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Asus FonePad 7 is a 7-inch Android phone for giants (pictures)

With a 7-inch display, the Asus FonePad 7 sits squarely in tablet territory, but its 3G radio means it operates as any other Android phone, too.

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BERLIN -- We're over in Germany to see all the delights of the IFA tech show. Asus is here launching a bunch of new kit including the FonePad 7 -- a refreshed version of its ludicrous 7-inch Android phone.
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At 7 inches, this really isn't a phone for those of you after a portable little device to slide into your jeans.
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There's a 5-megapixel camera on the back for snapping shots of your food for Instagram.
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The metal back of the previous model has been replaced with a circle-patterned plastic back.
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It's at least fairly slim, though you'll still look silly holding it to your face.
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There's a front-facing camera, too, for video calling over Skype or Google Hangouts.
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You can expand the internal storage using a microSD card.
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Nope, that isn't just a tiny little hand, it really is a massive phone.

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