ASUS MeMO Pad ME172 – Repositioning the Nexus 7

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With more than a few design cues from their Google collab – the Nexus 7, this new 7 inch tablet positions itself further down the price spectrum making accessibility to a handheld computing device all the more possible. Priced at USD149 ~6000Php, its the perfect mobile computing solution for everyone.

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Specs have been toned down in order to accomplish this but the addition of an expansion slot makes it a better media consumption alternative. Key specs are the following: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 16GB memory, 1GHz CPU, Mali-400 GPU, SonicMaster and MaxxAudio technologies, and a 1024×600 resolution 350-nit LED backlit display with 140-degree viewing angles.

Stay tuned for updates on local availability and pricing, rest assured it will grace our shores. Full PR after the break.

ASUS Launches MeMO Pad 7-inch Android Tablet at Attractive Price

Compact and stylish Android 4.1 tablet with high-resolution multi-touch display
and memory card slot available from US$149

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Taipei, Taiwan (14 January, 2013) ASUS today launched the MeMO Pad™, a stylish and capable 7-inch Android tablet with an MSRP of US$149. ASUS MeMO Pad™ features a 350-nit brightness display with 10-point multi-touch and 1024 x 600 resolution, along with SD card expansion up to 32GB. It has a diamond-patterned finish and is available in three colors. Together with ASUS Transformer Pad™ Series, ASUS MeMO Pad™ completes the ASUS Android tablet line-up.

Portability in three different colors

Pronounced “meemo”, MeMO stands for "My Mobile. My Moment" and reflects the position of ASUS MeMO Pad™ as a tablet for people on-the-go. Measuring 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2mm, MeMO Pad™ can be easily held in one hand. Available in three colors – Sugar White, Titanium Gray and Cherry Pink — MeMO Pad™ sports an elegant, non-slip diamond-patterned finish. The MeMO Pad™ is a tablet-only product and does not come with a dock.

Created for both work and play

ASUS MeMO Pad™ runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1GHz VIA WM8950 CPU and a Mali-400 GPU for a smooth web browsing experience. It features a 10-point multi-touch LED-backlit display with 1024 x 600 (170 points-per-inch) resolution and 140-degree wide viewing angle, and its
350-nit brightness means images remain clear, even outdoors. MeMO Pad™ also features ASUS SonicMaster audio and MaxxAudio for high-quality sound.

ASUS MeMO Pad™ has up to 16GB internal storage, which can be supplemented by up to 32GB via the microSD card slot. A suite of ASUS applications are also pre-installed, including SuperNote Lite, BuddyBuzz, ASUS WebStorage, ASUS Studio and WebStorage Office for enhanced productivity.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

ASUS MeMO Pad will be available from 14 January 2013 in selected markets from authorized ASUS resellers. Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information

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