BARCELONA: TAIWANESE HARDWARE MAKER Asus shocked the crowds at MWC on Monday by announcing the 7in Android Fonepad, a tablet that can make phone calls.
Looking to compete with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, the Asus Fonepad stretches the boundaries of the term 'smartphone'. Asus claims that the device is great for those who don't want to choose between a smartphone and a tablet, and it might manage to win over punters, given its sub-£300 price tag. µ
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Spoiler alert: it's probably VeriSign
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