Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG Tablet


Rs. 8184.00 (approx)
 
Rs. 13499.00 (approx)
 

Quick Specs:


 INTRODUCTION:

Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG is a very affordable tablet available in the market. I have made a small review available to you about the performance of this affordable 7inch tablet. Getting into the details…

DESIGN:

Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG looks sleek in design with the front facing speakers. Its bezels are medium sized. The back panel has a smooth matte finish which does not attract any fingerprints or dust. 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, 3.5mm audio jack on the top of the device. The branding comes to the rear side and to the front side no branding is available.

                                                         

The rear panel is nonremovable the micro sd slots and the sim card slot are available. The secondary cam is placed at 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 196.8 x 120 x 10.5 mm and weighs around 328grams. It is available in sapphire black and diamond white.

DISPLAY:

 The tablet comes with a 7” LCD IPS Panel display with the resolution of 800 x 1280 resulting a pixel density of ~216PPI, offers an amazing quality of display with good color saturation. It is a multi-touch capacitive screen. It has a screen to body ratio of ~60.2%.

                                                                            

FEATURES:

This is a voice calling a tablet. The device runs on Android Jelly Bean v4.2 and upgradable to KitKat v 4.4.2 and Lollipop 5.0. It consists of a dual-core Intel Atom Z2560processor ticking at 1.6Ghz, a PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics chip, and 1GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 8/16/32GB. The storage can be expanded to up to 34GB via the microSD card slot. The tablet packs dual cameras posting a 5MP primary camera which captures at 2592 x 1944 pixels with autofocus and records at 1080p@30fps, and a 1.2MP Front camera with 720p video feature.

                                                                     

It supports Geo-tagging. In connectivity terms, it includes features like Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, GPS, 3G, Sim Support and Bluetooth. Asus FonePad 7 has a powerful battery of 3950mAh non-removable battery, which provides a talk time of 10hrs on 2G and 28hrs on 3G, 840hrs of standby time on 3G. Accelerometer, proximity and compass sensor is available.

PERFORMANCE:

The display feels very good and the build quality is also good. The touch is very responsive. The camera also works well. Video calling facility is good. There have been provided OS updates to the tablet which the device is not able to execute properly and have seen many problems. Kitkat version update is supportable but coming to the Lollipop version it’s absorbing quite more RAM space which makes the device a dead piece. It starts hanging and you can observe legs while playing games. Coming to the battery it is also not up to the grade. It is a very cheap device but not even worth to buy.

Of course, it has a very good display but display alone is not satisfying. The UI is stock android and is pretty normal. The call clarity is also good. No droppings are reported. Many games can be played with average graphics. Nothing is very good on this device. It is not a better option to be chosen. Multi-tasking is also quite poor. The overall performance of the device is rated average. But the device has a very good design.

VERDICT:

Well Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG may say to be a very affordable tablet with a very beautiful design and front facing stereo speakers but with poor performance which you may not like it. The display is good and vibrant but with the weak processor.

Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG Tablet GB Full Specifications

General
Brand Asus
Model Name Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG Tablet
Model ID Fonepad 7 ME
Release Date April 2014
OS AndroidTM 4.3
Body
Weight 340 g
Dimentions 199.5 x 120.8 x 11.35 mm
Network
2G Network 2G : EDGE/GSM : 900/1800,
3G Network WCDMA : 900/2100
4G Network NO
SIM Dual Sim
Display
Type IPS Panel
Size 7" LED Backlight WXGA (1280x800) Screen
Screen Protection NA
Touch 10 finger multi-touch support
Sound
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV
Noise Cancellation NA
Mic Yes
Camera
Primary 5 MP Rear Camera ( 1080p Video Recording )
Secondary 1.2 MP Front Camera ( 720p Video Recording )
Video Yes
Features Yes
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN WLAN802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth V4.0
NFC
Infrared No
USB Micro USB v2.0
Speed HSPA+ UL:5.76 Mbps/DL:42 Mbps
Memory
Internal Storage 1 GB RAM,8 GB/16 GB
External Storage 64 GB
Memory Slot Yes
Features
Chipset Intel® Atom™ Z2520
CPU Dual-Core, 1.2 GHz
Graphics NA
Sensors G-Sensor, E-compass, Proximity
Browser Html 5
Messaging NA
Radio No
GPS Yes, GPS, GLONASS & AGPS
Java No
Others High Quality Speaker -1 x 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Headphone / Mic-in)
Battery
Battery 10 hours; 15Wh Li-polymer Battery
Talk Time 30 hrs (3G)
Standby Time 720 hours(3G)
Colors
Colours Gary/White
Warranty
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty and 6 months warranty

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