Asus Fonepad tablet
Taiwanese PC maker, Asus today officially launched the Fonepad 7 tablet PC in India.Asus India

Taiwanese tech major Asustek has released an upgraded variant of its flagship calling Fonepad tablet PC in India on Thursday.

Popular online retailer Flipkart has listed the new Asus Tablet variant for sale with a price-tag of ₹17,999.  

The new Asus Fonepad variant sports a 7.0-inch LED Backlight IPS screen with HD 1280x800p resolution display with close to 216 pixels per inch pixel density. It runs on the Android mobile OS v4.1 Jelly Bean powered by a faster 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2460 processor paired with PowerVR SGX540 graphics engine.

The Asus tablet packs 1GB LPDDR2 RAM and 32GB memory which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. Camera wise, the new model packs the same specification - a 3.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus on the rear-side and a 1.2-megapixel secondary camera on the front.

The company's 8GB Asus Fonepad variant which was launched in April is still available in the market with a price-tag of ₹15,999. A noticeable difference in the tablet is that it packs a slightly slower 1.2GHz Intel Z240 processor. 

Key Specifications of Asus Fonepad Include:

Model New Asus Fonepad variant (Single-SIM)
Display 7.0-inch LED Backlight HD IPS display 1280x800p resolution, 10 finger multi-touch screen
OS Android v4.1 OS (Jelly Bean)
Processor Intel Atom Z2460 processor with 1.6GHz CPU speed
GPU PowerVR SX540 graphics engine
Storage capacity 32GB can, additional 32GB  space can be expanded via microSD card  
Camera Main: 3.0-megapixel camera auto-focusFront:1.2-megapixel for video chat
Network 2G & 3G
Add-ons Voice-calling, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB v3.0, Bluetooth v3.0
Battery 4270 mAh, 9 hours video playTalk-time: up to 32 hours

Standby mode: 751 hours

*Price ₹17,599 /-

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