Asus India and Intel today launched the Asus Fonepad, a 7 inch Android tablet with 3G and Phone calling functionality in India at a price of Rs. 15,999. The price of the Fonepab is very competitive considering that it offers good specs, 3G and calling functionality in a good form factor.
On the display side, it has a 7 inch HD IPS display with 1280×800 pixels display resolution. The display is 10 point multi-touch touchscreen. It is powered by n Intel Atom 1.2 GHz (Z2420) processor and 1 GB of RAM. It has 8 GB internal memory which can be further increased by adding an additional microSD card. The thickness of the tab is just 10.4 mm and weighs around 340g. It has 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, Dual camera with 1.2 MP front camera and a 3 MP camera at rear. With its large 4270 Lithium polymer battery, it can deliver a battery life of up to 9 hours.
Talking of the software front, it comes with Android Jelly bean 4.1 right out of the box and comes with global warranty from Asus for peace of mind ownership. There is a sleek design language with Hidden micro SIM and micro SD card slot on the Fonepad.
Asus Fonepad Video Review
The Asus Fonepad is quite good in terms of performance, but it has to compete with the tablets with dual core processors which are available in the similar price segment. In our testing, we did not find much noticeable lag and found the tablet performing well. We will share a detailed review soon, stay tuned.