ASUS Launches MeMO Pad™ HD 7
Affordable, compact and stylish 7-inch tablet features responsive quad-core processing power and a high-resolution 1280 x 800 IPS display for brilliant images
TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - ASUS today announced the launch of the MeMO Pad™ HD 7. The MeMO Pad™ HD 7 is a 7-inch Android tablet with a responsive quad-core processor, vivid 1280 x 800 multi-touch IPS display, and 1.2-megapixel front-facing and 5-megapixel rear-facing HD cameras for taking photos, recording memorable moments or video chatting with friends and family. ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 is 10.8mm thin and weighs just 302g, which makes it the perfect traveling companion with up to 10-hours2 of battery life. ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 is available in four exciting and vibrant colors.
ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 — the affordable tablet choice for mobile entertainment
Designed as an affordable tablet for those on-the-go, ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 has a powerful quad-core processor and 1GB RAM for a smooth gameplay, social networking and web browsing experience. The 7-inch multi-touch HD display features an impressive 1280 x 800 resolution for crisp text and images, and IPS technology for accurate, vibrant colors with a wide 170-degree wide viewing angle for sharing images with friends or family.
Courtesy of ASUS SonicMaster technology, the MeMO Pad™ HD 7 features high-quality dual speakers that bring games, music and HD videos to life. The unit ships with a generous 16GB of storage and a MicroSD card slot for adding up to 32GB more to save or share your favorite photos, music and videos. ASUS WebStorage provides 16GB of cloud based storage free for one year. Together with the ASUS WebStorage Office, users can view, create, edit and share Microsoft Office documents online.
The MeMO Pad™ HD 7 also features fast 802.11N wireless speeds along with Miracast™ wireless technology that enables seamless displaying of digital content between supported devices without cables or a network connection. Models are available in four exciting colors — blue, white, pink, and green.
ASUS MeMO Pad™ accessories
ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 has an optional protective TransCover with microfiber interior. ASUS TransCover features a flexible folding design to prop the tablet at the perfect angles for watching video or typing with the on-screen keyboard. TransCover is available in blue, pink, white and black for the MeMO Pad™ HD 7.
The Persona Cover for the MeMO Pad™ HD 7 is also available. Available in black, pink and green, this is a custom-fit case that protects the tablet from everyday bumps and scrapes.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7 will be available in Canada on August 12th at, BestBuy, Future Shop, Staples and local retail stores. The MeMO Pad™ HD 7 has an MSRP of CAD$159. 1
ASUS MeMO Pad™ HD 7
• 1.2Ghz Quad-Core processor
• 7-inch HD 1280 x 800 multi-touch IPS display
• 16GB Storage
• Digital 5-megapixel rear and 1.2-megapixel front camera
• Stereo speakers with SonicMaster technology
• 1 x microUSB 2.0 port, 1 x micro SDHC media reader
• Bluetooth 4.0 and Built-in wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n)
• Miracast™ Certified Wireless Display Technology
• Up to 10 hours battery life 2
1 Specifications and product availability are all subject to change
without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual
performance may vary depending on applications, usage, conditions and
2 Battery life measured with 720p HD video playback, 100 nits brightness and default volume with headphones
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world's best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.
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Tammy Lin, ASUS Computer International (USA)