Company ASUS recently released new tablet PC Fonepad 7 FE171CG with 2-cores processor Intel Atom Z2520 with Hyper-Threading technology ( it can work as 4 virtual processors, performing different instruction on different modules of cores ), working with frequency up to 1.2 GHz, good ( for tablet PCs ) cameras and OS Android 4.4. In it following are built in : 7″ multitouch TFT IPS screen with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution and 170 PPI density; PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphical core; 1 or 2 GB of RAM ( depending on modification ); 8 or 16 GB of built-in memory with ability to store files on ASUS Webstorage Space remote cloud servers with 5 GB of free space and 11 more for first year of use; there is also ability to use Micro SD flash memory cards with 64 GB max capacity ( 128 GB are, probably, also supported ); and 2 Micro SIM cards slots. Tablet can be used as phone with support of 2G ( GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 ) and 3G networks, without 4G LTE support; it has satellite navigation systems GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS and acceleration and gravity sensor.
ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG has 2 good cameras for mobile devices : 8 MP main one with autofocusing and Full HD 1080p video recording support or 5 MP ( depending on modification ) and 2 MP frontal one; device supports wireless Wi-Fi ( 802.11 b/g/n, Miracast and DLNA ) and Bluetooth 4.0 connections for remote data transfers and communications with other devices, without NFC support. On external panels of device following can be found : Micro USB port for connection to computer, Li-pol battery charging and external devices connection via OTG cable; 1/8″ mini-jack headset connector; memory cards slot; microphone and speaker. Battery charge is 15 W-h, it is enough for 11.5 hours of intensive work or 34 hours of speaking; device’s body is made from plastic; its sizes are 110.6 ( height ) x 196 ( width ) x 7.9 ( depth ) mm and mass is 280 g; tablet is supplied in 4 color variants : black, white, gold and red.
Package contains : ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG tablet PC itself, USB cable, recharger, warranty card and user’s guide. All in all, tablet is good, with powerful system, good cameras for portable devices, IPS screen, ability to be used as phone and Intel Atom processor, allowing to setup Windows OS on it. Wherein there is need to note, that for smaller sum there is ability to buy 8″ IPS tablets with systems with the same performance, but without advanced cameras.