Asus FonePad 7(FE170CG) Tablet is a mid-segment budget android tablet with Wi-Fi connectivity and voice calling. It is packed with a dual-core processor and running on Android KitKat with IPS display. It is beautifully designed. Let’s get into the detail review of this device.
Asus FonePad 7(FE170CG) Tablet looks bold with its thick panel. The device looks premium with front facing stereo speakers. The thick bezels give a lot of space to hold. The edges are nicely curved. On the right side, the Asus FonePad has a volume rocker and power lock button. A micro-USB port and a microphone are located on the right side of the device, 3.5mm audio jack on the top of the device. The branding comes to the rear side and to the front side.
The branding is in white gray color slightly glittering to the light. The rear panel is non-removable the micro sd slots and the sim card slot is available. At the rear side, we can see the primary camera. The secondary cam is placed at the front side of the device. The primary camera is placed at the rear. The stereo speakers are available. The three capacitive buttons on the display. Its dimensions are192 x 110 x 10.7 mm and weighs 290grams. Available in black, Red, white, blue colors.
The tablet comes with a 7” LCD IPS Panel display with the resolution of 600 x 1024 and resulting a pixel density of ~170PPI, offers an amazing quality of display with good color saturation. It is a multi-capacitive touch screen. It has a screen to body ratio of ~65.3%. It is 10 fingers multi-touch screen. Consists of the anti-fingerprint coating.
This is a dual sim tablet. The device's performance depends on dual-core Intel Atom Z2520processor ticking at 1.2Ghz, a PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics chip, and 1GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 4/8GB. The storage can be expanded to up to 64GB via the microSD card slot. The tablet packs dual cameras posting a 2MP primary camera which captures at 1600 x 1200 pixels with autofocus, and a VGA Front camera with 720p video feature. It supports Geo-tagging. In connectivity terms, it includes features like Wi-Fi, USB, GPRS, GPS, 3G, Sim Support and Bluetooth.
Asus FonePad 7(FE170CG)has a powerful lithium polymer battery, which provides a 10hrs battery life. It also gives a standby time of 619hrs on 3G and 30 hrs talk time on 3G. The proximity sensor is available.
The UI is nicely customized and you can see a bunch of shortcuts on the home screen itself. They did a pretty good job customizing. The performance seems to be pretty nice. It has the last generation chipset which is midfield. On the top, you 'll find a special notification center. It is running on Os Android 4.4 Kitkat. The device is a 7-inch display which has only 1024 x 600pixel resolution which is pretty basic. The home screen doesn’t look bad at all but it I am little blurry which you normally expect at this price range. There is no automatic brightness provided because this guy doesn’t have a proximity sensor. The build quality is good and looks pretty decent. It also weighs light. The sound quality over the call and earphones are ok. The network connectivity is good.
The cameras work well and the clarity is ok at the given price point. The device scored 60.5fps on Nena mark2. The Antutu Benchmark score is 17981. The benchmark scores are ok. This device can handle pretty heavy games like Dead Trigger, Temple Run and much more. In 1 GB Ram, you 'll have 338 MB free space. It got optimized battery saver. The overall performance of the device is good and certain to the price given.
Asus FonePad 7(FE170CG) Tablet is a very good device with dual core processor and having an elegant design which looks premium. There are nothing much cons to discuss. It is available at a very low price and you can get nothing more than this at this price range. The best thing you 'll find in this device is the customized UI.