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Asus Fonepad 7 (ME371MG)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 475 reviews of Asus Fonepad 7 (ME371MG). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. People really like the portability and price. The size and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

performance, design, size, price, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Asus Fonepad 7 (ME371MG) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus Fonepad 7 (ME371MG)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 user reviews of Asus Fonepad 7 (ME371MG) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the performance and design. The durability and price are also appreciated.

portability, price, durability, design, performance

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus Fonepad ME371MG 7-inch Tablet (Intel Atom Z2420 1.2GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, 3G, Camera, Android 4.1)ASUS FonePad Case Cover Folio Skin, WHITE (for 7" FonePad Model) with integrated PropUp Flip-Stand Function for ASUS FonePad ME371MG. Includes BONUS: Asus FonePad (ME371MG - 7 inch tablet) 'Frameless' Multi Angle Wallet Stand Case with Hand-Strap by LuvTab® (BLACK)

May, 2015

Expert review by: Roydon Cerejo (tech.firstpost.com)

Asus FonePad Review

 

Tablets with voice-calling capabilities seem to be the order of the day. As ridiculous as the concept may be, this new trend has already caught on like wild fire in India and it's not uncommon to see hipsters talking on their tablet instead of a phone....

The FonePad uses the same Intel Lexington-based Z2420 Atom SoC that we first saw on the XOLO X500. Even with 1GB of RAM, the SoC isn’t the fastest and it shows when you try to switch between apps or load a heavy game like Dead Trigger. Media Asus...

May, 2013

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus Fonepad ME371MG Tablet

 

Like a brick on your ear. Samsung's Note kicked off the ongoing wave of large smartphones, aka phablets. Now, Asus joins in with its big 7-inch Fonepad, nominally a tablet to make phone calls. It will definitely attract attention when held to an ear -...

Good workmanship, Rigid casing, Contrast rich display, High viewing angle stability, Good speech quality, The idea of the Fonepad is not brand new, but interesting. The concept has been well-implemented

Headset not included, Screen's low brightness, Low-quality camera, Incompatibilities of Intel's platform, Very weak PSU, A headset and a better camera. Maybe even a second camera providing the quality is better

May, 2013
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Expert review by: goldfries (goldfries.com)

Asus Fonepad (ME371MG) Tablet Review

 

The much hailed Fonepad finally reached the lab – how good is it?

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Richard Devine (androidcentral.com)

ASUS Fonepad review

 

Take a 7-inch ASUS Android tablet, add an earpiece and a dialer, and what comes out is the Fonepad. The ASUS Fonepad — mainly tablet, but also part phone. And ASUS is definitely...

just phone. Sadly that wait continues.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Anton D. Nagy (pocketnow.com)

ASUS Fonepad Review

 

Are you ready to use a tablet like a regular phone? Read our ASUS Fonepad review and find out all about this Intel Atom-powered crossover.

phone functionality via earpiece ; affordable price ; decent performance ; good battery life ; solid build quality ; aluminum back ; close to stock experience

screen is extremely difficult to clean (and maintain clean) ; – mediocre screen ; no main camera on our review unit ; decent performance ; Nexus 7-like design becoming old ; – back cover is difficult to remove ; – only Android 4.1.2 out of the box ; –...

If you are not in the target audience for the Fonepad (namely those who don’t want to carry a phone for calls alongside a tablet for work) then the ASUS tablet will be less appealing. It is, however, a cheap Android tablet you’ll enjoy most of the...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Steve Chippy Paine (carrypad.com)

Asus Fonepad Review

 

I've had the Asus Fonepad for just over 2 days and in that time I've been through the OS, the built-in ASUS applications, downloaded my usual suite of Android apps, I've run a few performance reports and even written a blog post with it. I've tested...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Steve Chippy Paine (carrypad.com)

Vodcast – ASUS Fonepad discussion with Mobile Geek Nicole

 

Nicole Scott of Mobilegeeks.com also has an Asus Fonepad so we got together in a live Google Hangout this morning to discuss it. We talk about the features, make a lot of comparisons to the Nexus 7 and give you an idea of who this tablet is designed...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

ASUS Fonepad Android tablet

 

The 7in ASUS Fonepad adds smartphone calling capabilities to a traditional tablet form factor

Almost stock Android UI ; Good battery life ; microSD card slot

Too large to use as a phone ; No 4G connectivity ; Poor cameras

The ASUS Fonepad is a reasonable tablet overall but it's just too large to be used effectively as a smartphone and also lacks 4G connectivity.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Jeff Parsons (techradar.com)

Asus Fonepad review

 

Asus flexes its hybrid muscle once again with a 7-inch tablet that makes calls

Great LED-backlit screen ; microSD storage ; Premium metal chassis ; Good battery life

No rear camera ; Poor speakers ; Nexus 7 cheaper ; Impractical for calls

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Martin (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Asus Fonepad review

 

Do you desperately want to own a smartphone and a tablet but just don't have the money to afford both? Well the Fonepad might just be the thing for you.

For those genuinely interested in a phablet, the Asus Fonepad is a bit of a bargain. It does the job of two devices for a budget price. However, you'll need to be prepared to make sacrifices including practicality and, in this case, no rear camera and...

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Built-in Camera:Double Camera

Configuration

Embedded 3G/4G:3G
Fingerprint Reader: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Keyboard: No
Phone Function: Yes
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
USB:USB 2.0
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Technology:TFT Display
LED Technology:Edge LED
Number of Displays:1
Touchscreen:10-Point Touch

General Features

Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Convertible: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.1 Jellybean

Graphic

GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic

Processor

Processor:Atom™
Processor Brand:Intel®
Processor Number:Z2420
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