just got it back from service center, after replacing the motherboard it seems to be working fine.
AMIN, 12 Apr 2013 The phone does heat up quickly: 1 ) Even after 10 mins of gaming it gets very hot. 2 ) Wh... moreIt's the CPU. The Snapdragon S4 Plus (the same CPU inside the Nexus 4 and the Optimus G) gets quite hot on every phone that includes it.
I am a supporter of ASUS laptops, bought 2 in 3 years, and recommended everyone in the family to buy their laptops. i used the padfone 2 for 3 months already, and i would not recommend it, sadly.
a) it heats up quickly. [i have used other smart phones, this is the "hottest", literally]
b) of the 3 months of ownership, it went back to service centre twice, and what is really frustrating is the "state of denial" and attitude of the service centre, the excuses given are plain stupid, like "you installed free games like angry birds that would consume a lot of power in the background even if you don't play it" - oh i see, how come the same games does not have problems on other phones? the birds are angry at Asus only?
c) the biggest point that turned me off, and the reason it was back to the service centre was for battery problem -- battery goes down to critical level in 4 hours, on standby mode (mobile data on, but wifi off). after they finally reluctantly changed a new battery for me, it improved to 8 hours standby - even if you don't use your phone, you will need to charge it every day, and if you use it, you have to charge it every half a day, slight improvement of having a cable connected and having it charged every hour.
overall, a big disappointment!
The phone does heat up quickly:
1 ) Even after 10 mins of gaming it gets very hot.
2 ) When watching or recording vwdios.
3 ) When connected to the station gets heated up quickly.
I ask is tha:
1 ) software prblem.
2 ) Hardware prblem.
3 ) or a UNIT problem
JoBabana, 09 Apr 2013i've got a questions
i recently got my hands on the padphone 2 ... am loving it ... but i ... moreThe phone does heat up quickly..even after 10 mins of gaming it gets very hot and as u said when connected to the station also it gets heated up quickly..
but battery back up is good for me.. With full charge in the morning,i have 40 -50 % when i reach home at night. I will be on call for around 3 hours and some minimal gaming and browsing..
i've got a questions
i recently got my hands on the padphone 2 ... am loving it ... but i detacted a few problems with the phone ... not too sure if its the phone phone or its just some programming problem...
my phone heats up pretty quickly even when i am not dock in the pad ... the phone itself heats up ....
my battery life on the phone ... a full charge will only give me 5 - 6 hours ... is this normal ?
MAHBOOB, 06 Apr 2013Can anyone say what is the advantage of padfone2 rather than getting anyother phone and tablet... moreCheck out the conclusion page of GSM arena's review. It will be clear that a phone and a tablet combo will cost u more than the padfone2. Other advantages are
1. U don't need to have a separate data plan for tablet
2. All ur apps, music and movies will be in sync. U don' t have to download ur favourite apps twice
3. The station acts as a portable charger. U can charge ur phone with it.
Can anyone say what is the advantage of padfone2 rather than getting anyother phone and tablet. because we have two gadgets and we can work on both at the same time. and we can get good configuration with less price than this padfone. can anyone say the advantage please
Blackgent77 , 01 Apr 2013Hello what if i was on the pad station and i have an incoming call what should i do then? shou... moreYou can answer in the tablet, answer in a headset or simply remove the cel and answer. :D
I have it.
Hello what if i was on the pad station and i have an incoming call what should i do then? should i connect the headset to make a call or receive or i should remove the mobile?????
I bought Padfone 2 32GB. Works perfectly unless the speaker of station is horrible.
I have this padfone for 3 weeks, previously had Samsung galaxy S.
While specifications and hardware quality specially camera is awesome, I think phone management software needs to be revised. Many basic features in contacts management and sms/callingeasily found in even cheap phones are not available here . For example ,sending business card or one contact toother persons through "send business card" feature is nit possible. Calling or sms among recent list of contacts also missing. When u open contacts u must push extra watch button for finding desired person(no default search box above contacts list). Overally the phone calling and text messaging are not user friendly. This features are above all others as the basic requirements. I hope that Asus will enhance all the features in upcoming upgrade to Jb 4.2. It`s a pity that this fantastic phone/tablet having such problems
someone know the model number of the padfone 2 with 3G 850Hz
in the asus.com there are only one model and dont support 3G 850
APQ8064 CPU architecture is Krait, is near the Cortex-A15 architecture, not actually the A15, but Galaxy S4 come with a Quad-core A15 + Quad A7 chipset, developers uses A15 to benchmark the phone, still can't beats Qualcomm down and the Nvidia Tegra 4 kills it in a second. Samsung or other two? I prefer others.
I love it! Best phone on market except for I have some reception problems on 3g network, but it might be because I dropped it in a lake and it stopped working for a while :-P
alisina, 14 Mar 2013i have question from somebody have this fon is get dust camera lens for all padfone2Thats what i read in padfone forum. I am having this phone for almost 1.5 now. After reading the posts about dust on the camera i got a dust cap for the head phone slot few weeks back. Have not faced that problem so far in mine..