ASUS FonePad

ASUS FonePad 7 makes way into TV ad

We've had ASUS' next 7-inch phone tablet in our radars for almost a month now, starting with a leaked roadmap that detailed the comapny's future device line up. It seems that ASUS is just about ready to unveil the revamped FonePad 7 and has prepared a video spot showcasing its features.

ASUS next-gen FonePad and MeMO Pad details leak

We had already been seeing details leak about several MeMO and PadFone devices this month, however it looks like another round of ASUS leaks has surfaced. This time around we are seeing details on the MeMO Pad HD 8 and MeMO Pad HD 10 as well as the FonePad HD 7. Anyway, with IFA quickly approaching, that would seem like a good time for ASUS to come forward with some announcements.

ASUS aims to enter the US smartphone market next year

It's no secret the folks from ASUS have been successful in the Android space with the Nexus 7 and Transformer tablet series, but one area they've struggled to gain traction is with smartphones. The company has been busy with their ASUS Padfone and FonePad, but penetrating the already crowded US smartphone market is the next challenge they want to take on.

ASUS Fonepad spec increase brings an Intel Atom Z2460 processor

The ASUS Fonepad tablet has been available for a few weeks now, however it looks like an updated model has already been announced. This newly announced model will see some improvements in terms of the amount of internal storage and the processor. ASUS has said this model will initially be available for those in Taiwan, however similar to the previously existing model, we expect the availability to increase with time.

ASUS Fonepad UK pre-orders now available for £179.99

As we had been expecting, the ASUS Fonepad has come available for those in the UK. The tablet is sporting a 7-inch display and will be available with a handful of retailers to include Carphone Warehouse, Sainsbury's and Amazon. Those considering a purchase should be prepared to shell out £179.99. Keep in mind though, as of today we are talking pre-orders. The actual availability is set for later in the month -- April 26.

ASUS FonePad hits the UK April 26, pre-order Friday for £179.99

The awesome looking ASUS FonePad 7-inch tablet was revealed back at Mobile World Congress in Spain, and ever since then we've been wondering when we can get our own. Mainly because this 7-inch Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablet runs an Intel processor, and doubles as a smartphone at the same time. Yes, you'll still look ridiculous holding something that big to your ear, but today we learned ASUS will offer it at a pretty competitive price.
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