When news about Asus Eee Pad MeMO 171 came into the tech world it very quickly became the centre of attraction. The unique design and features of the device made quite some heads turn. The first question that came up in the gadget world was whether this is a tablet itself or a super sized smart phone like the Samsung Galaxy Note. Now there is some official word from the company and they have started a special landing page for the device. The page lists some of the specifications and other features of the gadget.
Features and specifications of Asus EeePad Memo171
Super IPS+ display (LED backlit)
1280 x 800 pixels
Gorilla glass covering
5 mega pixels
1.3 mega pixels
USB 2.0 with micro USB connector
Android HoneyComb OS
MeMO 171 marketing tag line is “A Pad you need is also a Phone indeed”. This is exactly what the tablet is all about. Majority of the users who has a tablet and a smart phone have faced the difficulty of carrying both the devices at the same time. Even if they decide to avoid the phone and use a tablet with voice support the design and build of the tablet can get in the way. Asus MeMO 171 however negates all this problems and offers a very smart solution for incorporating the functionalities of a tablet and a smart phone.
The tablet itself has a small form factor and it has a screen size of just 7 inches. The screen is LED backlit Super IPS+ type with Gorilla glass protection. It packs in a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. This much resolution in a 7 inch screen increases the effective number of pixels per inch hence the users can enjoy high quality visuals in this screen. This tablet is expected to come bundled along with MeMIC Bluetooth headset that will help the user make phone calls, listen to media and read messages.
Asus Eee Pad MeMO 171 is expected to be priced about Rs. 30,000/-.