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Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

24 March, 2014 | comments (15)

The Zenfone trio was announced back at CES in January. Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 are all powered by dual-core Intel Atom chipsets and run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. KitKat updates are already in the works for all three of them though and will launch later...

Tags: Asus, Android


Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

Tags: Google, LG, Asus, Android


Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

28 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Asus has announced its plans to upgrade the latest PadFone devices with Android 4.4 KitKat. The update will not only bring your device to the latest Android version, but will also install the latest Asus Zen UI. So, the compatible PadFones to get...


Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

24 February, 2014 | comments (4)

Asus didn’t have a big event like it did at CES, but the company still unveiled one new device. It's not entirely new, it's two new versions of the Asus Fonepad 7. The first one brings LTE, which was missing from the original model. It's still...


Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

19 February, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus quietly unveiled the PadFone Infinity Lite in Taiwan. The device is a slightly less powerful version of the Asus PadFone Infinity 2 which was announced last year. The PadFone Infinity Lite swaps the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC of its...

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ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

27 January, 2014 | comments (5)

ASUS went ahead and announced the PadFone E, a middle man in its lineup of smartphone and tablet hybrids. The PadFone E sports modest specs a looks pretty similar to the PadFone mini. It sports a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.4 GHz...

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

08 January, 2014 | comments (55)

Asus has announced the 7-inch Fonepad 7 hybrid on IFA back at September last year. It quickly gained some popularity due to its very attractive price tag and unique mixture of tablet and smartphone experience although it didn't exactly turn into a...


Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

06 January, 2014 | comments (52)

The teaser with the numbers 4, 5 and 6 has manifested into a trio of Intel Atom-powered devices with screens of exactly those sizes. They belong to the new Asus Zenfone line and all run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (updateable to 4.4) with a new interface...


Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

06 January, 2014 | comments (5)

The Asus PadFone lineup has so far evaded the USA but today Asus announced a new US-only model to finally take care of that. The Asus PadFone X is a combo of a 5-inch FullHD smartphone and a 9-inch FullHD tablet. As is customary for the...

Tags: Asus, CES 2014


Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

06 January, 2014 | comments (1)

The Asus event at CES will be starting soon and you can watch it here when it does. That will be at 12PM PST (that's 8PM GMT). Before that happens though, let's take a quick peek at the rumor mill to see what to expect. The teasers from Asus...

Tags: Asus, CES 2014


Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

30 December, 2013 | comments (10)

In anticipation of 2014's first big trade show, Asus is looking to draw some hype to its anticipated smartphone announcements with a second CES teaser. Take a look: The balls raining down from the sky are labeled with the numbers 4, 5,...

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"Something incredible" coming from ASUS at CES 2014

12 December, 2013 | comments (18)

CES, one of the biggest consumer electronics venues of the year in the US, kicks off on January 7. It seems that ASUS has been chomping at the bit to get 2014 started, as it's unleashed invites to its CES press event a day before the Consumer...

Tags: ASUS, Android, Rumors


Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7

Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7" tablet dock in tow

11 December, 2013 | comments (19)

If the Asus Padfone Infinity 2 was too rich or too big for you, you might have been keeping an eye on the Padfone Mini rumors. Well, they are rumors no more – Asus just unveiled the phone/tablet hybrid in Taiwan. The Asus Padfone Mini is a...


LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

10 December, 2013 | comments (32)

Google Play Edition Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 quietly went official in the United States - the duo of Android 4.4 KitKat devices is currently available to order in the US Google Play Store. The Xperia Z Ultra is priced at $649, while...

Tags: Sony, LG, ASUS, Android


Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

07 December, 2013 | comments (30)

ASUS will allegedly be officially announcing the Padfone Mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. The press images of the upcoming device from the company have been leaked well ahead of its unveiling, though. The leaked shots come from...

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ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

06 December, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS is preparing to officially launch the Padfone mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. While the PadFone Infinity boasts a 10.1" tablet and a 5.0" smartphone, the Padfone mini is rumored to consist of a more compact 4.3" smartphone...

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Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

19 November, 2013 | comments (99)

LG Nexus 5 and ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) are now available to purchase directly from the Google Play Store in India and Hong Kong. The word from Google about the availability arrived on the official Nexus account in Google+. In India, the 16 and...

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Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

13 November, 2013 | comments (10)

At an investor's press conference held yesterday in Taiwan, Asus announced their Q3 2013 financial results. Asus struck a 26% drop in year-on-year profits due to some one-time tax expenses of NT$1.52 billion (US$51.37 million). Their net...

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The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

29 October, 2013 | comments (15)

ASUS is already selling the new Padfone Infinity 2 in Europe. More specifically, the phone and Padfone Station dock are now available for purchase is Norway. There, the combo is sold for 6295 NOK (€770). This marks the smartphone's debut on...

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Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

17 September, 2013 | comments (22)

Asus has unveiled a new version of the PadFone Infinity flagship. The smartphone of the Infinity package retains its design and the 5.0" IPS 1080p display, but is now powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores...

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