Tablet for Kids Alert: Get the New Asus MeMO Pad 7 for Only $US149, $US50 Cheaper than Nexus 7
Asus, maker of the hit Android tablet Nexus 7, has officially rolled out its answer to the Google signature tablet – the 7-inch Asus MeMO Pad 7 that retails for only $US149.Asus

The updated version of Asus Memo Pad 7 - Memo Pad 7 HD - will be launched at the Computex conference next week, says new report.

The report came amid speculations that the Taiwanese electronics major would come out with the successor of its Memo Pad 7.

According to a report by the Philippino blog Yugatech, the tablet will make its debut at the Computex conference along with other rumoured devices of Asus.

Memo Pad 7 HD is expected to sport an HD 7-inch IPS LCD display with pixels resolution of 1280×720 and 210 pixels per inch density. It is likely to be powered by 1.6GHz quad-core processor and run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. The processor of the tablet is yet to be known, but it is said that the tablet is likely to pack MediaTek processor to keep the cost of the device low.

Other stipulated features of the tablet include 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory and WIFI 802.11 b/g/n support. The tablet is expected to come in black, white, blue, pink and yellow colour variants and rumoured to carry a price tag of $169.

The original version of Memo Pad 7 sports a 7-inch, 1024x600 pixel resolution screen at 169 pixels per inch and is powered by a 1GHz VIA WM8950 CPU. Asus made its entry into the budget tablet market with Memo Pad 7. The tablet runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and packs 1GB RAM with internal memory of 512MB which is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. It hosts 1-megapixel front facing camera backed by a Li-polymer Battery.