The Taiwan based tech giant Asus has launched a couple of new tablets in the Indian market. The latest entrants in the market are Fonepad 7 and MeMOPad 8 that are priced at Rs 10,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. Like the ZenFone lineup of smartphones, these slates are exclusively available for sale via e-commerce portal Flipkart.
Both the tablets are based on Intel Atom chipsets and are based on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system topped with Zen UI.
Detailing on their specifications, the Asus Fonepad 7 flaunts a 7 inch display with 1024×600 pixel resolution that is standard and is equipped with a dual core Intel Clover Trail Plus processor ticking at 1.2 GHz. For storage, the Fonepad 7 comes bundled with 16 GB of native storage capacity that can be expanded further by another 64 GB with the help of a micro SD card.
At the back of the tablet there is an 8 MP main camera that is accompanied by a 2 MP front facing selfie snapper for video conferencing. Connectivity features of the tablet include dual SIM functionality, 3G for voice calling, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. A 3,950 mAh battery is incorporated in the device to keep things juiced up.
The other tablet launched in the Indian market by Asus is the MeMOPad 8 that boasts of an 8 inch display with 1920×1200 pixel resolution. The screen is also protected using Corning Gorilla Glass coating on top. The MeMOPad 8 is stuffed with a quad core 1.83 GHz Intel Atom processor that is teamed up with 2 GB of RAM.
Like the Fonepad 7, this one also comes with 16 GB of storage capacity and there is 5 GB of free Asus Webstorage space as well onboard. The MeMOPad 8 is given a 5 MP primary camera and 1.2 MP selfie camera at the front. Other goodies of the tablet include a tipped stylus pen, LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth. The MeMOPad 8 is powered by a 4,350 mAh battery that is rated to pump in up to 9 hours of backup.
|Model||Asus Fonepad 7||Asus MeMOPad 8|
|Display||7 inch, 1024×600||8 inch, 1920×1200|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Dual Core Intel Clover Trail Plus||1.83 GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3580|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB|
|Internal Storage||16 GB, Expandable||16 GB, Expandable|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat with Zen UI||Android 4.4 KitKat with Zen UI|
|Camera||8 MP/ 2 MP||5 MP/ 1.2 MP|
|Battery||3,950 mAh||4,350 mAh|
|Price||Rs 10,999||Rs 19,999|