Asus MeMO Pad unveiled, packs 1GHz VIA CPU,7″ (1024×600) and JellyBean, all for $150

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Asus MeMO Pad Jellybean tablet

Maybe not all of you remember the first generation of MeMO Pad by Asus which soon after Google took it under its wings and rebranded it into a Nexus device, plus some slight adjustments, it became the best-selling 7 inch tablet in 2012. Rumors about a new generation of MeMO Pads have started right after a first appearance in public (GLBenchmark website) at the end of the first quarter of 2012. Since then we’ve seen more evidence from a Russian retailer which also spilled the approximate selling price.

During CES 2013, Asus exhibited the new 7 inch low-budget tablet and finally a few minutes ago Taiwanese manufacturer has officially announced the MeMO Pad ME172V. It packs a 170 ppi 7 inch LED-backlit display with a surprising 1024×600 resolution, powered by a new on this branch 1GHz VIA WM8950 CPU, a Mali-400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Asus MeMO Pad comes in 8/16 GB internal memory storage expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. It also packs a 1MP  720p front-facing camera, 4270 mAh battery, JellyBean OS and some pre-installed ASUS applications; SuperNote Lite; ASUS WebStorage; ASUS WebStorage Online Office; ASUS Studio; BuddyBuzz; MyPainter; MyBitCast.

Asus MeMO Pad is available starting this month on emerging markets (later in the US as well) for $149 in three colors: Sugar White, Titanium Gray and Cherry Pink.

 

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