ASUS Reveals New Fonepad and MeMO Pad Series
ASUS has revealed a slew of new mobile devices during their press conference at this year’s Computex 2014 in Taiwan. The new devices include a new Fonepad tablet and a new series of MeMO Pad tablets.
The Fonepad 8 is an 8-inch tablet that features an HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, dual front speakers with ASUS Sonicmaster, and a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560 1.8GHz quad-core processor. The Fonepad 8 also features the largest viewing area of any 8-inch phablet on the market with a screen-to-body ratio of 72.2%. The Fonepad 8 will be available in black, white, gold, and red color variants.
The new MeMO Pad tablets the company unveiled included the MeMO Pad 7 and MeMO Pad 8. The MeMO Pad 7 features an HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280×800 pixels, a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor with a clock speed of up to 1.86GHz, dual stereo speakers with SonicMaster technology, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, Blueooth with aptX support, and support for Miracast streaming.
On the other hand, the MeMO Pad 8 features a full HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1820×1200 that’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and LTE connectivity.
Both new MeMO Pad tablets run the company’s new ZenUI user interface which features over 1000 software enhancements and a new visual design. Modern “flat” icons, vivid color themes, animations, new ringtones and notifications sounds, and a cleaner layout are only some of the new elements of the new ZenUI.
The MeMO Pad 7 will be available in white, black, yellow, blue, and red color variants, while the MeMO Pad 8 will come in white, blue and pink.
ASUS did not detail any information on availability or pricing for the new Fonepad 8 or either of the new MeMO Pad tablets.