ASUS has officially announced the PadFone mini 4.3, which offers a tablet-smart phone convergence in a compact size. While the previous PadFone models offer a 10″ tablet station, the new PadFone mini comes features a 7″ tablet and a dockable 4.3″ smart phone. In addition, it also comes with dual-sim capability.
The smart phone which powers the entire PadFone solution runs on a quad-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM and over at the front it comes with a 4.3″ display that does 960×540 pixels resolution. On-board it comes with 16GB of storage which can be expanded with microSD. Over at the back, it has a 8MP camera that’s capable of shooting burst mode of 16 frames per second.
Meanwhile the 7″ tablet station comes with a display that’s capable of pushing 1280×800 pixels resolution. In terms of battery, the smart phone and tablet comes with 1,500mAh and 2,200mAh capacity respectively. Out of the box, the PadFone mini 4.3 runs on Android 4.3 with couple of extra features thrown in by ASUS. Pricing wise, it is going for NT$11,990 which is about RM1,304 in our local currency.
Check out the hands-on video and photos by Engadget China after the break.