Asus in Malaysia is known for a hybrid of smartphones and tablets. Most recently, the Asus FonePad 8 brings us a tablet-styled device that features all your favourite Asus specs. Coming with a variety of colours along with a multiple loveable specs, there are many things you will love about the Asus FonePad 8. Find out more about the Asus FonePad 8 in Malaysia below.
The Mobile World Congress (a.k.a MWC) 2018, one of the biggest events in the mobile industry has just recently ended last Friday in Barcelona. As we look back at the festivities, MWC this year felt a little underwhelming, probably because Samsung stole the show before the event even officially began with the launch of the Galaxy S9. Nevertheless, the show still had its fair share of highlights that is worth talking about. Hence, below are some of the most notable handsets that were seen last week.
|Release Date in Malaysia|
|Processor frequency||1.33 GHz|
|Processor family||Intel® Atom™|
|Processor cache||2 MB|
|Processor boost frequency||1.33 GHz|
|Conflict Free processor|
|Graphics & IMC lithography||22 nm|
|Processor cache type||L3|
|Processor lithography||22 nm|
|Processor operating modes||64-bit|
|Processor package size||14|
|Supported instruction sets||SSE4.2,SSSE3,SSE2,SSE3,SSE4.1|
|Thermal Monitoring Technologies|
|Processor ARK ID||84072|
|Internal memory||1 GB|
|Display diagonal||20.3 cm (8")|
|Display resolution||1280 x 800 pixels|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Top Wi-Fi standard||IEEE 802.11n|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Internal storage capacity||16 GB|
|Card reader integrated|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||64 GB|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||4.4|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Video recording modes||720p|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||2 MP|
|Battery life (max)||12 h|
|Battery technology||Lithium Polymer (LiPo)|
|Battery capacity (Watt hours)||15.2 Wh|
|Talk time (3G)||21 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
|Device type||Mini tablet|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)|
In terms of build quality, the Asus FonePad 8 is nothing short of extraordinary. Competing with the top tablet brands in the market, the Asus FonePad 8 features Asus’ signature Oleophobic coated casing with a screen size of up to 8.0 inches with full HD display IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and 16M colours. For its size, the FonePad is relatively lightweight at 328g.
The FonePad 8 is one handy tool for organizing your daily activity. Running on the Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), the FonePad 8 is smooth and easy to access. The Intel Atom Z3530 chipset along with a Quad-core 1.33 GHz processor is fast for most processes although user experience may vary with heavy activity such as gaming. Dual-SIM capability also allows for work and play.
For every tablet, storage space is one of the key selling points. The Asus FonePad 8 comes with 16GB internal storage with an external option of microSD card up to 64GB. Options for RAM come at 1 or 2GB. Moving on to the camera, the FonePad 8’s rear camera is a 5MP autofocus shooter while the front is a 2MP camera for your selfie game. Of course you won’t usually buy a tablet for its camera features, but the FonePad 8’s camera does well for basic functions.
Basic features of the FonePad 8 include GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot capabilities along with stereo speakers, MP3/MP4 compatibility. A bunch of sensors that come in handy are the accelerometer, proximity, compass while MMS, Email, Push Mail and IM are suitable for work. As for battery power, the FonePad 8 sports a non-removable Li-Po battery (15.2 Wh) that gives 3G talk time up to 21 hours.
Overall, the FonePad 8 is one hybrid tablet you have to consider. If you love Asus (which we’re guessing you do), then you should take a sneak peek at the Asus FonePad 8. For more variants on Asus or any other brands of tablets and smartphones in Malaysia, check out iprice’s comparison feature. Happy shopping