ASUS Unveils US$149 MeMO Pad

ASUS Unveils US$149 MeMO Pad

 Image source: ASUS

We saw that coming - an entry-level 7-inch tablet by ASUS. The Taiwanese company just announced the 7-inch tablet, the MeMO Pad which will be available in selected markets starting this month. Here's the list of its specs:

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • VIA WM8950 1GHz processor with Mali-400 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 7-inch LED-backlit display / 1024 x 600 pixels
  • 1MP BSI front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 720p video recording at 30fps
  • 8GB or 16GB internal storage
  • microSD card support up to 32GB
  • 5GB free ASUS WebStorage
  • 4270mAh battery
  • 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm
  • 370g

ASUS is not the only manufacturer to launch affordable 7-inch tablets. Acer announced its entry-level 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet, the Iconia B1-A71 last week at CES 2013. Similar to the MeMO Pad, the Acer tablet is targeted at consumers looking for an affordable tablet. Let's see how the ASUS MeMo Pad fares against the Acer Iconia B1-A71, Amazon Kindle Fire and Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite: -

Specifications Acer Iconia B1-A71 ASUS MeMO Pad Amazon Kindle Fire Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite
Operating System
  • Android Jelly Bean
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Google Android 4.0.3
  • Google Android 4.0.3
  • MediaTek dual-core 1.2GHz
  • VIA WM8950 1GHz
  • TI OMAP4460 dual-core 1.2GHz
  • Single-core 1.2GHz
Built-in Memory
  • 512MB RAM
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB RAM
  • 7-inch display / 1024 x 600 pixels
  • 7-inch back-lit / 1024 x 600 pixels
  • 7-inch IPS LCD / 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 7-inch IPS LCD / 1024 x 600 pixels
  • 0.3-megapixel front camera
  • 1-megapixel front camera
  • HD camera front-facing
  • 3.2-megapixel rear camera
  • 0.3-megapixel front camera
  • 2710mAh
  • 4270mAh
  • 4440mAh
  • 4100mAh
  • 8GB
    (microSD support up to 32GB)
  • 16GB/32GB
    (microSD support up to 32GB)
  • 16GB/32GB
  • 8GB
    (microSD support up to 32GB)
  • 197.4 x 128.5 x 11.3mm
  • 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm
  • 193 x 137 x 10.3mm
  • 192 x 120 x 11mm
  • 320g
  • 370g
  • 395g
  • 370g
  • Below US$150
  • US$149 (8GB)
  • TBC (16GB)
  • US$199 (16GB)
  • US$249 (32GB)
  • S$328 (estimated US$267)

Source: Android Central

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