Smartphone/tablet hybrid launched three months ago.
Asus' Padfone 2, a device that serves as a smartphone/tablet hybrid, is nearing a million units sold three months after its launch.
According to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, since the device's launch three months ago, it's sold nearly one million units globally, while shipments are still continuing at a steady pace.
The Asus Padfone 2 offers a 4.7-inch screen and a pixel density of 312ppi. When it's converted into a tablet, it sports a 10.1-inch screen. Under the hood is a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor with an Adreno 320 GPU, as well as 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage (this can't be expanded due to the lack of a microSD slot).
A 2130mAh battery powers the device, alongside a rear 13-megapixel camera capable of shooting video in 1080p at 30 frames per second, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing snapper. Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is the Padfone 2's operating system.
The successor to the Padfone 2, meanwhile, is expected to be unveiled during the Mobile World Congress. MWC commences on February 25 and runs through to February 28.