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[IFA 2013] Asus announces four new tablets

Asus has also announced a ton of new devices - a number of Android-powered tablet and phablets at IFA 2013, Berlin. Asus did not announced smartphone but the new Tranformer Pad, MeMO Pad 10, MeMO Pad 8 and Fonepad 7.

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T

The new Transformer Pad has dropped the "Infinity" naming, it is a Nvidia Tegra 4 powered device - 1.9 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU and 72-core GeForce GPU. The tablet has a 10.1" IGZO-TFT IPS display with 2560 x 1600 resolution similar to the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition). The display comes with manual colour control too (white balance and saturation).

The Transformer Pad TF701T has metal body measures at 8.9 mm thich and weighs 585 g. The tablet has 5 MP rear camera with 1080p HDR video recording and 1.2 MP front camera. It also features dual speakers with SonicMaster technology. The tablet can output UHD video over a wired HDMI connection or mirror its screen wirelessly thanks to the Miracast protocol. The Mobile dock enables USB 3.0 connectivity. This dock also features a full QWERTY keyboard in the usual Transformer manner and boosts the battery life to a whopping 17 hours (up from 13 hours) (also it adds an SDXC card slot).

Asus MeMO Pad 10 and MeMO Pad 8

Asus has also announced two different screen size MeMO Pad - 10" and 8". Both have a IPS LCD WXGA (1280 x 800 pixels) display and powered by 1.6 GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB of RAM. The tablets are running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Asus MeMO Pad 10
Asus MeMO Pad 8

The MeMO Pad 8 seems to packs some better specs than the MeMO Pad 10, it weighs 350 g which is lighter than MeMO Pad 10's 522 g body. Both tablets have dual speakers with SonicMaster technology too.

The MeMO Pad 8 packs a 5 MP main camera while the MeMO Pad 10 only gets a 2 MP camera at the back. Both can shoot 720p video and have 1.2 MP front camera. The MeMO Pad 8 has 8 GB internal storage but the MeMO Pad 10 has 8/16 GB internal storage. Both come with microSD card slot.

Battery life rated at 9 hours for the MeMO Pad 8 and 9.5 hours for the MeMO Pad 10.

Asus Fonepad 7

The Asus Fonepad 7 is powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor and running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It has a 7" WXGA (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS LCD display.

The Fonepad 7 is measures at 10.5 mm in thickness and weighs 340 g. Just as the MeMO Pad and Transformer Pad, it has dual SonicMaster speakers.

There's a 5 MP camera at the back that can shoot 100 photos in burst and record 1080p video. It has 1.2 MP front camera too. The tablet has 8/16/32 GB internal storage with microSD card slot.

The Asus Fonepad 7 has 3,950 mAh battery and is rated for 35 days standby, 28 hours of 3G talk time or 10 hours video playback.

Stay tuned for more coverage in IFA 2013, Berlin.

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