Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has announced the launch of a new Fonepad-series tablet in the Indian market. The new Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG has been priced at INR 13,999 and is now available via Flipkart and Asus experience stores in Black and Gold colour options.
“Redefining the user experience of calling tablets category, we are elated to bring our 8 inch Fonepad 8 to the country. The device features next generation interface ‘ASUS ZenUI’ improves on your smart device experience, giving you a brand new user interface that features over 1000 upgrades and enhancements over the standard Android operating system. Our Fonepad series have constantly introduced widely accepted innovation and all the necessary functionality; which has been loved by all our users. This encourages us to go beyond the regular and deliver incredible,” said Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Manager, System Business Group, ASUS India.
Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG features an 8-inch 1280x800p IPS display, 1.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3560 processor, Android 4.4 and 2GB of RAM. The tablet also comes with 3G connectivity, dual-SIM support, 4000 mAh battery, 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot. In addition, Asus has included 5MP rear camera and 2MP front shooter in the tablet.
Given the lack of many good 3G Android tablets in the sub-INR 15K price-bracket, Asus Fonepad 8 will have little completion and it actually seems like a good option for the given price-tag.