Taiwan headquartered company Asus, has introduced, a new voice calling tablet under the Fonepad series. Code named Fonepad 7 (FE375CL) come with the latest Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box. It comes with 7-inch HD display with a voice calling capabilities, Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM, 4G connectivity, dual front-facing speakers with SonicMaster technology.
In an ordinary comparison with Cupertino's Apple iPad Mini, as per specs, we came to know that Fonepad 7 stays ahead of the iPad Mini. The reason behind this verdict is, iPad Mini has no retina display, also comes with a low screen resolution of 162 ppi. Moreover, it is equipped with an old A5 chipset, processor with just 512MB RAM, which isn't as robust as the one in the fourth-generation devices. Adding to that it doesn't have default USB connectivity and memory card slots for the expansion option. Comparatively, iPad Mini is more expensive for this specs, which offer unmatchable quality of an Apple device.
What makes Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL) stays ahead of the Apple iPad Mini? Check it out in the sliders below:
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Display
It sports a 7-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels, along with 10 finger multi-touch and Anti-fingerprint coating
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Processor
It is clocked at 1.3 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3530 processor with PowerVR Series 6 and G6430 GPU along side 2GB RAM.
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Better Storage Capacity
It supports 8GB / 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD card slot
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Camera Option
It features a 5MP rear camera with 1080p Full HD video recording, 2MP front-facing camera with 720p Video Recording.
Software and Connectivity
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Better Software and Connectivity option
It comes with latest Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with Zen UI, and supports 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS.
Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL): Better Battery life
This tablet is powered by a 3,950mAh battery with up to 12 hours of battery life
Coming in Black and White variants, the Asus Fonepad 7 (FE375CL) is priced at NT$ 7,990 (approx Rs. 15,700) and it is released first in Taiwan. There are no official information about the global roll out of this tablet and we are expecting more details in the upcoming days.