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Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

21 December, 2014 | comments (14)

With the CES expo closing in, various companies have begun releasing teasers about their devices scheduled to be unveiled in Las Vegas in two weeks. Sony has already issued a cryptic teaser and now Asus has published a rather interesting...

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Asus X002 with 64-bit CPU and LTE uncovered

Asus X002 with 64-bit CPU and LTE uncovered

03 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Asus has had success with its Zenfone series and a new edition may have passed through TENAA and GFXBench. Known only as the Asus X002, the phone has a 5" 720p screen and a quad-core 64-bit processor. The phone runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and is...

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Asus brings its Intel-based PadFone Mini to India

Asus brings its Intel-based PadFone Mini to India

24 November, 2014 | comments (9)

Asus has announced the PadFone Mini for India today. This is the same Intel-powered PadFone Mini which initially got official back in January, and has been on sale elsewhere for months. As all PadFones, we're looking at a smartphone that can be...

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Asus unveils new ZenFone 5 Lite in the Philippines

Asus unveils new ZenFone 5 Lite in the Philippines

17 November, 2014 | comments (31)

Asus has announced a new smartphone today in the Philippines. It's called ZenFone 5 Lite, and its model number is A502CG. As you may have guessed from its name, it's basically a lower-end variation of the original ZenFone 5 that got unveiled in...

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Asus may not reach its 2015 sales target because of Xiaomi

Asus may not reach its 2015 sales target because of Xiaomi

13 November, 2014 | comments (26)

Asus is expected to ship around 8 million smartphones this year, according to "Taiwan-based supply chain makers". The company's ZenFone line has proven quite successful in its home country, but also in Southeast Asia. It's now set on doing well in...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (956)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

27 October, 2014 | comments (30)

Asus has been known for updating its devices with newer Android versions even though it often takes quite a while before the updates are launched. It seems Asus will be keeping the same pace with its newer gadgets and the new Android OS - 5.0...


ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

27 October, 2014 | comments (15)

ASUS has made its latest 10-inch slate official - it's called MeMO Pad 10 (Me103K) and packs modest specs but also an attractive $199/199 price tag. Hardware-wise there's a 10.1" 1280x800px IPS display (149ppi), a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with...

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ASUS Japan teases new Zenfones and Zenwatch

ASUS Japan teases new Zenfones and Zenwatch

22 October, 2014 | comments (22)

ASUS is teasing a launch of a smartphone and a smartwatch on its Japanese website. We'll know for sure what the company has in store for Japan on October 28, but until then we can only assume what ASUS is preparing. The company unveiled the...

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Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

15 October, 2014 | comments (6)

AT&T and Asus announced the entry-level PadFone X mini smartphone with tablet docking station. The LTE device will be available later this month, on October 24 for $199.99 with no contract on AT&Ts GoPhone prepaid plans. Asus PadFone X...

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Asus PadFone S launches in Malaysia for just $275

Asus PadFone S launches in Malaysia for just $275

08 October, 2014 | comments (27)

Asus has announced its plans to launch the PadFone S and the accompanying it PadStation dock in Malaysia. In the coming weeks, both will launch with a respective price tag of $275 and $152. For the money, the PadFone S brings a Qualcomm...

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A 5.5 Asus Zenfone is reportedly in the works

A 5.5 Asus Zenfone is reportedly in the works

03 October, 2014 | comments (22)

According to a report in DigiTimes, Asus is working on a 5.5 Zenfone device. The upcoming smartphone is expected to debut during CES 2015. The yet to be revealed 5.5 Asus handset is all but certain to debut alongside the successors of...

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Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

01 October, 2014 | comments (655)

Hours after Asus released Android 4.4 KitKat for the ZenFone 4, its bigger brothers, the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 are also getting treated to an updated firmware. The update is currently live in China and Taiwan, but will also hit more...

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Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

01 October, 2014 | comments (180)

Asus has announced on Twitter that the Android 4.4 KitKat update has started rolling out for the Asus ZenFone 4. It's a bit late now to do this but better late than never. Meanwhile, those who bought the bigger and more expensive ZenFone 5...

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Asus Memo Pad 7 has a premium body, quad-core Atom CPU

Asus Memo Pad 7 has a premium body, quad-core Atom CPU

03 September, 2014 | comments (16)

The Asus Memo Pad 7 packs a lot of bang for the buck in a 200 price tag. The Memo Pad 7 is fairly light (269g) and boasts a premium construction, it's body is 50% duralumin and 34% fiberglass. The body is 8.3mm thick. The tablet has a 7" IPS...


Watch Asus' IFA 2014 event live right here

Watch Asus' IFA 2014 event live right here

03 September, 2014 | comments (6)

The Asus IFa 2014 is set for now and we've got the livestream covered below. Asus is set to unveil the ZenWatch but we're eager to see it there's anything more. We're hopefully looking at second generation ZenFones from Asus - last year the...


Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

14 August, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus will be attending the IFA fair in Berlin as usual and has sent out invitations for its press conference, which is scheduled for September 3. The invite doesn't divulge anything about what new hardware we're going to see from the Taiwanese...


Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

12 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Asus announced that it is now seeding Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6. The software update also brings along the company's latest ZenUI boasting refreshed visuals. The update isn't only about adding new...

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Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

28 July, 2014 | comments (5)

DigiTimes has conducted a research on the performance of Taiwan phone manufacturers in Q3 2014. According to the data, Origina Design Manufacturers (ODM) and own-brand makers will have a blast in the June-September period. The top five...


Asus PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE go on sale

Asus PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE go on sale

10 July, 2014 | comments (4)

Asus has launched the PadFone S and the LTE variant of its ZenFone 5 smartphone in its homeland, Taiwan. The PadFone S is the international model of the PadFone X that was introduced by AT&T a few months ago. Asus PadFone S sports a 5-inch...

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