As we reported yesterday, the upcominghas two personalities. On the one hand, it's a regular smartphone that looks just like any of its competitors. On the other hand, by docking it, it can be converted to a tablet with a much larger screen. This rather unusual design allows users to upsize their displays on the fly, while allowing one SIM card to be shared in either mode. Other major benefits include elimination of the need to transfer data between devices and a handy battery charging for the phone.
There's very limited information on the Padfone except that it's based on the Android operating system, supports 3G connectivity, and is due at the end of this year. Click here to read some of our thoughts on the device, and take a look at these close-up shots we snapped at the Computex trade show in Taipei.
(Source: Crave Asia)