04
Jan
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ASUS has just uploaded the full ROM of build 10.4.9.6 for the Turducken PadFone 2, which brings a whole slew of improvements and enhancements to the device:


Improved Item:
1. Added 7-day weather forecast
2. Added revolving desktop wallpapers and pinch-to-preview feature for all desktop wallpapers in one screen of Pad
3. Added multiple line translation feature in the default browser
4. Enhanced system stability
5. Improved video playback quality
6. Added full screen playback of YouTube videos on Pad
7. Improved HDR photo quality
8. Improved camera focus, video recording, and preview functions
9. Improved phonetic typing speed
10. Improved Bejeweled game’s audio playback
11. Improved call stability using a Bluetooth headset
12. Improved power-saving feature: White PadFone2 backlight keys will only light up in a low light environment.
13. Improved Wi-fi AP’s compatibility and system stability
14. Improved MP3 audio playback and ringtone’s volume and stability
15. Improved incoming e-mail handling
16. Improved WeatherTime Widget’s stability

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You should be able to head into Settings > About PadFone and pull the update on WWE and RU ces right now; failing that, however, you can grab the download from ASUS' Padfone landing page and flash it manually. Enjoy!

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://twitter.com/erstam Erstam

    I would have bought this if it was released in the US. Shame...

    • http://www.facebook.com/princesation Prince Dela Cruz

      Ditto

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      I would entertain the idea but probably wouldn't have bought it.

    • Kenny O

      Daily Steals has had the phone/tablet bundle listed for $749 w/ free shipping since before X-Mas. I've been so tempted, but I have TMO so it won't work on their HSPA+ yet here so between that and I'm happy with the Nexus 4 (especially now with CM 10.1) I can't pull the trigger. It might be more tempting if they were throwing in the keyboard dock as well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/lucyparanormal Daniel Tiberius

    They should really pull a Google and sell this on their website and have it just work on GSM carriers or something. I'd definitely look into it.

    • Kenny O

      Daily Steals has it unlocked for $749

  • kelvin ho

    i updated the firmware software yesterday. But it asked me if i want to install or not.. It said it will be installation for one hour or 3hour or 1 day. So i clicked one hour.. It had been proccessed for one hour yesterday so it was supposed to be finished for one hour but it continued to be proccessed for more than one hour.. I was so puzzled .. So i turned the hp off cos it was very very hot on asus hp.. This morning, i turned it on then it is still the same " proccessing" .. i so fed up.. What will i do with the hp? I suspect tat something wrong with the asus hp..

  • Denzo

    Best phone ever. I have iPhone 5, sgs2, HTC one x. Those phones iPhone is the best for battery, lasting 1.5 days for me. Padfone 2 with its new tech screen lasts 4 days.. That's as long as my old Nokia E6!!! All while being a big display most powerful phone you can get right now. Battery + power + nice design.. Better than Samsung as good as HTC and iPhone feel in hand. What else do you want oh and the LTE speeds in Australia are great.

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