At Mobile World Congress 2013 (MWC2013), ASUS has officially announced ASUS FonePad, a 7-inch tablet phone or phonelet. Read on to learn about the specs and price.
ASUS FonePad is powered by Intel Atom Z2420 1.2 GHz processor. The 7-inch display is 1280×800 resolution. 1GB RAM. 8GB/16GB storage, support microSD card up to 32GB. Unlike Nexus 7, FonePad has dual camera: 3MP rear camera and 1.2MP front camera.
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FonePad specs is quite similar to Nexus 7, except that FonePad is powered by Intel ATOM processor, has 3MP rear camera, and it is a phone! Don’t confuse FonePad with ASUS PadFone (PadFone 2, PadFone Infinity), which is a smartphone with tablet dock. ASUS also has a cheaper 7-inch tablet (can’t make calls) called MeMO Pad.
ASUS FonePad is available in 2 colors: Titanium Gray and champagne Gold. The retail price start from USD$249 (RM772), available in
LiewCF’s Buying Advice
If you want to have both tablet and a smartphone for under USD$300 (RM1000), ASUS FonePad would be an ideal choice. By the way, get a bluetooth headset too. Covering your face with a tablet to make call looks very stupid.