Asus FonePad now on pre-order in Taiwan

Asus has started taking pre-orders for its first Intel powered tablet – FonePad in Taiwan. The tablet, which was announced at Mobile World Congress last month, will go on sale at the end of March.Asus-fonepad-front

Asus FonePad runs on Android 4.1 and comes with 3G connectivity as well as voice-calling support. The tablet is being sold at NT $8,900 ($302) for the 16GB model.  Asus has also partnered with Chunghwa Telecom to sell the FonePad on contract. The telco will be subsidizing the tablet and retailing it for free with a two-year contract with monthly plans beginning NT $1,343 ($45.07).

According to Asus, the FonePad will be available at Tsann Kuen Enterprise Co, E-Life Mall Corp, Sunfair Computer Co retail stores as well as Yahoo & PChome online stores.

To remind you, Asus FonePad features a 7-inch 1280x800p display, Intel Atom Z2420 processor, 3MP rear camera, and 1.2MP front camera.

Asus FonePad key features

  • 7-inch IPS display with1280x800p resolution
  • 1.2 GHz Intel Atom Z2420 processor
  • Android 4.1
  • 3MP rear camera
  • 1.2MP front camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8/16 GB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS
  • 4270 mAh battery
  • SonicMaster audio technology
  • Dual microphones for noise cancellation and echo suppression
  • To be sold in Titanium gray and Champagne gold colours


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