Is Ice Cream Sandwich on Asus’ Padfone?

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Does the Asus' Padfone run Ice Cream Sandwich?

Does the Padfone offer a multitouch screen?

Also,what makes Padfone stand out from other smartphones that have been launched recently?

Answered By 0 points N/A #134418

Is Ice Cream Sandwich on Asus’ Padfone?


The Asus Padfone runs Ice Cream Sandwich.

To be specific, it runs the same version of Ice Cream Sandwich that runs on its big brother the Asus Transformer Pad.

And yes it also has multitouch, perfect for added extensibility and performance of the Padfone.

The Asus Padfone on the left with its big brother: The Transformer Pad on the right

What makes the Padfone stand out from its other competitors like the HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is its extraordinary battery life. You can use the phone in full blast the whole day without worrying the juice ever running out (just do not forget to charge it of course).

Another uniqueness of the Padfone from Asus is the usage of its many, many accessories. One accessory that is fairly unique to this kind of smartphone is its ability to attach itself to the Asus Transformer Pad. While attached, you can use the full keyboard or full screen of the Transformer Pad to use your one-of-a-kind Padfone.

Another accessory worth mentioning is the stylus. Sure, you can ask, “what’s important with the stylus?

It’s just a steel stick.” Well here’s the crazy part: it can be used as a Bluetooth headset. Talk about hitting two birds with one stone.

Besides the other standard features (An 8 Mega Pixel camera, the seamless use of the ICS flavor of Android, and a very big screen resolution), it can be said that the Asus Padfone is a great contender for the Smartphone market. It’s time for small kids like Asus to enter Apple and Samsung’s battle playground.   

Answered By 590495 points N/A #134419

Is Ice Cream Sandwich on Asus’ Padfone?


Yes, you are right. The ASUS PadFone does run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Read on to know more about the handset. The ASUS PadFone Smartphone is a 3G device operating on 2G, and 3G bands using GSM, and HSPA technologies. The handset was announced to the public on February 2012 and released on June 2012.

It is currently available in the market. It measures 128 x 65.4 x 9.2 millimeters and weighs 129 grams. It uses a mini-SIM card. It has a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colors at 540 x 960 pixels screen resolution. It supports multi-touch and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgradable to version 4.1 Jelly Bean powered by Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon S4 Plus chipset, Dual Core 1.5 GHz Krait processor, and Adreno 225 GPU.

It supports microSD expandable up to 32 GB. It runs on 1 GB RAM with internal storage available in the following capacities: 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB. The primary camera supports 8 megapixels at 3264 x 2448 pixels with LED flash and autofocus. The camera features geo-tagging. It can record video in 1080p. The secondary camera supports VGA.

It has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, and microUSB 2.0. The ASUS PadFone Smartphone has built-in accelerometer, proximity, gyro, and compass sensors. The pre-installed web browser supports HTML5 with Adobe Flash. It doesn’t support Java. It runs on Li-Ion 1520 mAh battery with standby time up 360 hours on 2G and 370 on 3G. Talk time is up to 15 hours 40 minutes on 2G and 8 hours on 3G.

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