Product Feature: ASUS Fonepad 7

Updated: March 31, 2015

Let’s take a break from the money talk today and give the spotlight to one of this blog’s sponsors. From our friends in ASUS, here’s a feature on the Fonepad 7 FE171CG.

Unboxing the ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG
Unboxing the ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG.

The ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG belongs to the new category of gadgets called the “phablet” – a portmanteau of phone and tablet. The ASUS Fonepad 7 is both a 7-inch tablet and 3G-phone gadget, making it a great mobile companion, which ensures personal and business productivity.


The ASUS Fonepad 7 features an aesthetic premium design having rounded edges, smooth body frame, and high gloss finish with a choice of white, black, and red colors to fit your personality and lifestyle.

It offers users palmed portability, making it easy to hold with just one hand. The 11 cm wide and 290 grams weight ensures comfort despite prolonged e-book reading, video watching, and game playing.

It also features a front speaker with SonicMaster Technology, which gives a satisfying audio experience when listening to music and watching videos. On the right edge are the volume adjuster and power button. The left edge is where the micro SIM and microSD card slots are located. Its 3.5 mm audio jack is located at the top of the fable as well as the micro USB port.

Palmed Portability
Palmed Portability


The ASUS Fonepad 7 FE171CG boasts of a huge 7-inch screen with full lamination IPS display. It also has an anti-fingerprint coating, which gives it a premium feel and responsive control in every touch.

It uses the next generation interface for ASUS smart devices called ZenUI, which is designed to match your computing needs. It has two great features:

What’s Next
What’s Next helps you track and manage your schedule. It will help you prioritize tasks and meetings as well as reduce the number of distractions when you’re doing important tasks or attending a business meeting.

Do It Later
Do It Later is a great aid for time management. It will help you remember important text messages, emails, and articles posted in social media by putting them in a list aptly called “Do It Later” for your later reference.

On top of an iPad Mini 2, for size comparison
On top of an iPad Mini 2, for size comparison.


The ASUS Fonepad 7 has a 2MP Front Camera that guarantees high quality video calls and of course, selfie photos. It also has a 5MP Rear Camera that comes useful for social media photos and videos.

This is possible due to the built-in PixelMaster Technology, which combines software, hardware and optical design to deliver incredible image quality. Also included is an image editing software, and camera features such as burst shot mode, image stabilisation, image focus, and even low light settings.

It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat.
It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat.


The ASUS Fonepad 7 has a dual-core Intel Atom processor, which clocks 1.2GHz using Intel Hyper-Threading Technology and thus producing a fast and responsive web browsing, gaming and video watching experience. It has an internal memory of 16GB and runs with 1GB RAM, with the capability of expanding up to 64GB via microSD. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat.

The non-removable battery of the ASUS Fonepad 7 is 3950mAh, which can give users up to 10 hours of web browsing and video playing, 30 hours of 3G talk time, and up to 619 hours of 3G standby.

The ASUS Fonepad 7 is now available in the market at an affordable price of P6,995.

Disclosure: This is an advertorial.

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