Asus has officially launched the Fonepad 7 FE170CG 2014 in India for Rs. 8,999. It is a 3G voice calling tablet that also offers HSPA+ data download speeds. The device is already on sale on popular online retailing websites in the country.
The Fonepad 7 FE170CG features a 7 inch wide display that offers 1024 x 600 pixels resolution. The display offers 16 M colors and has got a pixel density of approximately 170 ppi. The capacitive display supports up to 10 fingers multi touch.
The tablet is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor along with 1 GB of RAM. Intel INTEL Clover Trail Plus Z2520 is the chipset used. Fonepad 7 FE170CG comes in 4 GB and 8 GB memory options. It is the 4 GB which is under sale in India now. There is microSD card present for further storage expansion up to 64 GB.
The connectivity options includes Bluetooth v4.0, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, miracast and micro USB port.
The tablet features dual camera. The rear camera features a 2 MP sensor, and can record 720p videos. The front camera is a basic VGA camera. There is no flash in this device.
The 15 WHr battery offers a talk time of up to 10 hours on 2G and up to 619 hours stand by.
Asus have always beaten the competition by offering high end products at lowest possible prices. They have done it in the past and they do it now in India with their range of Zenfones and Fonepads that are already creating waves in the market. The Zenfone 5, which was launched recently witnessed unprecedented demand which led to the stock sell off within first few days, still not back even after weeks.