Padfone 2 “Extreme streaming”

My ASUS TF700T are considered to be a “High-end” tablet. And one of my fears with the ASUS Padfone 2  was that the it would prove to be weak when used as a tablet.

Can the Padfone 2 stream fo real?
I already know the TF700T can stream anything you throw at it – but can the Padfone 2 handle some “extreme streaming”?

No ASUS tablets were harmed in the making of this film

Padfone Infinity announced today!

ASUS just announced the Padfone Infinity @Barcelona

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Will this be the next phone sued by Apple?

Like the previous PadFone, it slips into a tablet-like dock, allowing you to get both a phone and a tablet. This time we get Android 4.2 from start, a bigger  5 inch display. The resolution is now 1080p (up from 720p), with a PPI of 441. The Infinity station 10.1-inch screen has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 with a brightness of 400 nits. To power it all a quad-core, 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 chip with an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

You getting excited yet?

It will be yours for just €999 (yes that’s “only” 8 800 swedish krona..)

Padfone 2 versus TF700T

My ASUS TF700T are considered to be a “High-end” tablet. And one of my fears with the ASUS Padfone 2  was that the it would prove to be weak when used as a tablet.

So when I got the chance to borrow a Padfone 2 I decided to pit them against each other.  It’s nothing scientific about this test at all, I’m just racing two tablets against each other as any geek would do during there free time for fun.

First out – Browser Wars

No ASUS tablets were harmed in the making of this film

ASUS PadFone 2 review

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It’s always a tricky thing launching combo concept’s. The idea of having a Phone transform into a tablet might have its perks, but the fear of getting a “cramped” tablet could prove to be a deal breaker. Is this the “second coming of Christ” or just another cool gadget that will end up in the box where old gadgets go to die?

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“Unboxing” the Asus Padfone 2

So I got my hands on a Asus Padfone 2 with a tablet dock. Over the next 3 weeks my main goal is to compare it with the Asus TF600 and the TF700 as a tablet, but I will also take a closer look at the phone. I have no expectations, I’m pretty sure it’s a nice phone, but “Will it tablet?”.

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Two weeks with Rikomagic Android Mini PC

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A pretty descent Smart TV replacement
First of all, this is not a computer or a powerhouse tablet replacer. With that said it’s a pretty descent Smart TV replacement. You get a pocket size Android 4.1 optimized for a TV via the HDMI connector. It’s cheap so don’t expect any miracles, but you get what you pay for and some more. If you have realistic expectations you wont be disappointed.

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