Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG Tablet


Rs. 11000.00 (approx)
 

Quick Specs:


 INTRODUCTION:

Asus Fone pad comes with another similar tablet with a 7-inch display which runs n dual-core processor and has a camera of 8/5MP primary and 2MP secondary camera. Let's check the details of the device.

DESIGN:

Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG Tablet is a tablet with a 7-inch display which looks absolutely gorgeous with its colorful back panels. It just looks like a large phone and may be called as a Tablet. The device is very thin and light weighted. The back panel is rubberized which gives a good support to hold. There is a metal chrome surrounding the panel of the display which adds a little glitter to the smooth finish display. Its bezels are medium sized. On the right side, the Asus FonePad has a volume rocker and power lock button. A micro-USB port and a microphone are located at the top of the device, the 3.5mm audio jack also on the top of the device.

                                                  

The branding comes to the rear side and to the front side. On the front side, branding is on the lower panel. The rear panel is non-removable the microSD slots and the sim card slots are on the left side.  At the rear side, we can see the primary camera. The secondary cam is placed at the left side on the front side of the device. The primary camera is placed at the rear. The stereo speakers are available. The three capacitive buttons on the display. Its dimensions are 196 x 110.6 x 7.9mm and weighs 280grams. It is available in black, white, red and gold colors. The control keys are metallic.

DISPLAY:

                                                                         

The tablet comes with a 7” LCD IPS Panel display with the resolution of 600 x 1024 and resulting a pixel density of ~170PPI, offers an amazing quality of display with good color saturation. It comes with Oleophobic coating for protection. It is a 5 point multi-touch. It has a screen to body ratio of ~63.6%.

FEATURES:  

This is a dual sim tablet. The foundation for the device's performance consists of a dual-core Intel Atom Z2520processor ticking at 1.2Ghz, a PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics chip, and 1/2GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 8/16GB. The storage can be expanded to up to 64GB via the microSD card slot. The tablet packs dual cameras posting a 5MP/8MP primary camera  which captures at 2592 x 1944 pixels/ 3264 x 2448 pixels with autofocus, and a 2MP Front camera with 720p video feature.

                                                                  

It supports Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection. In connectivity terms, it includes features like Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, GPS, 3G, Sim Support and Bluetooth. Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG has a powerful battery of 4000mAh nonremovable battery, which provides a talk time of 11hrs 30mins on 2G and 34hrs on 3G. Accelerometer sensor is available.

PERFORMANCE:

Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG Tablet is a 7-inch tablet which can be used with one hand but limited to some functions. The display feels very reflectable. The tablet allows you to do day to day functions very easily especially if you are a moderate user. It got the latest lollipop version but many have reported that the device has become slow after updating the OS and the battery gets drained faster than before. There is an optimized mode available where you can save the battery life. The optimized mode also contains different levels which give a variation in the battery usage. The device comes with 2GB RAM and in that around 1.1Gb is free on default which is quite enough. The device does not support automatic brightness so it needs to be adjusted most frequently. There is an Easy mode feature which gives you a very user-friendly UI when the mode is activated. The dial pad is stock android one and doesn’t have any video calling facility.

The keyboard is also good.  It scored an Antutu Benchmark score of 19332 which is good. The Nenamark 2 benchmark score is 60.1fps. The games played pretty well like subway surfers and temple Run which are some of the graphic intense games. The camera and video quality are ok. The audio speakers are very good with front facing design. The camera is very good comparing with other tabs.

VERDICT:

Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG can be considered one of the best tabs at an affordable piece range. It got the perfect standard. But when upgraded to the newer android version we noticed that the device has become laggy. It is available at a price range of Rs 11000/-

Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG Tablet GB Full Specifications

General
Brand Asus
Model Name Asus FonePad 7 FE171CG Tablet
Model ID FonePad 7 FE171CG
Release Date June, 2015
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Body
Weight 280 g
Dimentions 196 x 110.6 x 7.9 mm (7.72 x 4.35 x 0.31 in)
Network
2G Network EDGE/GSM : 850/900/1800/1900,
3G Network WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100
4G Network No
SIM 2 x Micro-SIM
Display
Type IPS Panel
Size 7" LED Backlight WSVGA (1024x600) Screen
Screen Protection Anti-fingerprint coating
Touch Yes, Multi-touch Support
Sound
Speakers Yes, High Quality Speaker
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation NA
Mic Yes
Camera
Primary 8 MP Rear Camera ( 1080p Video Recording ) with Au
Secondary 2 MP Front Camera ( 720p Video Recording )
Video 1080p@30fps
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN WLAN802.11 b/g/n/, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth V4.0
NFC
Infrared No
USB microUSB v2.0
Speed DC-HSPA+ UL:5.76 Mbps/DL:42 Mbps
Memory
Internal Storage 8/16 GB,1/2GB RAM
External Storage microSD, up to 64 GB
Memory Slot Yes
Features
Chipset Intel® Atom™ Multi-Core Z2520
CPU Multi-Core Processor up to 1.2 GHz
Graphics PowerVR SGX544MP2
Sensors G-Sensor
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Radio No
GPS GPS, GLONASS & AGPS
Java No
Others
Battery
Battery 11.5 hours battery life; 15 Wh Li-polymer Battery
Talk Time 34 hours(3G)
Standby Time N/A
Colors
Colours Black, White, Gold, Red
Warranty
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty and 6 months warranty

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