Padfone 2 is the latest flagship smartphone from Taiwanese manufacturer Asus featuring Google’s Android 4.0. It is also the first smartphone from Asus to pack quad core processor. In size, Padfone 2 measures 137.9 x 68.9 x 9mm and weighs only 135g. Padfone 2 will feature a 4.7-inch IPS+ display with the resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz quad core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, Padfone 2 will come with a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera capable of recording 1080p videos and 1.3 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video conference calls. For connectivity, it will support Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, LTE connections, microUSB and NFC technology. Padfone 2 will be officially launched at a press event on October 16 and will be available by early november. Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update : Asus officially launched Padfone 2 on October 16. Pricing for the european versions were revealed at the press event. The 32GB Padfone 2 will cost €799 including the tablet dock and the bigger 64GB storage will cost €899.