At the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ASUS introduced two new tablets from its popular Fonepad series, as well as a whole host of the latest mobile gadgets: the ZenFone series, PadFone mini. Exclusive ASUS ZenUI user interface debut on PadFone mini and ZenFone.
“We are excited to introduce our latest Fonepad models and smartphone lineup in Europe,” said ASUS vice president of mobile products Benson Lin. “We are always on the lookout for the incredible and will continue to inspire our users with our mobile innovations.”.
ASUS Fonepad – smartphone and tablet
The latest addition to the ASUS mobile line-up at Mobile World Congress is the 7-inch Fonepad 7 LTE hybrid smartphone/tablet ME372CL with built-in LTE modem for those who want one device for both communication and entertainment.
With support for the high-speed data standard LTE, ASUS Fonepad 7 LTE allows you to stream video and music without the slightest lag.
Dual front-facing speakers and SonicMaster ensure great sound to complement the image quality of your HD IPS display. Processor Intel Atom Z2560
1.6GHz with Hyper-Threading – the key to high performance in multitasking and gaming. It is highly energy efficient, allowing the device to last all day on a single battery charge.
Another model shown at Mobile World Congress is the 7-inch ASUS Fonepad 7 ME175CG with 3G modem. The great price/performance ratio is the key feature of this model. High-quality HD IPS display and high-performance Intel Atom Z2520 processor 1.2GHz ensure responsive operation of any applications, and built-in 3G modem makes web browsing and video calls comfortable.
ZenFone – Style and Functionality
The long-awaited line of smartphones ASUS ZenFone includes models with screen diagonals from 4 to 6 inches and is available in a variety of bright colors. ZenFone models are coated with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for ultimate durability and scratch resistance.
ZenFone 4″ can be easily customizable with interchangeable back panels in five colors – black, white, cherry, blue and yellow. It supports micro-SD cards up to 64GB, which will fit a lot of photos, videos and apps.
ZenFone 5’s 5″ IPS display is easy to operate with your fingers while wearing gloves, making it extremely easy to use in winter weather. ZenFone 5 color palette includes black, white, cherry, purple and gold.
ZenFone 6, equipped with 6-inch IPS screen, supports SonicMaster audio technology and has a high-quality 13-megapixel camera. This model is available in black, white, cherry and gold.
All ZenFone series models are equipped with a camera with PixelMaster technology, helping users to take great pictures and videos. At the same time ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 support a special mode designed for low-light shooting.
By connecting adjacent sensor pixels, the camera increases light sensitivity by 400% and contrast by 200%, resulting in sharp and vivid images even without a flash.
ASUS PadFone mini is a 4-inch smartphone, which by connecting to a tablet dock, turns into a 7-inch tablet. Powerful Intel Atom Z2560 processor with Hyper-Threading technology, 8 GB of internal memory and up to 64 GB of external micro-SD card space, PadFone mini has everything you need to run both smartphone and tablet applications. It comes equipped with two SIM card slots, giving the user the freedom to choose their preferred network operator and separate the voice and data calls.
ZenUI – beautiful and user-friendly interface
ZenUI is ASUS’ exclusive mobile user interface, which first appeared in the ZenFone and PadFone mini. It features innovative What’s Next and Do It Later features designed to help users allocate their time and track the masses of daily information so that time is used most efficiently.
What’s Next feature gives out the most important information for the user e.g., scheduled meetings, new messages, missed phone calls from VIP contacts, etc. .d. on the locked screen saver, home screen and notification area.
Do It Later feature lets you focus on one thing while putting off other things to do later. For example, if the user is busy composing an email and suddenly receives a phone call, a simple press of a special button automatically creates a reminder to call back.
Users also have the ability to save interesting content articles, YouTube videos, any web pages to come back to them later. Each reminder is saved separately and contains a shortcut to the corresponding action call back, visit a web page, etc. .d. .