Asus has launched Fonepad 8 tablet with Wi-Fi and 3G support for Rs. 13,999. This is a dual SIM tablet powered by Intel quad core processor and it’s running Android KitKat over an 8 inch screen.

Asus Fonepad 8 as the same suggest is with an 8 inch screen (IPS, LED backlight) supporting 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution with 10 point multi touch. There are dual Micro SIM slots with dual standby mode. Users can use the tablet for voice calling and 3G (42Mbps).

Fonepad 8 model no FE380CG-1A071A is powered by Intel ATOM Z3530 64 bit quad core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. Android 4.4 runs out of the box with 2GB DDR3 RAM and 16GB internal storage (ROM). The tab also comes with a micro SD slot that supports 64GB cards.

Asus fonepad 8 with 3G support launched in India

There is an auto focus camera on the rear with a 5 megapixels resolution but without LED flash support and a front camera too of 2 megapixels resolution. Rear camera can shoot 720p videos. Key features are Wi-Fi (b/g/n), 3G with voice calling, 2G, Miracast, GPS GLONASS + A-GPS and Bluetooth 4.0. There is light, proximity, magnetic and hall sensor.

Tablet weight is 310 grams and it is 8.9mm thick. The battery mAh is not known but as per the company it will give about 12 hours of continuous usage or 21 hours talk time on 3G / 600 hours 3G standby on a full charge.

Asus FonePad 8 FE380CG – 1A071A tablet is available on Flipkart for Rs. 13,999.

By Rajeev Rana

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