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Yep. That's a phone. It's also a tablet. Well, it's mostly a tablet with smartphone features. And yes, the Asus FonePad is very big and quite absurd-looking as a phone.

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Rotation, rotation

The FonePad ships with Android 4.1.2. This means when you rotate the tablet, the scree (and all its icons) rotates with it.

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Metal back

Aside from the smooth metal back, the FonePad looks and feels a lot like the Nexus 7.

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Back camera

The FonePad's back camera delivers decent pics and video, but what's that panel at the top?

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Secret

The microSD and SIM card secret compartment. Difficult to open if your hands are at all slippery.

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Splendid!

The Asus Splendid app provides the deepest level of screen customization I've yet seen on a tablet.

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Silly

Off-camera, hundreds are pointing and laughing. I'm doing my best to hide my tears.

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The difference

The FonePad compared to the 5.5-inch LG Optimus G Pro. Quite the size difference.

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