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Asustek to announce quad-core PadFone2 on October 16.
Compared to the first generation, the second-generation Padfone reportedly features Qualcomm's quad-core processor and Android 4.1, while its screen size, resolution, as well as thickness are all further improved with the responsible ODM also changed from Pegatron Technology to Wistron. However, since the second -generation Padfone will mainly target the high-end market, the initial shipment volume will be limited.
Asustek also plans to announce its new smartphones in the second quarter of 2013, mainly targeting the high-end segment.