Asus has revealed two new tablets in their MeMo Pad line, the MeMo Pad 8 and the MeMo Pad 10. Both tablets are focused on providing a powerful and simple user experience without breaking the bank. Both tablets will come touting a quad-core processor running at 1.6GHz, IPS 1280 x 800 resolution displays and a microSD card for storage expansion. As the names suggest, the MeMo Pad 8 has an 8-inch screen, and the MeMo Pad 10 a 10-inch screen. The MeMo Pad 8 has a rear-facing 5MP camera, while the MeMo Pad 10 rocks a 2MP rear camera. Both models have a 1.2MP front-facing camera for quick selfie snapping.
Pricing and availability are still elusive, we’ll keep you updated as that information rolls out.
Press release follows below.
ASUS Announces MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 Tablets
Affordable Android tablets feature vibrant IPS displays with 1280 x 800 resolution, powerful quad-core processors and microSD card slots for expandable storage
Berlin, Germany (4th September, 2013) – ASUS today announced two new affordable Android tablets, the MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10, with an 8-inch and 10-inch screen, respectively. Both tablets feature a 1280 x 800 resolution, a quad-core processor and microSD card storage.
Designed for easy one-handed use, ASUS MeMO PadTM 8 measures just 127mm from side to side and weighs only 350g, yet packs an 8-inch display that gives 30% more screen space than a 7-inch tablet. ASUS MeMO PadTM 10 is equally portable, at just 522g.
Vibrant IPS displays and ASUS SonicMaster-enhanced sound
ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME180A) and MeMO Pad 10 (ME102A) both feature an LED-backlit display with a 1280 x 800 resolution and IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology for a bright and vibrant image, with wide viewing angles and great daylight visibility. High-quality dual speakers with ASUS SonicMaster audio technology give great sound quality, too.
MeMO Pad 8 also features a rear 5-megapixel camera that captures great quality photos, while MeMO Pad 10 features a 2-megapixel rear camera. Both models also capture 720p HD video and have a 1.2-megapixel front camera for video chat.
Powered by 1.6GHz quad-core processors for a perfect balance of multi-tasking performance and energy efficiency, MeMO Pad 8 has up to nine hours battery life with HD video playback and MeMO Pad 10 up to 9.5 hours. MeMO Pad 8 has 8GB of onboard storage, while MeMO Pad 10 has 8GB or 16GB. Both models also feature a microSDXC card slot.
Stylish and practical TriCover protection
ASUS MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 also have an optional protective TriCover case made from durable synthetic materials that protects both the tablet back and screen. Available in three colors, TriCover has a folding cover that props up the screen at a comfortable angle for on-screen typing and watching video.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.