ASUS PadFone X smartphone/tablet heads to AT&T June 6

ASUS announced PadFone X for the US and PadFone S for other countries with both landing later this year.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Mon, Jun 2 2014 7:02 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

ASUS has been making and selling its interesting PadFone devices for a long time now. The interesting thing about the PadFone line is that the smartphone can slip into a tablet sleeve to give you a bigger screen when you want. ASUS has announced that the PadFone X will be heading to the US on the AT&T network.

ASUS PadFone X smartphone/tablet heads to AT&T June 6 | TweakTown.com

PadFone fans outside the US will get a device called the PadFone S. The PadFone X and S are very similar devices. Both feature a 5-inch smartphone that can be turned into an 8.9-inch tablet. Both use a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor.

Both of the tablets also have 2GB of RAM along with full HD resolution screens. The rear camera on both PadFone models is a 13MP unit for the tablet with the phone having 2MP rear camera and a 1MP front camera. The only difference between the PadFone X and S are the frequencies supported for 3G and 4G networks. Pricing on both models is unknown.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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