Asus’ interesting PadFone, which combines a smartphone and a tablet into one device, will reportedly be available starting May. That’s what ePrice says, mentioning that the PadFone will be first released in Taiwan, Asus’ home country.
The website has also unveiled the official price of the PadFone, which will ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The smartphone itself costs 17,990 Taiwan dollars, meaning about 610 USD. If you want the tablet, too, you have to pay 24,980 Taiwan dollars (about 847 USD). Additionally, you can get a keyboard dock for an extra 100 USD.
In Taiwan, pre-orders for the PadFone will start on April 6 (tomorrow).
For the moment, we don’t know when the Asus PadFone will be released in Europe or North America. But it shouldn’t take long now.