Dallas – AT&T revealed specifications for the Asus PadFoneX but no price or availability date.
During International CES, the carrier announced plans to offer the device on an exclusive basis in the U.S. but revealed little else. It’s not clear if the device will be available only through AT&T’s direct channels.
The device, seen in this video, is a 5-inch FullHD Android 4.4 smartphone that slips into the back of a 9-inch FullHD tablet-like “Station,” enabling users to switch screen sizes as needed for different tasks.
During CES, the carrier also revealed that when the devices are docked, apps would auto-adjust to fit the 9-inch PadFone station, or tablet. The station includes a large battery that charges the smartphone’s battery and doubles smartphone battery life, AT&T also said at the time.
Previously, the carrier also announced that the device would support LTE-Advanced technologies, including carrier aggregation, and also supports Voice over LTE and HD Voice.
Today, the carrier revealed additional phone details, such as 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 baseband chipset, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, 64GB MicroSD slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, assisted GPS and 2,300 mAh battery. The Station’s battery is 4,990 mAh.
The phone’s 1,920 by 1080 Full-HD display features 441 ppi, and the Station’s 9-inch display is 1,920 by 1,200 with 252 ppi.
The phone’s camera resolutions are 13 megapixels for the back camera and 2 megapixels from the front camera. The Station has a 1-megapixel front camera.
The PadFone measures 5.67 inches by 2.85 inches by 0.39 inches and weighs 5.29 ounces. The PadFone Station measures 9.86 by 6.78 by 0.46 inches and weighs 18.1 ounces.
AT&T began offering Asus products in 2012 with the launch of VivoTab RT and 2013 launch of the MeMo Pad FHD 10 LTE.