ASUS prepares 7-inch MeMo Pad budget tablet
The tablet market will soon get a new budget offering courtesy of ASUS. The novelty will be known as MeMo Pad and will come with a 7-inch sensor display at 1024 x 600 pixels – the first MeMo Pad tablets will appear by the end of January 2013.
Inside the ASUS MeMo Pad is based on a 1 GHz VIA WM8950 processor with built-in Mali 400 graphics. The tablet will also offer 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB or 16 GB of internal storage (plus additional 5 GB in the ASUS WebStorage cloud service), a microSD card slot for expansion (support for cards with up to 32 GB of capacity), a front 1 MP camera with 720p video recording, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Micro-USB port, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a 4270 mAh battery that should be able to power the device for up to 7 hours.
The ASUS MeMo Pad will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and will be available in three distinct colors—Sugar White, Titanium Gray and Cherry Pink. The tablet will sell for USD 149 and will offer some pre-installed ASUS applications among which ASUS Studio, ASUS WebStorage and others.