It will be available in AT&T retail stores on Oct. 24 and retailers by November. Exclusively on AT&T's 4G LTE network, the PadFone X mini will retail for $199.99 on GoPhone, AT&T's prepaid service. Plans start at only $40 per month for 500 MB of data and 500 minutes of talk time.
The PadFone X mini is the first smartphone for the U.S. market powered by an Intel application processor and an Intel LTE solution. The device has an Intel XMM 7160 LTE modem and an Intel Atom processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, which supports four simultaneous application threads. Additional features include:
- Automatic charging with up to 28.3 hours of battery life when the phone is docked into the station, and up to 15.8 hours of battery life on a single charge when used in the smartphone mode.
- ASUS 5-megapixel (5MP) PixelMaster camera
- ASUS DynamicDisplay technology that resizes apps for the different display sizes, as well as the ASUS ZenUI, an exclusive user interface for smart devices that includes features such as ASUS ZenUI What's Next and Do It Later.
- The Side Flip Cover and TriCover, a cover lined with microfiber with a tough polyurethane outer cover for the phone and docking station that helps prevent scratches and dents in two different landscape orientations.