Taiwanese electronics major Asus launched the next generation LTE smartphone PadFone Infinity at the ongoing mobile convention MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Spain.

The company claimed that the new smartphone will sport a unibody design crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum outer case with a powerful quad-core processor inside.

"PadFone Infinity is the latest evolution of our PadFone line," said Jonney Shih, Asus Chairman, at the event.

"It combines incredible design with an uncompromised user experience derived from our Design Thinking philosophy". He added.

Key Specifications of Asus PadFone Infinity Include:  


Asus PadFone Infinity


5.0-inch Full HD display with

1080p resolutions


Android v4.2 OS (Jelly Bean)


Qualcomm Snapdragon 600

Processor with 1.7GHz CPU speed




Expandable up to 64GB


13.0-megapixel camera with an f/2.0

Five-element lens.


3G & 4G/LTE (Only in select market)


2,400 mAh with 19 hours of 3G talk time

Additional specs

NFC,1080p Full HD video recording, micro-USB


€999 (along with 64GB PadFone Inifinity Station)

*Price as quoted by AsusTek Computer Inc.

The PadFone Inifinity comes with a 10.1-inch device companion PadFone Infinity Station which sports a full HD display with 1,920x1200p resolution.

The company claims that the smartphone upon docking to the 'PadFone Infinity Station' tablet will prolong its 19 hours of 3G talk time up to 40 hours.

Asus PadFone Infinity will available in Taiwan by April and for other select markets shipments will begin in the second quarter of 2013.

(With inputs from BGR.com)