Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. Asus PadFone 2: The Android Battleground has New Players

Yes, Android’s become the most popular smartphone OS in the world. But that just makes it so much harder for there to be a clear leader among Android phones. 

The PadFone 2 combines the best of a phone and a tablet together to create a unique design for its customers. The basic device features a 4.7-inch Super IPS+ screen, as opposed to the Galaxy S3’s 4.8-inch AMOLED screen. But the best part about the PadFone 2 is how it can easily dock into a 10.1-inch screen tablet, making it an extremely versatile device.

This PadFone 2 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, making it slightly more powerful than the 1.4GHz quad-core powered Galaxy S3. But the most powerful thing about this device is its battery life. When the phone is docked into the tablet, on 3G networks, it has a standby life of 6 weeks, and a talk time of 16 hours, which is a lot more than you can expect from a touch-screen smartphone.

 

The 13MP camera on the PadFone 2 surely performs far better than the Galaxy S3’s 8MP equivalent, and it can click 100 continuous shots at 6 fps, and even record videos at 720p resolution. What’s even cooler is the 50GB of cloud storage space that Asus is offering with the device to ensure that you are never at a loss for storage.… Read the rest

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