Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics manufacturing company ASUS has recently launched the latest version of its Fonepad 7 tablet in Indian market. It has been priced at Rs. 17,499, and it is likely to go on sale from the first week of November 2013.
The ASUS Fonepad 7 tablet equips with the much important voice calling support, and it has one of the finest designs among the similar tablets of the same price range. The company had first announced the new Fonepad 7 at IFA 2013, Berlin.
This new tablet boasts a 7-inch display screen which can offer resolution up to 1280*800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor (dual-core) while running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Operating System. It features 1GB of RAM and powerful dual-front speakers with ASUS SonicMaster audio technology.
This latest Fonepad 7 tablet weighs 340 grams while measuring only 10.5mm thick. It includes a 5-megapixel autofocus primary camera and a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera. It can easily record full HD (1080P) videos and also supports 100 continuous-shot in 'burst' mode. ASUS has made serious improvements in this section of this new tablet over its predecessor having exactly the same name.
This ASUS Fonepad 7 tab will be having 16GB of onboard storage which can also be expanded via microSD card. It offers a dedicated microSDHC card slot for memory expansion. It also provides 5GB of free ASUS WebStorage which is valid for lifetime along with all the necessary ASUS WebStorage Office suite of applications.
This latest voice calling tablets is backed up by a 3950mAh battery which can deliver 35 days of standby time, up to 10 hours of video playback time and up to 28 hours of 3G talk time. It also includes all the popular connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, built-in 3G with HSPA+, Bluetooth and a few more. It can easily provide upload speed up to 5.76Mbps and download speed up to 42Mbps.
The Fonepad 7 is also having a built-in noise-cancelling digital microphone which can be used for voice calling. Its optional Bluetooth headset is undoubtedly one of the best in its class. The company has pre-installed some useful apps in this device in the likes of Floating App which helps and user to do the multi-tasking with ease and the popular SuperNote app for drafting notes. You can open up to six apps simultaneously in the main screen while using this tablet.
ASUS Fonepad 7 (new) Tablet Key Specifications and Price
1. 7-inch display screen
2. Resolution support of 1280*800 pixels
3. 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 dual-core processor
4. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Operating System
5. 1GB of RAM
6. 5-megapixel autofocus primary camera and 1.2-megapixel front facing camera
7. 16GB of onboard storage (microSD card slot supported)
8. Voice calling support
9. 3,950mAh battery
10. Wi-Fi, built-in 3G with HSPA+, Bluetooth
Price: - Rs. 17,499/-
The launch of the new ASUS Fonepad 7 will surely strengthen the Indian tablet market. It is likely to take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 211 and the Micromax Canvas Tab P650. All of these three tablets are currently having similar price and features. The Fonepad 7 has dual camera, voice support, superfast processor and a very powerful battery backup. However, we do think that it should have a quad core processor and at least 2GB of RAM.
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