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Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL

Specifications

Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL
Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL (Fonepad Series)
Processor
Intel Atom Z2560 0.933 GHz
Graphics adapter
Display
7.0 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
333 g ( = 11.75 oz / 0.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Average Score: 74.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 55%, features: 76%, display: 90% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL

Asus Fonepad 7 LTE video review
Source: PC Advisor English
Starting at £199, it does seem a little overpriced, particularly compared with Asus's own impressive £120 Asus MemoPad 7. However, that model does lack the SIM-card slot so there's no 3G/4G connectivity or ability to make phone calls and send texts.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/21/2014
60% Asus Fonepad 7 LTE review: Reasonable 7in Android tablet that doubles as a giant smartphone
Source: PC Advisor English
It's tricky to give the Asus Fonepad 7 LTE a solid verdict, because it's a device we think will appeal to only a few. For anyone looking for a 7in tablet that can make phone calls, the Asus Fonepad 7 LTE is certainly worth a look, though we're not completely sure why you'd want to make phone calls on a 7in tablet. If you're just looking for a 7in tablet, you'll find better elsewhere. We really liked Asus's £120 Memo Pad 7, and we also love the Nexus 7. Pair the Memo Pad 7 with the £135 Motorola Moto G (which we gave a Recommended award and named 'the best budget smartphone ever) and you're looking at £255 for a brilliant 7in tablet and a brilliant smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/21/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 50% features: 60% workmanship: 60%

Foreign Reviews

84% Mobiles LTE-Tab mit Smartphone-Funktion
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 96% features: 91% display: 90% mobility: 96%
79% Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL
Source: Areamobile German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 60% mobility: 81% workmanship: 91%

Comment

PowerVR SGX544: OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible with 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z2560: SoC with an integrated dual-core Atom based CPU clocked at 0.9 - 1.6 (short bursts), a 400 MHz PowerVR SGX 544MP2 graphics card, and a dual channel LPDDR2 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


7.0":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.333 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


74.33%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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SGX544, Mediatek MT8121
Asus Fonepad 7 FE170CG
SGX544, unknown

Devices with the same GPU

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SGX544, Mediatek MT8312, 10.1", 0.56 kg
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SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 8.0", 0.36 kg
Archos 101 Xenon
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 10.1", 0.63 kg
Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-841
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 7.9", 0.358 kg
Lenovo Yoga 8
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 8.0", 0.4 kg
Lenovo IdeaTab A8-50 A5500
SGX544, Mediatek MT8121, 8.0", 0.36 kg
MSI Primo 93
SGX544, unknown, 9.7", 0.62 kg
Acer Iconia A3-A11 3G
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 10.1", 0.57 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-07-17 (Update: 2014-07-17)