Asus PadFone X mini will be released in the US with AT&T on October 24, for a price of $199 with no annual contract.
Asus PadFone X mini are one of the less powerful combination devices, featuring dual-core 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processors, 1GB of RAM, and just 8GB storage. They run Android 4.4 though.
The “station” or tablet has a 7-inch screen with 1280 x 800 resolution, while the 4.5-inch phone have a resolution of 854 x 480.
The tablet only has a 1MP front camera, but the phone have both a 2MP front camera and a 5MP rear camera, that can be used when docked in the tablet.
Battery capacity is 2060 mAh in the phone, with a 2200 mAh capacity in the tablet.
Asus PadFone X mini supports 4G LTE: B4/B17/B2/B5 – 3G: 850/1900/2100 – 2G: 850/900/1800/1900. With additional 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi support too.
AT&T says this device is exclusive to AT&T, but PadFone devices does in fact have a tendency to pop up as international versions on Amazon too.
The latest PadFone to be released in the US was the Asus PadFone S just a few weeks ago. The Asus PadFone S is in a different league however, with 13MP cameras and 1920 x 1200 Full HD resolution.
– Tom Bowen