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.

asus fonepad 7

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.

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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.

asus memopad 8

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.

Key Specs

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