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Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10: video emerges of affordable Jelly Bean tablet

Asus has released a video for its Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10” an affordable 10.1-inch tablet with a quad-core processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Available in black, white and pink the Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10” is the first 10-inch tablet in the MeMo Pad range following the 7-inch MeMo Pad announed at CES. It has a 10.1-inch screen with an HD resolution of 1280×800 and IPS technology, inside there an NVIDIA quad-core Tegra 3 processor. 

Asus MeMO Pad 10-inc

The tablet has dual 25x12mm stereo speakers, which work with SonicMaster Audio Technology to produce high-quality sound, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with auto focus and Asus SuperNote is a on-board note-taking and drawing. Asus WebStorage provides cloud storage space for uploading, syncing and sharing files.

With a US dollar price of $299 it looks like Asus is aiming of the mid-tier tablet market.  Asus will be at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, where we’re hoping to get some hands-on photos, in the mean time whet your appetite by checking out the video below (via Engadget).


 

What features does the Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10″ have?

Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10″   
Operating system: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Screen 10.1-inch LED Backlight 1280×800, IPS technology, 10 finger multi-touch support
Processor/RAM NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.2GHz quad core/1GB RAM
Storage 16GB internal, microSD card slot, 5G Asus Webstorage cloud storage
Camera 5-megapixel rear facing/1.2-megapixel front-facing
Battery 8.5 hours
Connectivity Micro USB, Micro HDMI,
Dimensions/weight 263×180.8×9.9mm/580g

 

Where does it sit in Asus’s tablet line-up?

Looking at the specifications the tablet looks fairly mid-range, taking on the Google Nexus 7 and Google Nexus 10. We’re expecting Asus to launch a new Transformer at some point incorporating the Tegra 4 chip.


When does the Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10” launch?
 

Asus has yet to confirm UK availability, but we’ve contacted the UK team to find out and will update this piece as soon as possible.


How much will the Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10” cost?

Asus has confirmed a price of $299, which equates to around £196 – although it’s possible the tablet will cost more in the UK.

Asus MeMo Pad Smart 10-inch pink and white

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