Asus Memo Pad goes on sale in Singapore for S$249

Asus has launched its 7-inch Memo Pad tablet in Singapore. This Android 4.1-powered tablet is now available in the country for S$249, making it one of most affordable Jelly Bean tablets in the country.

Asus Memo Pad looks a lot like Nexus 7, but specifications are quite different. The Memo pad packs a 7-inch 1024x600p display, 8GB internal storage with micrSD card slot, 1GHz VIA WM8950 processor and 1GB RAM. The tablet also comes with 1MP front camera, 4270 mAh battery and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Asus Memo Pad will be competing with Acer’s similarly featured Iconia B1 tablet, which is already available in the country for S$199.

The tablet is being sold in Sugar White, Titanium Gray and Cherry Pink colours.

In related news, Asus has also launched its 10-inch Memo Pad Smart tablet for $299. It is already on sale in Thailand and couple of European country. There is still no word on broader availability.