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May 24, 2014

Redesigned ASUS FonePad 7 lands, priced at Php5,995

ASUS Philippines has brought the new and improved FonePad 7 FE170CG over to our side of the fence and they’re banking on its respectable feature set and more affordable price tag to win over the budget-conscious Filipino consumers.

Apart from the subtle changes that the company made on the tablet’s design, the new FonePad 7 is also significantly lighter and thinner than the previous model.

fonepad 7 fe170cg philippines

However, in exchange for its leaner body and more wallet-friendly price, ASUS had to cut back on some of its feature like its internal storage (from 8GB to 4GB), camera (from 5MP to 2MP) and screen resolution (from WXGA to WSVGA). Luckily most of the things we liked about its predecessor are still present on this new model.

ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE170CG) specs:
7.0-inch WSVGA (1024 x 600) LCD, 170ppi
1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2520 dual-core CPU
PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU
1GB RAM
4GB internal storage
up to 64GB via microSD
2MP rear camera, f/2.8
0.3MP front-facing, f/2.8
dual-SIM (micro), dual-standby
HSPA+, 3G, 2G
WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
GPS, GLONASS & AGPS
Android Jellybean 4.3 (upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat)
3,950mAh battery
192 x 110 x 10.7 mm
290g

The new ASUS FonePad 7 FE170CG is now available in the country is currently being retailed for Php5,995.

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28 Responses to “Redesigned ASUS FonePad 7 lands, priced at Php5,995”

  1. lala^2 says:

    I hope the ZenFones land next

  2. Benedict says:

    What is the difference between this model and me175cg whuch is also dual sim

  3. Zel says:

    Affordable for its price…. not to mention upgradable to kitkat…. ^_^

  4. Vin says:

    yung screen ppi po ba nito hindi masakit sa mata? thanks

    • Exag says:

      Ipapang flappy bird mo lang naman yan may nalalaman ka pang masakit sa mata!

    • theo says:

      base sa specs galing dito
      http://www.gsmarc.com/asus/fonepad-7-fe170cg/
      Screen & DisplayDisplay Type : TFT capacitive touchscreen
      Screen Protection : Yes, Anti-Fingerprint Coating
      Display : 16M Colors
      Pixel density range : 125 to 200 ppi, (~170 ppi Pixel Density)
      Screen Size : 1024 x 600 pixels

      based sa computations ng:
      http://www.sven.de/dpi/
      Display size: 6.04″ × 3.54″ = 21.37in² (15.34cm × 8.99cm = 137.89cm²) at 169.55 PPI, 0.1498mm dot pitch, 28746 PPI²

  5. androidfreak says:

    wow ganda ng design at makitid yung besel hindi kagaya ng dating labas na fonepad sobrang laki ng besel kaya lang 4gb internal storage lang,sana pwede iinstall sa sd yung apps.Mas maganda ito kesa sa mga dual core Samsung Tab 3.

  6. Easy E says:

    Bili na! Ayus ito

  7. Mirror says:

    superlike!!! I think i am going to buy this one! tpos ibibinta ko din

  8. archie says:

    Ok na to para sa midrange phone kesa sa cherry always broken mobile

  9. awts says:

    qHD or QHD?
    hehehe….

  10. txtlibre.com says:

    super dooper mega like! anyone here @ yugatech own this baby? any feedback?

  11. jdanadon says:

    I own this phablet, its a great device… its fast scores 15k+ in antutu and 7k+ quadrant.. fast 3G as well.. the screen is not bad at all much clearer than ipad mini.. by the way its dual sim capable and sim 1 is 3G HSPA+ capable

  12. jdGONEMAD
    Twitter: jdGONEMAD
    says:

    master yuga, may gyroscope ba to?

  13. Robin Nadonga says:

    I have this tablet. Maganda sya. Pwedeng i store yong ibang apps sa external card. So far wala akong masasabing pangit sa fonepad na to. If you are looking for affordable but branded tablet ito yon. Main advantage nya, powered by Intel Atom.

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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