Earlier this year Asus has launched PadFone Mini in Consumer Electronic Show aka CES, and now today company has launched this hybrid tablet and smartphone, the PadFone Mini (PF400CG) in India at Rs. 15,999 and soon it will be available on Flipkart. We were expecting PadFone Mini to be powered by Android KitKat but it run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean wrapped under ZenUI, but company has promised KitKat update for it.
If we talk about specs then Asus FonePad Mini with a 4-inch IPS display screen with screen resolution of 800×480 pixels which can be dock into a 7-inch tablet which has WXGA IPS+ screen with screen resolution of 1280×800 pixels, under the hood it is powered by a Intel Atom (Z2560) dual-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz, along with PowerVR SGX 544MP2 GPU and 1GB of LPDDR2 RAM, it also includes 8GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card.
As per photography from, Asus PadFone Mini features an 8 PixelMast rear snapper with f/2.0, BSI and LED flash, it also has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video call, it houses a 1,170mAh non-removable battery in the phone, and a 2,100mAh non-removable battery in the tablet, for connectivity it has dual-SIM card slots, GPRS/ EDGE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, and Micro-USB. and as told earlier it runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean wrapped under ZenUI but company has promised for 4.4 KitKat update. PadFone mini will be available in Black, Blue, Red, White and Yellow color variants.
Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia and Country Manager, System Business Group, Asus India said
“Today’s introduction of PadFone Mini marks further extension of the PadFone series which expands our users’ world where they will enjoy, achieve and save categorically. It is an alluring proof to substantiate our prime focus on the bringing incredible. We are assertive that PadFone Mini will touch customers’ heart and take us a step ahead to deliver what our brand promises.”