(MENAFN - Arab News) Asus has announced the fonepad 7 (fe170cg) the latest version of the 7-inch android device with full 3g telephony functionality.
the fonepad 7 comes in a range of colors and is powered by an intel atom multi-core processor 1.2ghz with intel hyper-threading technology.
it is narrower than its predecessor with an 11 cm width so it can be easily held in one hand. a narrow bezel design provides users with a larger viewing area on which to experience the brand new zenui interface.
this android 4.3 jelly bean (4.4 kitkat upgradable) tablet gives smooth multi-tasking performance and a 10-hour battery life. the 1024 x 600 display provides vivid clear visuals while high quality audio is provided by a front speaker with asus sonicmaster technology.
built-in 3g with hspa mobile data with download speeds up to 42mbit/s and uploads of 5.76mbit/s mean fonepad 7 is an always-connected device for seamless web browsing. with full 3g telephony support across gsm and wcdma bands fonepad 7 can also be used for voice calls using the built-in noise-cancelling digital microphone or an optional bluetooth headset.
fonepad 7 has a rear-facing 2-megapixel camera capable of taking 1600 x 1200 resolution images and 720p video recording at up to 30 frames per second (fps). the front facing 0.3-megapixel camera allows for video chats and vga video recording at 30fps. both cameras feature f/2.8 aperture lenses.
improved camera software features a selfie mode that automatically starts a countdown and takes a shot once it detects a preset number of faces in the frame as well as time rewind mode which takes a series of burst shots.
weighing just 290g and measuring 192 x 110 x 10.7mm fonepad 7 is narrow and light enough to comfortably fit in a user's palm.