Although we already knew that the tablet-phone hybrid would land with Ice Cream Sandwich, release-date-wise the most we knew for sure was that it would be some time in Q1 2012.
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That is brand new information
But that Tegra 3 processor is brand new news to us – previously we're crossed our fingers and hoped for the Nvidia processor but it was by no means a given.
It still isn't a given, although it will come as no surprise to see Asus opt for the power-house processor since Asus has already popped it into the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, hence the high rating on the TechRadar rumour meter:
With a Mobile World Congress 2012 unveiling on the cards, there's still a bit of a wait ahead of any Padfone fans – so until then, relive the magic of CEO Jonney Shih's Computex keynote where we first learned of the phone... tablet... thing: