Asus PadFone E

Asus introduces PadFone E

Asus has silently added a new PadFone device to its portfolio. Dubbed as Asus PadFone E, the new device appeared on the Asus website today. It comes with a 4.7-inch smartphone and 10.1-inch tablet dock. Among other specifications, the PadFone E features Android 4.3, 1.4GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and microSD card […]

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Google to launch Intel-powered Nexus 8 tablet this year: Report

If a report from Digitimes is to be believed, Google is planning to launch an 8-inch Nexus tablet in 2014 instead of the usual 7-inch Nexus. “Seeing its second-generation Nexus 7 demand has been impacted by competitors’ low-price 7-inch tablets, Google is planning to turn its focus to the 8-inch model market in mid-2014, according […]

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Asus to introduce MeMoFone at CES 2014, to be targeted at emerging markets

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has revealed that the company is aiming to ship 5 million smartphones next year and will be introducing several new devices at the CES 2014 trade fair. One of these devices will be MeMoFone, a budget smartphone targeted to emerging markets like India, Russia, China, Brazil and South-East Asia. Not many […]

Nexus 7 II K009

Next-gen Nexus 7 tablet passes FCC, carries model number K009

We might not have to wait for Nexus 7 II for long, as this elusive tablet recently passed the FCC certification, which suggests that the official launch might not be very far. FCC certification has also revealed several new details about the tablet.

Nexus 7 II K009
The Nexus branding in the FCC document above removes any doubt about whether this is indeed Nexus tablet or not.

According to the FCC documents, the Nexus 7 II is indeed being made by Asus and it will be using LCD panel from JDI (Japan Display), CPU and Wi-Fi/ HSPA+/ LTE modems from Qualcomm, rear camera from Chicony and front camera from Liteon. Majority of the rest components are from Asus itself. Read more about Next-gen Nexus 7 tablet passes FCC, carries model number K009

Asus CEO Jerry Shen at Computex

Asus CEO teases Memo Pad FHD 10 LTE tablet with Snapdragon CPU & full HD display

Looks like Asus isn’t done with Computex just yet. Company CEO Jerry Shen today took the stage at Qualcomm keynote to reveal an upcoming tablet with Snapdragon processor and LTE connectivity.Asus CEO Jerry Shen at Computex

There is no word on which Snapdragon processor the company is planning to use in the tablet, but we would put our money on Snapdragon 800.

Jerry Shen also noted that the tablet will be coming in Q3 of this year and will pack full HD display. He promised to share more details at the launch event, which will be happening sometime in the fall. Read more about Asus CEO teases Memo Pad FHD 10 LTE tablet with Snapdragon CPU & full HD display