ASUS today announced MeMO Pad Smart, a 10.1-inch Android 4.1 tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The MeMO Pad Smart 10.1-inch tablet joins the recently launched 7-inch MeMO Pad in Asus MeMO Pad line and it will sell for $299. Here's more info:
Pronounced "meemo", MeMO stands for "My Mobile. My Moment" and reflects the position of ASUS MeMO Pad as a tablet for people on the go. MeMO Pad Smart features a 10.1-inch display with crisp 1280 x 800 HD resolution and 10-point multi-touch for easy interaction with Android apps. IPS technology gives a brilliant image with 170-degree wide viewing angles and, thanks to its 350 nits brightness, the display is always bright and clear, even under direct sunlight.
MeMO Pad Smart's mobile entertainment credentials are further cemented by ASUS SonicMaster technology. This combines high-quality audio hardware, including large resonance chambers and stereo speakers with 25x12mm metallic drivers, with sophisticated audio processing to give the best sound quality of any tablet this size. Just 9.9mm thick and weighing 580g, MeMO Pad Smart features the powerful NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor for smooth and responsive performance with Android 4.1, and has up to 8.5 hours' battery life measured under power saving mode, playing 720p video, with a brightness of 60nits and default volume with headphones..
16GB of onboard storage can be expanded via the SDHC card slot to give ample capacity for apps, movies and music, while the rear 5-megapixel and front 1.2-megapixel cameras mean MeMO Pad Smart is ideal for video chat with family and friends.
ASUS MeMO Pad Smart is powered by Android 4.1 and comes with a number of exclusive ASUS apps. With SuperNote Lite, users can read, type, and scribble anytime and anywhere; while WebStorage Office makes it easy to view, edit and create Microsoft Office-compatible documents. Apps can also be password-protected with App Locker and App Backup creates back-ups of installed ups on internal storage or an SD card.
Folio Key, an optional accessory, is a wrap-around protective cover for MeMO Pad Smart with an integral Bluetooth keyboard for easy productivity, at home or on the move. Made from lightweight microfiber materials with instant magnetic attachment, Folio Key also incorporates a tabletop stand that holds the display at a comfortable angle for watching movies and typing. The keyboard is powered from its own internal battery and can be used for up to one month on a single charge.