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  • 21 August 2013 12:00

ASUS Introduces MeMO Pad FHD 10 tablet with 10.1-inch Full HD display

Ultra-sharp 1920 x 1200 IPS display makes MeMO Pad the perfect Android tablet for high-quality entertainment

Sydney, 21 August 2013 — ASUS has announced the Australian launch of the MeMO Pad™ FHD 10 - an affordable 10.1 inch tablet with a Full HD IPS display. Powered by an Intel® Atom™ processor and Android 4.2, MeMO Pad FHD 10 also features ASUS SonicMaster audio technology for rich and detailed sound from built-in stereo speakers, plus high-quality HD cameras front and back. “The MeMO Pad FHD 10 is perfect for consumers looking for a 10inch tablet for multiple usages,” said Vivian Hung, Regional Head of ASUS’ System Business Group. “Using Intel’s new Clover Trail Plus dual Core processor, the MeMO Pad FHD 10 offers excellent graphics performance and up to ten hours of battery life for even more enjoyment of movies, games and multimedia.”

The perfect tablet for Full HD entertainment ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10 features the Intel Atom Z2560 (1.6GHz) processor and 2GB RAM for smooth web browsing, video playback and gaming. The 10.1-inch display has a Full HD (1920 x 1200) native resolution for crisp visuals and IPS technology with 178-degree wide viewing angles ensuring accurate, vibrant colours. Setting the FHD 10 apart from its predecessors is the new inclusion of ASUS Miracast. ASUS Miracast allows videos and presentations to be streamed wirelessly to compatible HDTVs with a Miracast dongle, making the 10 inch tablet ideal for easy shared entertainment and for mobile professionals looking to lighten their travelling load. Just 9.5mm thick and weighing 580g, MeMO Pad FHD 10 also features high-quality stereo speakers with enhanced sound, courtesy of ASUS SonicMaster audio technology and Audio Wizard tuning software. A rear 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and 1080p Full HD video recording mean MeMO Pad FHD 10 can capture high-quality still and moving images, while a front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera makes for easy face-to-face video chat. MeMO Pad FHD 10 also features a high-capacity lithium polymer battery that lasts for up to 10 hours with video playback. In Australia, the MeMO Pad FHD 10 will be available from late August in Silk White, with a 32GB capacity. The tablet features a microSD card slot for adding up to 32GB more storage and 5GB of free lifetime ASUS WebStorage.

Exclusive ASUS apps and features ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10 is powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and comes with a number of exclusive ASUS apps. SuperNote Lite is used for reading, typing, or scribbling notes; while ASUS Studio features several photo editing tools and utilities for managing photo albums. ASUS Splendid video technology optimises images by enhancing colour, brightness, contrast and sharpness to best-suit on-screen content.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING MeMO Pad™ FHD 10 with 32GB onboard storage has an RRP of AUD$399. ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10 will be available this month from national retailers including JB HiFi, Bing Lee, Harvey Norman, Leading Edge, Radio Rentals, BSR and The Good Guys, and authorised ASUS resellers.

PRESS CONTACTS Sally Vernon ASUS Marketing

Nicole Crowley Spectrum Communications +61 2 9469 5700

SPECIFICATIONS 1 Processor Intel Atom Z2560 processor (1.6GHz)

Operating system Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Display 10.1-inch LED-backlit WUXGA (1920 x 1200) with IPS technology 10-point capacitive multi-touch

Cameras Rear: 5MP auto-focus, 1080P video recording Front: 1.2MP

Memory & storage 2GB RAM 32GB onboard storage with microSD card slot 5GB lifetime WebStorage storage

Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0

Connectivity 1 x 3.5mm audio jack (headphone/mic) 1 x Micro-USB port 1 x Micro HDMI port

Sensors GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, e-compass, ambient light sensor

Audio Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster Technology

Battery 25Wh Li-polymer2 for up to 10 hours battery life

Colors Silk White

Size 264.6 x 182.4 x 9.5mm

Weight 580g

1 Specifications 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 Battery life measured with 720p HD video playback, 100 nits brightness and default volume with headphones

### 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 revolutionizing 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 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.

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