Asus bulks Android tablet range: Transformer Pad TF701T, FonePad Note 6, Fonepad 7, MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10
Asus has just shown off a huge range of products at IFA 2013 in Berlin - including an onslaught of Android devices. The company has updated practically its entire line-up: everything from the Transformer tablet to the mammoth Fonepad.
Check out all the devices, as well as the specs and image gallery below.
Transformer Pad TF701T
The Transformer Pad TF701T is a 10.1-inch Android tablet, and it features a 2560 x 1600-pixel IPS display and a NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and a 72-core GeForce GPU. The tablet sports a "metallic design" that’s just 8.9mm thick and weighs 585g.
Other specs include a front 1.2-megapixel camera, rear 5-megapixel camera for 1080p Full HD video, speakers with Asus SonicMaster audio technology, a 17-hour batter life and a Mobile Dock with USB 3.0.
FonePad Note 6
The Fonepad Note 6 is a 6-inch Android tablet, and it features a Super IPS+ display with 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, multi-touch and stylus input and built-in HSPA+ 3G for calls and internet. At just 10.3mm thick and weighing 210g, Asus says the Fonepad Note 6 will slip easily into a pocket.
The tablet also offers the new Intel Atom Z2580 processor, rear 8-megapixel, front 1.2-megapixel camera, 16GB or 32GB on-board storage and a microSDHC card slot. The Fonepad Note 6 will come in either black or white colour options and has an optional protective Side Flip Cover.
The new Fonepad 7 is an updated version of the 7-inch Android device, and it features a new "non-slip finish" and faster HSPA+ 3G with up to 42Mbit/s download speeds. The tablet offers the Intel Atom Z2560 processor, a 1280 x 800-pixel resolution display and dual-front speakers with Asus SonicMaster audio.
It's just 10.5mm thick and weighs 340g, but it still sports a front 1.2-megapixel camera, 5-megapixel rear camera with 1080p Full HD video, 3950mAh battery for up to 28 hours of 3G talk time, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB of onboard storage and a microSDHC card slot. There's also an optional protective TriCover.
MeMOPad 8 and MeMO Pad 10
The MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 are two affordable Android tablets with an 8-inch and 10-inch screen, respectively. Both tablets offer a 1280 x 800 resolution, 1.6GHz quad-core processor and microSD card storage, 9-hour batter life, a microSDXC card slot, and an optional protective TriCover.
The MeMO Pad 8 is 127mm from side to side and weighs 350g, while the MeMO Pad 10 is 522g. The MeMO Pad 8 also features a rear 5-megapixel camera, though the MeMO Pad 10 features a 2-megapixel rear camera. Both models support 720p HD video recording and have a 1.2-megapixel front camera. Lastly, the MeMO Pad 8 has 8GB of onboard storage, while MeMO Pad 10 has 8GB or 16GB.
Pricing and availability
Asus says the MeMoPad 8 and 10 are set to be available in the UK as of November 2013. At this time, the company does not have UK pricing and availability details for any of the new Android tablets, but we'll let you know as soon as they are available.