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Wow, so our theory and mockup turned out to be pretty much spot on: indeed, the oddly named ASUS PadFone does tuck itself into a shielded docking bay on the back of its companion tablet, and the latter's hinged cover appears to pop up upon releasing the latch. You can also just about make out the two ports inside which are likely to be HDMI and micro-USB -- one for driving the larger display, and the other for taking care of touch input while possibly sipping juice from an extra battery somewhere. Now, what we really like to know is which version of Android will be shipped (if ever) with this split-personality phone -- our money's on Ice Cream Sandwich, given that this flavor will happily cater both phone and tablet form factors later this year. That said, given the uniqueness of this product, ASUS could probably still get away with taking a step back and launch this as a Gingerbread tablet. Well, we shall dig up more answers for y'all tomorrow, and stay tuned for some sweet hands-on time.


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I want it. I really want it. My left nut is yours ASUS if this thing has Kal El in the tablet.

The only thing I can complain about is capacitive buttons, just copy Sony Xperia, I want those beautiful silver buttons.

Oh yeah FYI its not a Gingerbread tablet, not even possible, I don't know whats wrong with Engadget, the pictures from ProcketNow clearly show its a Honeycomb tablet due to the fact it has no buttons.



http://pocketnow.com/android/asus-pa...exposed-images
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I think i invented this.......
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Now this is something I would like, hopefully they don't follow motorola's trend and overprice the hell out of it.
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Yay. I don't like puny phones anyways. The only thing though is that if this is as expensive as a tablet, I'd much rather get a tablet instead.
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I wish blackberry would come out with something like this
 
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This looks really cool, to bad I already ordered an asus transformer!!!
    
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A great idea

Wonder how hot the phone gets inside that compartment
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I was just thinking that it would be pretty cool if there was software control of being able to allow the tablet to charge the phone.

The sugar high is gone too after I just realized how this 100% is not coming to Verizon, unless it becomes a LTE phone.
Edited by FtL1776 - 5/29/11 at 2:04pm
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Why do i have a feeling the phone will get very scratched ??
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Why do i have a feeling the phone will get very scratched ??
Was thinking the same thing but it must have a soft liner?
    
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