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  • 28 February 2013 10:36

ASUS Launches the MeMO Pad 7-inch Android Tablet

A compact and stylish tablet with high-resolution multi-touch display from AUD$199

Sydney, Australia (28 February, 2013) — ASUS today launched the MeMO Pad™, a stylish and compact 7-inch Android tablet with a RRP of AUD$199. The ASUS MeMO Pad features a 350-nit brightness display with 10-point multi-touch and 1024 x 600 resolution, along with SD card expansion capabilities up to 32GB. It has a diamond-patterned finish and is available in three colours. Together with the ASUS Transformer Pad™ Series, the MeMO Pad is the newest member of the ASUS Android tablet family.

Portability in three different colours Pronounced “meemo”, MeMO stands for "My Mobile. My Moment" which reflects that the MeMO Pad is a tablet for people on-the-go. Measuring 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2mm, the MeMO Pad can be easily held in one hand. Available in three colours – Sugar White, Titanium Grey and Cherry Pink — the MeMO Pad sports an elegant, non-slip diamond-patterned finish. The MeMO Pad is a tablet-only product and does not come with a dock.

Created for both work and play ASUS MeMO Pad runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1GHz VIA WM8950 CPU and a Mali-400 GPU for a smooth web browsing experience. It features a 10-point multi-touch LED-backlit display with 1024 x 600 (170 points-per-inch) resolution and 140-degree wide viewing angle, and its 350-nit brightness means images remain clear, even outdoors. MeMO Pad also features ASUS SonicMaster audio and MaxxAudio for high-quality sound.

ASUS MeMO Pad has up to 16GB internal storage, which can be supplemented by up to 32GB via the microSD card slot. A suite of ASUS applications are also pre-installed, including SuperNote Lite, BuddyBuzz, ASUS WebStorage, ASUS Studio and WebStorage Office for enhanced productivity.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING The ASUS MeMO Pad will be available in Australia in early March from authorised ASUS resellers and major retailers including JB HiFi, Dick Smith Electronics, Bing Lee & Leading Edge. Distributors include Synnex and Dicker Data. The MeMO Pad has a RRP of AUD$199.

SPECIFICATIONS 1 CPU / GPU VIA WM8950 (1GHz) / Mali-400 Operating system Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean Display 7-inch (1024 x 600, 170PPI) LED-backlit 10-point multi-touch 140-degree wide viewing angle 350-nits brightness Front Camera 1MP back-illuminated sensor, f/2.0, with 720p HD video capture at 30fps Storage 1GB RAM 8GB or 16GB storage with microSD card slot (up to 32GB) 5GB free ASUS WebStorage Wireless 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Connectivity 3.5mm headphone/mic Microphone Micro-USB port Sensors G-Sensor Pre-installed ASUS applications SuperNote Lite ASUS WebStorage ASUS WebStorage Online Office ASUS Studio BuddyBuzz MyPainter MyBitCast Battery 7 hours (16Wh Li-polymer, 4270mAh) Available colors Sugar White/Titanium Grey/Cherry Pink2 Size 196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm Weight 370g

1 Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. 2 Colour availability will vary depending on retailers. Please check with your local retailer for colour availability. ### About ASUS ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionising the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion.

Media Contact: Sabine Leroy Spectrum Communications +61 2 9469 5700 asus@spectrumcomms.com.au

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