™ 2“. Photo Shots from the Asus PadFone 2 media gathering event:

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