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Asus PadFone goes from smartphone to tablet


(CBS) - The Mobile World Congress is underway in Barcelona, Spain and smartphone makers are showing off their latest products and development. One of the big news makers so far has been the Asus PadFone - a smartphone that turns into tablet.

According to CNET, who is doing full coverage of the event, Asus confirmed that the PadFone is retail ready. So how does the Asus PadFone work?

The smartphone is a 4.3-inch Android phone that plugs into a 10.1-inch tablet. Once plugged in, the phone essentially becomes a tablet. CNET has early reviews of the PadFone.