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Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL

Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL
alaScore 86

206 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 reviews of Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The usability and performance also get good views, but there are some mixed reviews about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Asus PadFone S / Asus PadFone S PF500KL from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS PadFone A66-1A038GER, 16GB, brown sim-free, unbranded - incl. PadFone Station 1,5 GHz Dual Core Prozessor, 16 GB int. Speicher 10,9cm (4.3") ToucASUS PadFone A66-1A038GER, 16GB, brown sim-free, unbranded - incl. PadFone Station 1,5 GHz Dual Core Prozessor, 16 GB int. Speicher 10,9cm (4.3") Touc

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (pcworld.idg.com.au)

ASUS Padfone review

 

ASUS Padfone review: A nice idea that's poorly executed

Good performance in phone mode ; Padfone Station charges Padfone ; Included stylus headset & case

Tablet is too chunky and heavy ; User experience feels unfinished ; Average screen on both devices

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

ASUS PadFone Android phone (preview)

 

The ASUS PadFone takes the excellent design of the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet one step further by utilising a smartphone that docks inside a tab...

Combines smartphone and tablet ; Shares a single data connection ; Genuinely innovative

Hefty weight ; Most accessories optional ; Specs aren't cutting edge

The ASUS PadFone is a great example of genuine innovation in a market that has become somewhat predictable. Time will tell whether the PadFone is a worthwhile concept, but it certainly provides a glimpse into the possible future of converged mobile...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Sidney Wong (hardwarezone.com)

ASUS PadFone - Phone, Tablet and Netbook Combined

 

The ASUS PadFone is a highly versatile hybrid smartphone that can transform into a tablet and even a netbook when docked with the PadFone Station and Station Dock respectively. Is the all-in-one package a viable option in a market dominated by slim and...

Great overall performance ; Good design and handling ; Beautiful Super AMOLED display

Back cover gets warm easily ; Camera performance not up to expectations ; Accessories not very practical

The ASUS PadFone is one of the most versatile mobile device we've seen to-date. It can dock with the PadFone Station and transforms itself into a tablet, and pairs with the Station Dock to become a netbook. What's more, it provides the processing power...

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1520 / 2300 / 2400
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):370 / 417
Standby time (3G):360 / 410 / 528
Talk time (2G):15.6 / 15.67 / 30 / 940
Talk time (3G):19 / 22 / 480 / 8

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Main camera resolution (numeric):13 / 8
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 8
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 720p
Zoom capability: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Brown / Brown
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:9:16
Display diagonal:10.9 / 12.7
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 960 x 540
Display Type:AMOLED / IPS
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1 / 2

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3 / 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, MP1 / 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, MP3 / 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMV / AAC, AAC+, MP3 / AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMV
Image formats supported:JPG
Video formats supported:3GP, H.261, H.262, MPEG / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8, VP9 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Position location: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):800,850,900,1800 / 800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100 / 900,1900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+, WCDMA / HSPA, WCDMA / UMTS / WCDMA
4G:No / Yes
4G bands supported:700,900,1800,1900,2100,2600 / 800,1800,2600
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / NanoSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Video Playback: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), USB / USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Graphics adapter:Adreno 330
On-board graphics adapter model:Adreno 330
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.0 / 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich / 4.2 / 4.2.2 / 4.4 / Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Docking connector: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:mini-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:QUALCOMM / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2.2 / 2.3
Processor Model:800 / 8260A / MSM 8974AB / S4

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.0 / 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich / 4.2 / 4.2.2 / 4.4 / Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024 / 2048
Internal RAM type:DDR3
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:64

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Tablet

Battery capacity (tablet):4990 / 5000 / 6600
Battery technology (tablet):Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Camera resolution (tablet):1 / 1.3
Display diagonal (tablet):22.9 / 25.6
Display resolution (tablet):1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display technology (tablet):IPS / TFT
Tablet depth:1.06 / 1.35 / 17.2 / 17.7 / 18.2
Tablet height:1 / 1.16 / 1.35 / 17.7 / 18.2
Tablet weight:514 / 532 / 724
Tablet width:25 / 26.4 / 26.5 / 27.3
Touch screen type (tablet):Capacitive
Touch technology (tablet):Multi-touch

Technical Details

Internal Memory:2

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.8 / 7.25 / 7.28 / 8.9 / 9.2
Height :12.8 / 14.3 / 8.9 / 9.2 / 9.98
Weight:129 / 145 / 150
Width:14.3 / 14.4 / 6.54 / 7.28