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Asus Fonepad 7 phablet with dual-SIM for Rs 12,999

ME175CG-480 The 7-inch HD tablet with 3G calling and data is powered by an Intel Atom Z2520 1.2GHz dual core processor
Tech Desk | Posted: April 15, 2014 6:20 pm | Updated: April 17, 2014 10:35 pm

Asus has upgraded its Fonepad 7 phablet with a dual-SIM version aimed specially at emerging markets like India.

The 7-inch HD tablet with 3G calling and data is powered by an Intel Atom  Z2520 1.2GHz dual core processor.

Peter Chang, Regional Head (South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group) ASUS India said the new model comes after the success of the earlier version. “We felt the need for a daul SIM version and also reduced the price point considerably,” he said.

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The Asus Fonepad 7 features a 1280×800 HD IPS display with 178-degree viewing angles. The device has a has a rear camera that can shoot 100 frames in a go in the burst mode.

The phablet also features floating apps that lets users switch between apps without having to close the previous one.

This is the third generation of the Fonepad 7. The first generation launched last year was a 7-inch tablet with phone functions, while the second generation gave it 3G functionality too. The latest model brings in dual-SIM features.

The Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG Dual Sim will be available in India for Rs 12,999.

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