ASUS Padfone on Sale in the US via Negri Electronics; pricing $859.50
Most anticipated Android transformer device from ASUS, the PadFone is now available in US. The ambitious phone/tablet is offered by the Negri Electronics. If you have been thinking of getting this device with Padfone station, Negri Electronics is offering the international version now for a price of $859.50.
The ASUS Padfone is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm snapdragon S4 CPU and sports a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display with qHD resolution, 1GB of RAM, 8MP camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture, VGA front-facing camera and a 16GB of storage. The phone is running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
What makes the Padfone impressive is its Padfone Station dock that lets you slip the device in to the Station and the station becomes fully functional Android tablet. The Padfone Station comes with a beefy 6,600mAh battery that will also charge your Padfone when it is inside the Station and also features a 3.5mm headset jack, mini USB port and a micro HDMI slot. All of these will be yours for the price $859.50 but if you want a docking QWERTY keyboard that transforms the Padfone tablet into a netbook you will need to shell out extra money.
If you are looking for 3 in one device, the ASUS Padfone is for you that offers you a Smartphone, Tablet and a netbook powered by Android ICS. The price for the device is reasonable when considering three separate devices that you will have to pay more than what Padfone costs with the same features.