The Asus Padfone and Padfone 2 have both received software updates. While the Padfone makes the transition to Jelly Bean, the Padfone 2 gets some useful improvements.
Last month’s MWC was sort of a letdown, so we didn’t really have much to talk about in the wake of what was once upon a time the biggest event in mobile.
Unveiled for the first time a full nine months ago, the Asus Transformer AiO part Windows 8 all-in-one PC/part Android tablet pretty much divided the tech world in two. There were those who saw it as brilliant innovation and those who called it a monstrosity.
The grey version of the Nexus 7 has been pulled from the Google Play Store, with the pink version also available only outside the US. For now, only the light blue option is available.
The ASUS FonePad, a 7-inch Intel-powered tablet with voice-calling capabilities, is releasing in Russia this month, priced at €265. A Europe-wide release should follow soon. Will you be picking one up?
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T will get upgraded to Android 4.2.1 starting today, making it the first non-Nexus tablet to sport the newer flavor of Jelly Bean.
Check out our hands-on video with the ASUS FonePad, a 7-inch tablet with voice-calling capabilities, officially announced at the on-going MWC 2013.
Both the 7-inch ME172V (aka MeMo Pad 7) and 10-inch ME301T (or MeMo Pad Smart 10) are due out in the UK by mid-April, with the bigger model set to go on sale as soon as March 7.
Asus delivered one of the more bizarre press conferences when it officially launched its Padfone Infinity and Fonepad products at this year’s MWC. The video is definitely worth a watch, but be prepared to cringe in places.
This year’s MWC is set to go on for a couple more days, so there are still plenty of exciting things to happen, but so far Asus has stolen the Barcelona show.