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Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG
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Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG Z2560 1.6GHz 16GB 7" 4G 3G Tablet

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Z2560 1.6GHz Android 16GB Dec 2013
Processor Model Processor Clock Speed Operating System Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
7" HD tablet with 3G phone and dual front speakers - Built-in full phone and cellular 3G data function.- High quality 7-inch HD (1280x800) IPS panel with 178 degree view angles.- Intel Atom... More
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14 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both thought that this tablet computer was good. The editor of Hardware.info decided that this Asus tablet computer was good and gave it a "Bronze Award" and Pcfoster.pl gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

This tablet computer has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100 based on thirty-three expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, notebookcheck.net, Chip.de and notebookcheck.biz.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Asus tablet rated it as 84%.

Good Brand

Z2560 processor tablet computers produced by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just Z2560 processor tablet computers) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG concluded that it was good quality. K. Li wrote in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG on Amazon “Very good quality and nice product” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Robust

Several people thought this tablet was well made. Expert review site Techworld.com said in their review “It's tricky to give the Asus Fonepad 7 LTE a solid verdict, because it's a device we think will appeal to only a few” . Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The Power VR SGX544 graphics chip are responsible for the tablet's solid performance bas” in their review. Expert website Yugatech.com wrote “The ASUS Fonepad 7 (ME175CG) is a strong 7-inch tablet offering that packs a good display and build coupled with a very decent set of hardware” in their Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG review.

Good Size

Two customers who purchased the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG considered that it was compact. Technave.com wrote “For those looking for a more compact 7-inch display smartphone or 3G tablet, ASUS have come out with their” .

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Yugatech.com mentioned in their Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG review “The Fonepad 7 was a handy gadget to have around” .

Good Battery Life

One Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG owner who bought this tablet wrote that it had a good battery life. Expert website Yugatech.com said in their Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG review “Its outstanding battery life also made a good partner to my iPhone 5 that easily ge”.

3G Compatible

The FonePad 7 ME175CG is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG are not 3G compatible.

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Fairly Long Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of 10 hours, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has one of the longer maximum battery life amongst Z2560 processor tablet computers of this age. The shortest maximum battery life of Z2560 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG is 7.5h, the longest is 12h, and the average maximum battery life is 9.2h.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of tablets of this age and spec is 15GB, and the total storage capacities range from 8GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the FonePad 7 ME175CG.

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DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has an LPDDR2-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on tablet computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Light

The FonePad 7 ME175CG is one of the lighter tablets that have been on the market for more than two years (only 328 grams) amongst Z2560 processor tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG the weights range from 260g to 1.2kg, and the average weight is 450g.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG reviewer who bought this tablet reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. M. Rafati mentioned in their Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG review “Poor tablet!Screen is very reflective, poor audio (speaker is mono” .

Inferior Webcam

One customer who bought it thought it was not good for making skype calls. M. Rafati gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100 and mentioned “Problem with Skype and Viber” in their review.

Poor Design

One Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG owner who reviewed this tablet thought it was not good looking. Two years ago expert review site Nothingwired.com mentioned “It did arrive pretty late in the Indian market” in their Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG review and gave the product a rating of 2 stars.

Poor Support

One Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG owner who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. K. Li wrote “The second issue is the instruction is not in English I think it is German although I did managed to setup the tablet” in their review of this tablet but they gave the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG a score of 80 out of 100.

Not 4G Compatible

Most Z2560 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG are not 4G compatible. The FonePad 7 ME175CG is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 7 inches, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the FonePad 7 ME175CG. Similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the FonePad 7 ME175CG have screen sizes of between 7" and 11", and the average screen size is 8.1".

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG of only 100 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest amongst tablets that have been on the market for more than two years. Tablets that are a comparable age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG have display brightness of between 100 cd/m² and 500 cd/m².

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 800 megahertz, the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the FonePad 7 ME175CG. The average memory clock speed of tablets that were launched around the same time as the FonePad 7 ME175CG is 1,000MHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Z2560 processor tablet was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The FonePad 7 ME175CG has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the FonePad 7 ME175CG.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has a fairly standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the FonePad 7 ME175CG.

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Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other 20 tablets of a comparable type and age to the FonePad 7 ME175CG that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the FonePad 7 ME175CG has two processor cores which is average.

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Specification

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Storage
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Memory Card
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Display
Screen Size
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
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Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Networking
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
SIM Card Type
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Phone Features
Messaging
Performance
Google Applications
Personal Info Management App
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Standby Time On 3G
Talk Time On 3G
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Cable Included
Keyboard Included
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Visual Technology
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Intel Virtualization Technology
Total Storage Capacity

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(87)
13 February 2015

The Asus Fonepad 7 FE375CXG is a niche device and isn't exactly keeping it a secret. A compact, affordable tablet like the rest of them seven-inchers when it comes to the usual stuff like email,...

11 February 2015

The Fonepad 7 was a handy gadget to have around. It looked good to the point we've been counting friends that take a second look at the tablet and complement its physique. Its outstanding...

5 January 2015

Overall, the ASUS Fonepad 7 FE375CG delivers performance much higher than you'd expect from an RM649 tablet. However, due to the not so stunning battery life the tablet comes off more like a...

11 October 2014

The new Fonepad 2014 model is leaner and thinner than the Fonepad 2013 model. This is due to slight design changes as cited above. The new model also offers Bluetooth 4.0 compared to the Bluetooth...

29 September 2014

New Engine Just like its predecessor, the new Fonepad packs an Intel CPU and chipset. Is it any better? Definitely since this 7in device sports the newly released Intel Atom Z2520 Dual Core 1.2GHz... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 8 June 2015 by K. Li
(Verified Purchase)

Very good quality and nice product, almost good as Samsung tablets. This Asus fonepad is really good value; its phone and tablet 2 in 1. Just add a SIM card and a 64Gb SD card, it's great.Read more…

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Amanda Thompson
(Verified Purchase)

Does everything I bought it for.

Reviewed 10 May 2015 by Melville Gordon Nicholls
(Verified Purchase)

Ok but you forgot to send intructions in english .but it arrived on time.ps we cant under stand German sorry about that but asus great thanks.

Reviewed 12 November 2014 by M. Rafati "Gadget Maniac"
(Verified Purchase)

Good 7"phone but poor tablet!
Screen is very reflective, poor audio (speaker is mono and probably the lowest quality).
Good resolution and OK for web surfing.
Bolder and uglier... Read more…

Reviewed 7 September 2014 by Amazon Customer

Much better than I was expecting. Upgraded to kit Kat first day. Added 64 Gb sd card and have plenty of storage. Add a Bluetooth headset and your phone SIM and you are away!

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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