Tablet phones Asus Fonepad: The budget but good 7-inch tabletThe space of the 7-inch tablet is growing up in India with the launches of new budget tablet segment. The latest to come in the game is the highly anticipated Asus Fonepad.
Fonepad asus launched in India in April after the first revelation of the Tablet at the Mobile World Congress this year. The tablet runs Android Jelly Bean OS version 4.1 of Google.
In terms of appearance, the tablet is an elegant looking registry easily in the hand. The 7-inch screen fits perfectly on the bezel, which is great, but pleasant to touch. The tablet comes with a SIM card slot, which means you can make calls through the tab. Since the tablet is not a single Tab Wi-Fi, 7-inch device will also support Internet via GPRS / EDGE and 3G.
The tablet comes with a 7-inch IPS display. The screen is capable of multi-touch (for 10-finger multi-touch) with 1280x800 pixel density. The tablet, however, is a chip with a core 1.2 GHz processor.
The tablet is available in two variants, the internal memory 8 GB and 16 GB. However, only 4 GB for the user in 8 GB variant. The device also supports micro SD card slot for expandable memory up to 32 GB. The tablet comes with an internal memory of 1 GB of RAM.
Fonepad Asus comes with a 3 MP rear end camera and 1.3 MP front camera for video calls. The 4270 mAh battery promises 9 hours talk time on the device.
At a price of 15,999 rupees Fonepad Asus is certainly a good tablet in the space of 7 inches. However, considering the price, the main competitor of Asus, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 comes with almost the same features and a little more at a lower price. Although Asus Fonepad be set at 15,999, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, which comes with a dual-core is available for Rs 15,000 in trade, while e-commerce best buy tablet prices are somewhere around 15,500 Rs
Asus could be a powerful tablet with good features, but its price tab and dual-core Asus can disguise Fonepad.