AT&T confirms ASUS PadFone X specs ahead of the big launch (VIDEO)

By Alexandra Burlacu | Mar 28, 2014 08:44 AM EDT

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The ASUS PadFone X phone/tablet hybrid will make its way to AT&T soon, and the carrier has now released some details on the device's hardware specifications.

Just a few days ago the AT&T PadFone X was spotted at the FCC, suggesting an imminent launch, and the carrier's announcement now further boosts anticipation and excitement ahead of the big release.

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"Those waiting to get their hands on one of the most innovative devices of the decade, the ASUS PadFone X, are one step closer," touts AT&T. "It's definitely built for speed and longevity."

The hybrid comes with some neat specifications, but AT&T didn't really reveal anything new. The only mystery at this point regarding this device is when exactly it will become available, and for how much, but AT&T has yet to disclose such details.

For those unfamiliar with the device, the ASUS PadFone X joins the company's lineup of smartphne/tablet hybrids. It sports a similar design to recent PadFone hybrids, but it sports several differences to make it stand out from the crowd.

On the smartphone side, the PadFone X boasts a 5-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz, paired with 2GB of RAM. Other specs include 16GB of internal storage capacity, a microSD card slot for additional memory of up to 64GB, and a 2,300 mAh battery.

On the tablet front, the hybrid comes with a 9-inch dock, offering a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. The tablet dock, called the PadFone Station, further comes with a large 4,990 mAh battery and it also rocks dual front-facing speakers for a superior audio experience.

The PadFone also comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front shooter, while the PadFone Station sports a 1-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and A-GPS.

As previously mentioned, AT&T is yet to offer more details regarding the ASUS PadFone X availability and pricing on its network, but it is expected to provide more information shortly. In the meantime, check out the video below to get a glimpse into what the new PadFone X has to offer.

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