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It's morphin' time: A closer look at the Asus PadFone 2 (pictures)

CNET Asia takes a look at the Asua PadFone 2 -- a 4.7-inch smartphone that can transform into a full-fledged tablet.

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Handling the PadFone 2

CNET Asia got a chance to check out the Asus PadFone 2, a 4.7-inch smartphone that can connect with a tablet.
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13-megapixel camera

On the back of the Padfone 2 is 13-megapixel camera built by Sony.
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Sizing it up

In comparison to the first PadFone, the design is generally the same. However, some elements, such as the front camera, have been moved.
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Flipping it over

Another comparison shot of the second (left) and first (right) PadFone.
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Fitting it in

The mobile component of the PadFone 2 connects to through the back of the tablet component.
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No more cover

The PadFone 2 (right) has gotten rid of the back cover that its predecessor (left) had.
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Zooming in

A closer look at the PadFone 2's docking connection on the tablet.
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Connecting the phone

The phone's port connection to the tablet is located at the bottom.
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Hello, Lego

Here, the 13-megapixel camera is used to take a picture of a Lego man.
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Losing some weight

The new Padfone 2 is a whopping 208 grams lighter than its predecessor.

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