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Asus Fonepad 8 voice calling tablet launched in India, priced at Rs 13,999: Specifications and features

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Asus has launched a new tablet in India called the Fonepad 8 (FE380CG). The tablet is priced at Rs 13,999 and will be available on Asus exclusive stores as well as Flipkart. Also Read - Asus launches new Xbox controller that has an OLED screen

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The Fonepad 8 was first unveiled at Computex in June last year, alongside the Fonepad 7 tablet. The tablet supports voice calling and 3G via a SIM card. As far as specifications are concerned, the Fonepad 8 flaunts an 8-inch HD (1280×800 pixels) IPS display with anti-fingerprint coating and is powered by an Intel Atom Z3530 quad-core processor clocked at 1.33GHz and paired with PowerVR G6430 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Also Read - CES 2023: Asus launches new Strix Scar, Zephyrus, Flow series laptops, check details

The tablet also features 16GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card, 5-megapixel rear camera with 1080p video recording, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 4,000mAh battery.

As mentioned above, the tablet features dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, voice calling, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and on the software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under Zen UI.

At this price point, the Fonepad 8 will be up against the likes of the Lenovo A8 tablet, and the Micromax Canvas P666 tablet among others.

Features

Asus Fonepad 8

Lenovo A8 tablet

Micromax Canvas P666

Display

8-inch HD 8-inch HD 8-inch HD

Processor

1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3530 quad-core 1.3GHz MTK 8382 quad-core 1.2GHz Intel Atom

RAM

2GB 1GB 1GB

Storage

16GB expandable 16GB 8GB

Rear Camera

5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel

Front Camera

2-megapixel 2-megapixel 2-megapixel

Battery

4,000mAh 4,200mAh 4,400mAh

Voice Calling

Yes Yes Yes

Android OS

4.4 KitKat 4.2 Jelly Bean 4.4.2 KitKat

Price

Rs 13,999 Rs 12,999 Rs 11,399
  • Published Date: January 20, 2015 12:05 PM IST
  • Updated Date: January 20, 2015 2:52 PM IST
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