ASUS has just revealed a new PadFone S, as well as the LTE varsion of its popular ZenFone 5 smartphone in its homeland, Taiwan. We can tell you from the start that hese two models are pretty much identical in terms of specs, but there are some differences whrn it comes to the 3G and 4G bands. So we you ready to find out more details?
Technical Specs for Potetial Buyers
In the first place, ASUS PadFone S is none other than the international model of the PadFone X that was introduced by AT&T some months ago. Among its specs we can find the same 5-inch Full HD display, but unlike the PadFone X version that houses a Snapdragon 800 chipset, this new global model houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset clocked at 2.3GHz.
In terms of memory, this ASUS PadFone S packs no less than 2GB of RAM, as well as 16GB of internal memory, while the 13 megapixel rear camera and the 9-inch tablet dock are making it even more attractive, don’t you think?
Are you thinking instead of the other ASUS model? The LTE variant of the ZenFone 5 is already here as well, waiting for its buyers with a full set of technicalspecs that is simply impossible not to like.
If you have in mind what the 3G model model has to offer, it’s time to leave those technical details behind and prepare for smething much better.
Power wise, this LTE ASUS ZenFone 5 handset houses a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset instead of an Intel Atom Z2580 processor model, not to mention that we like the 5-inch HD display, those 2GB of RAM and the included 8 megapixel rear camera.
And thanks to the new silicon on board, this ASUS ZenFone 5 now supports all the LTE bands in the country, so there is no reason to be worried about that aspect.
ASUS PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE: Pricing options
Both ASUS PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE have been made available in Taiwan starting today, as we have told you from the start, so what are you waiting for?
ASUS PadFone S can be yours for TWD 9,999 (around $335), while ZenFone 5 LTE has a price of no more than TWD 6,990 ($235), but be carefoul about something: the tablet dock for the PadFone S is sold separately and it is priced at TWD 5,000 (around $170).
So, what do you say; are you ready for shoping? We can say that we are!