Asus has a habit of teasing its fans with images or teaser trailers before the launch of any big product. The Taiwanese company has now turned its attention to India and has put up an image on its India website which shows the back half of a product and the words, ‘Meet the new family member.’ Also Read - Asus FonePad 7 vs Google Nexus 7(2013) : The battle for the 7-inch tabs
The device in the teaser image sports a golden colored back and a contrasting colored top panel is likely to be the Asus FonePad. Announced at the Mobile World Congress this year, the FonePad is a 7-inch tablet which supports 3G and voice calling. Also Read - Asus FonePad 7 hands-on and first impressions
Talking of specifications, the FonePad sports a 7-inch HD IPS (1280×800 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2420 chipset, PowerVR GC540 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Other features included on the tablet is a 1.2-megapixel front camera that can shoot 720p video, 16 or 32GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In terms of connectivity, the FonePad has a micro-SIM slot, supports 3G and also has voice calling capabilities.
The Asus FonePad is quite similar to the Nexus 7, except that it has voice calling capabilities and going by its international pricing, it is likely to be available in the Rs 15,000-20,000 price range.