Though it has last year's specs, the PadFone X marries two mobile devices into one convenient form at an affordable price.
CNET checks out Asus' high-performing phone-plus-tablet combo, which will make its way to the US though AT&T.
AT&T commits to the Asus Padfone X smartphone-tablet hybrid with preorders beginning on June 6.
At CES 2014, Asus unveiled its smaller PadFone Mini unit, which features a 4-inch handset and 7-inch tablet.
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CNET takes a closer look at the Snapdragon 800-toting PadFone X, one of Asus' latest smartphone-tablet combo.
Asus has taken a shrink-ray to its docking tablet tech. Will smaller screens make it more appealing?
The carrier continues to bulk up one of the more diverse smartphone lineups in the industry, underscoring its willingness to take a risk on unique devices.
The phone that turns into a tablet is destined to hit the US next year, while a new Mini model has just launched in Taiwan, says Engadget.
The PadFone mini 4.3 is two gadgets in one: a 4.3-inch phone and a 7-inch screen dock that becomes a tablet when you slot the mobile in the back.
The Asus PadFone Mini phone that becomes a tablet will give you a choice of tablet size, rivalling the Google Nexus 7.