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ASUS announces newly designed Fonepad 8, Fonepad 7 and MeMoPad 7

ASUS Philippines recently announced the availability of the new ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) together with the redesigned ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) and ASUS MeMOPad 7 (ME70C) phablets.

ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG)

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Powered by a 1.33GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3530 64-bit processor with 2GB of RAM, the new ASUS FonePad 8 features a lighter and narrower design than its predecessor at only 8.9mm thin and weighing only 310g. The Android 4.4 KitKat tablet features an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 IPS display and dual front speakers with MaxxAudio technology for immersive multimedia experience. It has a 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front-facing cameras with PixelMaster technology providing enhanced camera functions and making it easy to capture high-quality images and video at the same time.
The Fonepad 8 is available with 8GB or 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via micro SD card. The Fonepad 8’s 15.2Wh battery promises up to 12 hours of battery life when watching videos or browsing the web, or up to 21 hours of 3G talk time.
The ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) will be available for only Php 11,995 in all ASUS authorized re-sellers nationwide.

ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) Specs

Processor64-bit Intel Atom Z3530 (1.33GHz, Quad-Core)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 with ASUS ZenUI
Display8-inch WXGA (1280×800) IPS screen with LED backlight, 400cd/m2
10-point multi-touch support
Anti-fingerprint coating
Memory &2GB RAM
storage16GB eMMC
5GB Lifetime ASUS WebStorage Space
; with an additional 11GB for the first year
NetworksHSPA+ UL:5.76 Mbit/s/DL:42 Mbit/s
3G :
WCDMA :
850/900/1900/2100
2G :
EDGE/GSM : 850/900/1800/1900,
WirelessWLAN802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth V4.0
Supports Miracast
Camera2-megapixel front camera
5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus (720p video recording )
AudioDual front speakers
Connectivity1 × 2-in-1 audio jack (Headphone / Mic-in)
1 x Micro USB
1 × Micro SD Card reader, up to 64GB
2 × Micro SIM card slot(Dual SIM SKU)
SensorsG-Sensor / Proximity / Light sensor /
E-compass / Hall sensor
Battery12 hours battery life; 15.2Wh Li-polymer Battery4
NavigationGPS, GLONASS & A-GPS
ColorsBlack, White, Red, Gold
Size120 x 214 x 8.9 mm (WxDxH)
Weight310g

ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE171CG)

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With a depth of only 7.9mm and a weighing just 280g, the new ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) is thinner and lighter than the previous Fonepad 7 model. The Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core Intel Atom Z2520 processor and 2GB RAM with 16 GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD.

The 7-inch phablet has a 5MP rear-facing autofocus camera with a large f/2.4 aperture lens and a blue glass optical filter for an incredible camera performance. The Fonepad 7 is ASUS’ first phablet to feature PixelMaster Low Light mode making it effortless to capture sharp, vivid photos in low light situations

Its 7-inch IPS display combined with ASUS TruVivid technology provides accurate color reproduction, brighter, more vivid colors and wide 178-degree viewing angle.

The dual-SIM, dual-standby phablet will be available in Black, White, Gold, and Red with an SRP of Php 6,995.

ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) Specs

ProcessorIntel Atom Z2520 dual-core (1.2 GHz)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)
Display7-inch, WSVGA (1024 x 600)
IPS panel
Cameras2MP front camera
5MP rear camera
Memory &2GB LPDDR2 RAM
storage16GB eMMC
64GB microSD
5GB ASUS WebStorage free for life with an additional 11 GB for the first year
NetworksDC-HSPA+:  UL:5.76 Mbit/s /DL:42 Mbit/s
3G :WCDMA: 1900/2100/850/900
2G :EDGE/GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
Wireless802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Connectivity1 x High-quality speakers
1 x Micro USB
1 x Micro SD card reader, up to 64GB SDHC
SensorsA-GPS with GLONASS, G-Sensor
Battery15Wh, 4000mAh for up to 11.5 hours use [2]
ColorsBlack, White, Gold and Red
Size110.6 x 196 x 7.9mm
Weight280g

ASUS MeMOPad 7 (ME70C)

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The 7-inch value for money tablet packs a 1.2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor and 1GB RAM. The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablet has a 2MP rear camera coupled with a 0.3MP front camera for selfies. Similar to the the latest ASUS devices, the MeMoPad 7 features ASUS ZenUI that packs more than 1000 software enhancements and sports a new visual design with modern ‘flat’ icons, customizable vivid color themes that match the device color, animations, new ringtones and notification sounds, and a clean layout to clearly present information.

The 8GB ASUS MeMOPad 7 (ME70C) is available for only Php 3,995 while the 16GB version has an SRP of Php 4,495.

ASUS MeMOPad 7 (ME70C) Specs

ProcessorIntel Atom Z2520 dual-core (1.2 GHz)
Operating systemAndroid 4.3
Display7-inch, TN(1024 x 600)
Cameras0.3MP front camera
2MP rear camera
Memory &1GB LPDDR2 RAM
storage8/16GB eMMC
64GB microSD
5GB ASUS WebStorage free for life with an additional 11 GB for the first year
Wireless802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Connectivity1 x High-quality speakers
1 x Micro USB
1 x Micro SD card reader, up to 64GB SDHC
SensorsG-Sensor
Battery3220mAh for up to 8 hours use [1]
ColorsBlack, White
Size192 x 110 x 12.5mm
Weight270g
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