Asus FonePad Getting a Faster Processor, More Memory

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The Asus FonePad only debuted recently and there’s already word that an improved version of this 7-inch tabletphone is coming soon.

Asus FonepadThe version that was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February runs Android on a 1.2GHz Atom Z2420 processor, and has 16GB of internal storage. Asus has announced a version built around a 1.6GHz Z2460 processor with 32GB of storage.

This new version apparently won’t replace the earlier one, but will instead give buyers a second option.

Other Asus FonePad Details

This tablet includes a 7-inch 1280 x 800 touchscreen, and runs Android 4.1 with 1GB of RAM. It has a microSD memory card slot, a 3MP rear camera, and a 1.2MP front one.

Unlike most tablets, the FonePad sports GSM cellular-wireless connectivity, and 4G HSPA+ high-speed wireless data.

The original version has not been picked up be ay U.S. carrier, but it is available in this country from online stores like Expansys, where it costs $400 without a contract.

Check out our preview of the Asus FonePad from Mobile World Congress.

Source: Engadget

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