Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 13,999. Though there are no details revealed about the availability of the tablet by the Taiwan based company it is confirmed that the Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) to be exclusively available only on Flipkart and the company’s own stores.
The Fonepad 8 (FE380CG), that got revealed initially at the Computex 2014 is claimed to be Fonepad 8 tablet’s refreshed version running Android 4.4 KitKat along with the Asus ZenUI. The emphasizing factor of the tablet is that it supports both 3G connectivity and voice-calling.
Supporting dual-SIM, the Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) comes with an 8-inch LED IPS screen with 1280×800 pixels resolution. Measuring 12cm across, the new 8-inch Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) has a 5.06mm bezel and a 72.2 per cent screen-to-body ratio. A 64-bit 1.33GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3530 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM powers the tablet. In-built storage is 16GB that could further be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. The tablet also features dual front speakers.
A 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera are available with the tablet. Connectivity options provided are 3G, Micro-USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, 3.5mm audio jack and GPS. The tablet is equipped with a 4000mAh battery and it is claimed by the company to deliver about 12 hours of web browsing or video playback, or about 21 hours of talk time.
The Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) weighing 328 grams are to be available in Gold and Black colours.
When Peter Chang, the Asus India Regional Head, System Business Group, South Asia and Country Manager commenting on the launch notified that the company is bringing in its 8 inch Fonepad 8 to the country in a way to redefine user’s experiences with calling tablets category. He did mention that the device with ‘ASUS ZenUI’ is to improve the experiences with smart devices that are for sure to give brand new user interface featuring 1,000 above enhancements and upgrades than the standard Android OS. With the Fonepad series introducing innovation and necessary functionality constantly that is being loved by all Asus users is said to encourage the company to climb beyond the usual and give the incredible.
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