Asus announces new Fonepad 8, Fonepad 7, and MeMO Pad 7

Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG)

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Specs:

  • Android 4.4 KitKat with Asus ZenUI
  • Dual micro SIM
  • 8-inch WXGA IPS screen; 1280×800 resolution; 10-point multi-touch
  • 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom Z3530 clocked at 1.33GHz
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB ROM expandable; 5GB free Asus WebStorage Space
  • PixelMaster snappers; 2MP front and 5MP back camera with autofocus; 720p recording
  • Dual front speakers with MaxxAudio
  • 2Wh Li-polymer battery
  • WLAN 802.11/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0; Miracast; GPS; GLONASS; A-GPS
  • G-Sensor; Proximity; Light sensor; E-compass; Hall sensor
  • Available in black, white, red, and gold
  • PHP 11,995

The newly released Asus Fonepad 8 is an 8-inch tablet offering full phone 3G functionality thanks to its dual micro SIM slots. It’s powered by a 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom Z3530 processor racing at 1.33GHz along with 2GB RAM so you can expect it to handle most tasks incredibly well. The Fonepad 8’s IPS screen has a resolution of 1280×800 surrounded by thin bezels making the device look more premium than its cost. Its huge battery gives it 12 hours of video or web browsing up times, or around 21 hours of 3G talk time. Making it even more efficient to carry around is its slim 8.9mm thin and 310g light build.

Asus Fonepad 7 (FE171CG)

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Specs:

  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Dual SIM
  • 7-inch WSVGA IPS screen; 1024×600 resolution
  • Dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 clocked at 1.2GHz
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB ROM expandable; 5GB free Asus WebStorage Space
  • 2MP front and 5MP back camera with f/2.4 aperture and blue glass optical filter; PixelMaster Low Light mode
  • 4,000mAh battery
  • WLAN 802.11/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0;GLONASS; A-GPS; G-Sensor
  • Available in black, white, red, and gold
  • PHP 6,995

This 7-incher from Asus is another tablet with full 3G and dual SIM phone capabilities. Its main draw is a 5MP rear-facing camera with autofocus, large f/2.4 aperture opening, and PixelMaster Low Light mode for clear and detailed photos in most situations. Its narrow 9.24mm bezel, 7.9mm depth, and textured finish makes it easy to hold in one hand, freeing you up to do other tasks. Finally, the dual-core Intel Atom processor mated with 2GB of RAM ensures typing documents, browsing websites, and even enjoying multimedia will be as lag-free as possible.

Asus MeMO Pad 7

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Specs:

  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Asus ZenUi
  • 7-inch display; 1024×600 resolution
  • Dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 clocked at 1.2GHz
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB/16GB ROM expandable; 5GB free Asus WebStorage Space
  • 3MP front and 2MP back camera
  • 3,220mAh battery
  • WLAN 802.11/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0; G-Sensor
  • Available in black and white
  • PHP 3,995 for 8GB; PHP 4,495 for 16GB

The most affordable of this trio, the MeMO Pad 7 promises the best specs for a minimal cashout. It has Intel’s efficient dual-core processor in tow along with Asus’ ZenUI for a fluid Jelly Bean experience. Also on board are two features—What’s Next and Do It Later—designed to help users with their daily activities. These bring notifications, messages, and scheduled appointments to the lock screen, home screen, and notification drawer so you’d never forget about important events again.

 

 

 

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