ASUS has been trying to make a mark in the US phone market for years, first with its hit-or-miss Padfone line and more recently with the budget-friendly ZenFone 2. Then, for reasons nearly beyond comprehension, the company decided to shoehorn a zoom lens system from Hoya into one of its phones. And lo, the ZenFone Zoom was born.
ASUS has now posted an update on its Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout plans, detailing a list of eight phones it says will receive an update sometime in Q2 2016. All told, the list encompasses seven ZenFone models and one PadFone. Here's...Show More Summary
ASUS today announced that 5 of their latest devices have been greenlit for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Unfortunately ASUS didn't have much to share in the way of expectations in terms of features, availability or anything else, but it's nice to know they have their plans set and are working toward an eventual rollout.
ASUS has announced which of its phones will receive the upgrade for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In an announcement made on the company's forums, ASUS named the five that will receive the update. The phones which ASUS has named to be receiving the update include:...
Asus is said to be launching the successor of its PadFone S soon, as it is rumored to be available in the market by early 2016, with some reports saying it will be released in March. A Tech Times report point to a specific leaker who shared information via Weibo called @Leaksfly. The leak claimed that the new PadFone, called the PadFone S2 will be unveiled in March 2016.
The last time Asus launched a smartphone in North America, it was a complete failure. Do you even remember the PadFone 2? No? Of course you don't. It was a silly product. The ZenFone 2 is a back to basics approach: $199 gets you an unlocked...Show More Summary
The PadFone 2-in-1 smartphone/tablet hybrid might have been a total dud, but Asus isn't giving up in the mobile space. Citing popularity in Asia and Europe, Asus announced on Monday it's bringing its 64-bit Intel Atom-powered ZenFone...Show More Summary
ASUS is a relative newcomer to the smartphone market in the US, but they have had worldwide presence for quite some time. Overseas customers have long enjoyed access to devices such as a giant 7-inch smartphone that makes American phablets look tiny by comparison. Even though most consumers are no longer put off by holding up 5 -...
The ASUS PadFone X mini is 4.5-inch 4G LTE smartphone that can be transformed into a 7-inch tablet. You might go as far as calling it a jack of all trades. And now, it also has the honor of being the first Intel powered LTE Smartphone in U.S.A. Show More Summary
Convertible phonedleslab is US first for Chipzilla Intel on Wednesday reached a new milestone in its quest to become a player in the mobile phone market, with the launch of the first-ever Atom-powered Android 4.4 smartphone for the US market.…
The ASUS PadFone Infinity and ASUS Fonepad Note 6 now get to enjoy Android 4.4 KitKat. Updates are now available for anyone packing either device. If you want to know exactly what you're getting into, dig into our dedicated KitKat page for everything you might want to know.
As it so often is, young students today have it good. Now, back-to-school shopping is pretty great—new laptops and tablets that can absolutely be justified as educational necessities. Future lawyers will develop out of children nationwide developing pointed arguments and counter-arguments as to why an iPad is a need, not a want. Show More Summary
Those that picked up one of the earlier tablet/smartphone combos from ASUS will be happy to hear that the PadFone 2 Android 4.4 KitKat update is currently rolling out. ASUS has been working on this update for awhile, so it's good news that it's live. On the downside, you'll lose all of your device data in the process, so be ready to start from scratch.
Today, we take a deeper look at Amazon Firefly, learn about T-Mobile Test Drive, review the ASUS Padfone X and investigate the biggest third-party games from this year's E3 event. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours....
I doubt ASUS knew it was carving out a place in Android history when it revealed the first Padfone back in 2011. That's not just because it starred in an amazing product unveiling, either -- the resulting Padfone line might be the last surviving...
When we first saw the new ASUS PadFone X, we walked away somewhat intrigued by the improvements that had been made to the device. But how does it stand up to the top phones and tablets available today? Our review is coming soon, but now is your...
The ASUS Padfone X, available now on AT&T for $199 (with contract), is a smartphone that transforms into a tablet that sort of transforms into an Android laptop. It’s an intriguing concept, especially if you want or need a tablet with productivity chops and you don’t want to pay extra for mobile hotspot service. Show More Summary
The PadFone X is finally here, and it may just be the best bang for your buck on the market today. It’s finally here. After what seems like an eternity of waiting with baited breath, the Asus PadFone X has finally arrived on AT&T shelves and, in large part, it was well worth the wait. Show More Summary
Asus' hybrid Android smartphone-tablet is an interesting device. It tries to be two things at once, but only does one thing really well. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
Android 4.4.3 is here and non-Nexus devices are already getting the update. Check our first look at the unique Asus Padrone X, a phone and a tablet combination, while we wait for the newest Android-powered notebook from HP.