The new Asus Fonepad 7 FE170CG is the latest version of the 7-inch Android device with full 3G telephony function from Asus. It is powered by an Intel Atom dual-core processor 1.2 GHz with hyper-threading technology. It features a narrower bezel design and a larger viewing area than its predecessor the Fonepad 7 Dual SIM ME175CG. With 11 cm width, it can be easily held with one hand.
The Fonepad 7 FE170CG is priced at Php 5995 and available in colors black, red, white and blue. Its availability starts on May 23 in all authorized ASUS telco and computer shops nationwide.
Other features of the Asus Fonepad 7 FE1700CG include the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (4.4 KitKat upgradable) OS and an incredible 10-hour battery life.
The 1020 x 600 display provides vivid, clear visuals while high quality audio is provided by a front speaker with ASUS SonicMaster technology.
Built-in 3G with HSPA+ mobile data come with download speeds up to 42Mbit/s and uploads of 5.76Mbit/s for a seamless web browsing. With full 3G telephony support across GSM and WCDMA bands, Fonepad 7 can also be used for voice calls using the built-in noise-cancelling digital microphone or an optional Bluetooth headset.
Fonepad 7 has a rear-facing 2-megapixel camera capable of taking 1600 x 1200 resolution images and 720p video recording at up to 30 frames per second (fps).
The front facing 0.3-megapixel camera allows for video chats and VGA video recording at 30fps. Both cameras feature f/2.8 aperture lenses.
For the selfie addicts out there, the Fonepad 7 features a Selfie Mode that automatically starts a countdown and takes a shot once it detects a preset number of faces in the frame, as well as Time Rewind mode which takes a series of burst shots so the user can choose the best images from the set.
Be amazed by ASUS ZenUI
Similar to other Android devices, Asus also introduced its own flavor of UI for the Android system. The Fonepad 7 features the exclusive ASUS ZenUI mobile device interface. It features more than 200 software tweaks over previous ASUS interfaces and sports a new visual design with modern “flat” icons, customizable vivid color themes that match the device color, animations, new ringtones and notification sounds. The layout is also clean to clearly present information.
ASUS ZenUI also includes two features “What’s Next” and “Do It Later”, which are designed to free users from actively having to manage the multitude of information they are confronted with daily, thus enabling them to be more productive.
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