Anuradha ShettyFeb 27, 2013 17:36:32 IST
Asus today launched its MeMO Pad in India for Rs 9,999. Venturing in the Rs 5,000 to Rs10,000 tablet market with the best-in-class features, the 7-inch ASUS MeMO Pad is the company’s first tablet in the segment. The Asus MeMO Pad can be picked in three colors – Sugar White, Titanium Gray and Cherry Pink.
The Asus MeMO Pad features Android 4.1 and offers full support for Google Play, allowing users to choose from over 750,000 apps and games, browse the world's largest eBookstore, search millions of songs, watch thousands of the latest and greatest movies and TV shows and even flip through their favourite magazines. The Asus MeMO Pad is powered by a 1GHz VIA WM8950 CPU and a Mali-400 GPU. It features a 10-point multi-touch LED-backlit display, 140-degree wide viewing angles and thanks to its 350-nit brightness, the images remain clear even outdoors. MeMO Pad also features Asus SonicMaster audio and MaxxAudio for high-quality sound. The Asus MeMO Pad has a battery life of 7 hours and is fuelled by a 4270 mAh battery.
Asus MeMO Pad was introduced last month to mobile consumers
Here's a quick look at the specifications of the MeMO Pad:
- 7-inch, LED-backlit display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels
- Wi-Fi capabilities
- 1MP back-illuminated sensor, f/2.0, with 720p HD video capture at 30fps
- 8GB or 16GB storage + expandable memory up to 32GB
“After offering various mid & high end products in the Indian market with innovative technologies, we believe it’s time to bring the same grandeur to the low end market. We are pleased to announce the launch of the ASUS MeMO Pad that gives you the mobility to stay connected in today’s socially connected environment. With an ultra-light, minimalistic and anti-slip design, the MeMO Pad will not only help you to keep in touch with friends, but will also fulfill all your entertainment requirements- and all this at the irresistible price of Rs.9.999/- only,” affirmed Mr. Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Manager, System Business Group, ASUS India.
MeMO stands for "My Mobile. My Moment" and reflects the position of Asus MeMO Pad as a tablet for people on-the-go. The Asus MeMO Pad weighs just 358 g and measures 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm.
The tablet has up to 7 hours of battery life for all-day computing. Its front facing HD camera can take HD videos (720p) with up to 30 frames per second and the ƒ/2.0 aperture captures more light, providing better image quality with more accurate colours and enhanced video calls.
Along with the Tablet, Asus has bundled functional Apps like "Asus WebStorage" with 5GB online Lifetime Space and "Asus Webstorage Office" to empower users to view, create, edit and share Microsoft Office documents on the mobile device. Enhancing the Sound experience, the ME172V also has "SonicMaster" Audio Technology with Audio Wizard, which is equipped with award winning Maxx Audio to deliver precise and crystal sound effects. It eases multimedia, creativity and entertainment on the go with Asus Studio [Manage, edit, and tag photos], SuperNote Lite [Read, type, and scribble anytime and anywhere] and MyPainter [Creativity to record exciting moments].
Asus MeMO Pad ME172V offers fun on the run and helps in connecting with friends with social applications including Floating App with Multi-tasking, Browser, Video, Sticky Memo, Stopwatch, Countdown and BuddyBuzz. In addition, the ASUS Cloud Experience is Super Convenient to sync data and edit files online.
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