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Asus FonePad ME371MG Z2420 1.2GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

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Z2420 1.2GHz Android 8GB Oct 2014
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ASUS Fonepad features an Intel Atom Z2420 1.2Ghz CPU and has a built-in 3G phone. The beautifully designed metallic finish and the 7 IPS display combine for your multimedia enjoyment. Stunning 7... More
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Reasonably Priced

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “Great value for money! An excellent tablet”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Brilliant for price”. Amazon Customer also said “Fantastic value tablet, 5 stars to functionality”.

Some people said in their reviews that this tablet was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer gave it a very good review score and wrote in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review “A cheap 3G tabletThe overall quality seems high ie solid”. Amazon Customer also said “Superb Android implementation - with 3G and phone capability - bargain price!”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “With the 3G? It's a super deal”.

Four Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers said in their reviews that it was cheap. Guy Mitchell said in his review “I bought some inexpensive bluetooth headphones and an excellent case” and scored it very highly. Young Pilgrim gave the product an excellent rating and he wrote in his Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon three years ago “Had opted for a Nexus 7 as an excellent budget, compact, Android option”. Expert review site Technave.com mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “The ASUS FonePad 7 picks up from where the original ASUS FonePad left offThe ASUS FonePad 7 is generally known better for it's budget price than for it's performance”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed the product said that it was good quality. Avid Reader mentioned two years ago “Excellent product, very good quality and good value”. Avid Reader also mentioned “Very pleased with tablet quality and phone specs”. D. W. Barr said in their review on Amazon “The screen is clear with good quality”.

Good Size

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who bought this tablet reckoned that it was compact. Expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com mentioned “The ASUS Fonepad is excellent as a compact tablet PC”. Three years ago Alphr.com wrote “An absolute bargain of a compact tablet, whether or not you choose to employ the phone features”.

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG owners said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Lobsterman said in their review of this tablet on Amazon two years ago “It's perfectly easy to carry round (I have many capacious pockets”. Sue De Nym wrote on Amazon “It's light and easy to handle” in her review. Three years ago expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com mentioned “It is light and easy to carry in a small purse or a big jacket pocket” in their review.

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was thin. Three years ago A. Flatt said on Amazon “It is thin and light with good battery life.I now have a new hobby of ringing her in shops”. Expert website Whistleout.com.au wrote in their review “The rear plate is solid metal with a thin, removable rubberised plastic top under which the Micro SIM”.

Several Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Disco mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG on Amazon “Very pleased with this -screen is good size is good, value good”.

Some people wrote in their reviews that this tablet was a good weight. Edward Munch said on Amazon “I like to feel substantial weight, I equate it to build quality.I think the back is plastic sprayed in an aluminium stylee” in his review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned “Both tablets are identical in weight” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review and rated the product 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers who reviewed the Asus FonePad ME371MG wrote that it had good features. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Other features of the superb android implementation include really easy access to wifi configuratoin” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review. Bobwils said “(this is my first android)with a host of easy to use features and apps”. Two years ago W. R. Scott said “Good features no lagging only draw back so far is the pnone is a little hard to hear have to use speaker phone.” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG.

Nice Design

A few people who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. L. Howells said on Amazon “The screen is gorgeous and bright”. P. F. Barrett gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon three years ago “It is a beautifully built device - up to Asus usual high standards”. S. Gouldstone gave the Asus FonePad ME371MG a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “I think the screen is pretty good”.

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG owners who bought it reckoned that it was smooth. Edward Munch wrote on Amazon “Not Databags apply.I Love it's silky smooth action” in his review. John1950 mentioned three years ago “A great, nippy and smooth tablet” and rated the Asus FonePad ME371MG as excellent. John1950 also said “Phone, such a relief!The screen is smooth in action, videos run perfectly well”.

Some customers who purchased it considered that it was a good design. Digit.in said in their review “Great build quality and design”. Digit.in also mentioned “Stunning design built and aesthetics”. Three years ago expert website Hubofgadgets.com mentioned “The Asus FonePad is a remarkable phone + tablet that houses a sturdy configuration and design features” in their review however despite that they only gave this tablet a rating of 60 out of 100.

One person thought this tablet was well designed. Amazon Customer wrote in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon “Very good screen display indoors, good battery life, fairly uncluttered version of Android from Asus”.

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Good Connectivity

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers said in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. A. J. Gauld gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this tablet two years ago “As a WiFi tablet this is great”. Hotwired rated this tablet as very good and wrote “The Wireless hub capability is brilliant and though not really for street use it is a perfectly useable phone” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review. Steve Sinclair mentioned “All up an running with mobile calls, 3G, WIFI very easy”.

Several people said in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Dan the Man wrote in his review of this tablet “If you have unlimited calls, texts and internet as I have on Virgin sim only this is fantastic”. Luke Yoo mentioned in his review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “Wherever I go, I can enjoy internet with ASUS Fonepad”. Three years ago Rev1 gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon “Generally responsive.I use a pay as you go SIM from virgin mobile which offers unlimited data - so effectively I get internet on the go for free”.

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Dan the Man mentioned in his review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG on Amazon “My car has Bluetooth connectivity and I am not embarrassed by a large phone”. Three years ago Green Bin wrote “It does everything I want it too.I went for the Fonepad because I wanted good connectivity on the internet, so a `phone' should in theory have it” and gave the Asus FonePad ME371MG an excellent review. Rev1 mentioned “Get much better connectivity speed than through my Samsung Galaxy Note” and rated it as excellent.

Several Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product had email functionality. Three years ago Guy Mitchell wrote in his review “For example, you can't type the @ sign, which is a bummer if you are sending email! No doubt this will be put right in due course” and gave it a score of 5 stars. P. F. Barrett said in their review on Amazon “Mostly it was used to do email, text and some games” and scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG very highly. The Ledge said in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG on Amazon three years ago “The Asus keyboard 'predictive word bar' saves me hours when emailing and the extra button opening the Asus floating widget bar is genuinely useful”.

One person who bought the Asus FonePad ME371MG wrote that it had gps. Prince Leonil wrote three years ago “Everything else is ok including gps”.

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Robust

Several customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The speaker phone built in works very well so you don't have to hold it up to your ear, I have not used it outside the house as yet”. D. W. Barr mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “It is well built” and gave it a score of 5 stars. David Shakespeare mentioned “Seems well made \ good quality all round”.

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers agreed that it was strong and durable. Lobsterman rated it 5 stars and said in their review “With a good sturdy case/stand and a screen protector”. Rpv mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The Asus FonePad has a durable aluminum build” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars.

Some people who purchased it concluded that it was reliable. Expert website Chip.com.my wrote in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review “While that device provided users with a cheap reliable device, there were many shortcomings”. Klgadgetguy.com said “It is capable, reliable and possesses a great ASUS design” in their review of this tablet. Klgadgetguy.com also said “The device has performed reliably as our daily driver”.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG owner concluded that this tablet was good at resisting water ingress. One Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewer considered that this tablet was easy to damage or scratch. Digit.in mentioned “Screen is prone to scratches and gets dirt easily”.

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Good Battery Life

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good battery life. Three years ago Charles D. wrote on Amazon “The battery has failed after one month and I cannot switch it on or recharge it so Asus have agreed to collect” but in spite of that he only rated it 20 out of 100. Edward Munch rated the product 4 stars and he wrote in his review of this tablet “Works well and battery lasts for ages even on video.I dont know if I'm doing someting wrong settingswise”. Three years ago Jacorr said in their review of this tablet “Device has gone flat and battery refuses to charge which appears to be a know issue if you check forums”.

Easy to Use

Several customers mentioned that it was easy to use. Bobwils wrote on Amazon “I have found it superb, quick, easy to use and (this is my first android)with a host of easy to use features” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG and rated this tablet 5 stars. Three years ago Kiwi said in their review on Amazon “It is very easy to use and comes with a lot of apps already installed.”. Roger Penny mentioned “Bought it for the wife who is over the moon with it, easy to use, very pleased, now I can sell her laptop”.

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who purchased it considered that it had a good experience. Three years ago L. Howells mentioned “After using a 7 inch Jelly Bean tablet for the last 6 months I began to really enjoy the experience” and gave it an excellent review. Martin Donoghue mentioned on Amazon “From my experience to date I like it” in his review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG and gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars. Expert website Goldfries.com said “Overall I love the device, great screen, long battery life and improved phone call experience” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG.

Some customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Ubergizmo.com said “I think it’s safe to say a large majority of people will feel more comfortable mak” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. Expert review site Jamonline.ph said in their review last year “The ASUS Fonepad 7 is comfortable to hold in one hand”.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewer wrote in their reviews that this tablet was easy to setup. Three years ago Dr Duncan mentioned “Very easy to set up and use” in their review. One person who reviewed the Asus FonePad ME371MG concluded that it had a good interface. Digit.in mentioned “Smooth interface” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was easy to use the menus. Whistleout.com.au said three years ago “In the Settings menu one can also clearly” in their review.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of people agreed that this tablet had good sound quality. A. J. Gauld gave this tablet a score of 4 stars and said “The screen is clear, as is the sound and thee is adequate volume” in their review of this tablet. Amazon Customer said in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review “I'd like a rear camera, I'd like it to be lighter, I'd like better speakers.” . David Shakespeare said on Amazon “Sound - also not too bad for its size - not too tinny when playing music”.

Asus Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,114 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its tablets. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its Z2420 processor tablet computers range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Value for Money

Notebookjournal.de, Hispazone.com and Techno-labs.com highlighted in their review that this tablet computer was good value for money.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who bought the product thought it was noisy. Pallus said “Better (louder) sound although not stereo” in their review of this tablet.

Good Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com said in their review “The screen is bright, crisp, with vivid colors”. One customer wrote in their reviews that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was good for watching movies. Three years ago Digit.in wrote “Audio output for movies and games is nice” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

Good for Games

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG owners wrote in their reviews that it was good playing games on. Expert website Goldfries.com said “If you're looking for outstanding audio quality, great call quality and gaming performance then”. Expert website 91mobiles.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said two years ago “Good for gaming as well” in their review.

2 Reasons Against

Inferior Webcam

A few customers considered that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was not good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer mentioned “Found that I had the wrong settings on skype, I was using it in "Tablet" mode”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The camera is not very useful except for skype so I am looking for a wifi camera as I don't wish to go back to a "Little" phone”. Sue De Nym said on Amazon “There is no camera on this tablet - only a camera for Skype etc, so you can't take photos on it as you can on most phones”.

Not 4G Compatible

The FonePad ME371MG is not 4G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec tablets that came out more than two years ago are also not 4G compatible.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus FonePad ME371MG

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the FonePad ME371MG over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.2 gigahertz, the FonePad ME371MG has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other Z2420 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the FonePad ME371MG.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the Asus FonePad ME371MG has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes, the FonePad ME371MG has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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One Processor Core

The FonePad ME371MG is a one processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other five similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the FonePad ME371MG that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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4G Compatible
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2G Standard
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Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
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Expert Reviews

(5)
22 December 2014

All in all, ASUS have once again created a device that offers consumers a good balance between price and features. The Fonepad 8 may not come with the highest-end hardware or fancy features but it...

Chip.com.my

8 November 2014

The Asus Fonepad is a tablet which can handle phone calls. This is not unique for an Android tablet, but this one, with an 8-inch screen, is the largest Fonepad yet. Earlier Asus Fonepads came... Read more…

12 September 2014

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13 February 2015

Das Asus FonePad 8 erweist sich im Test als preiswertes und kompaktes Tablet mit praktischer Telefon-Funktion und toller Laufzeit. Die verbaute Intel-CPU ist zwar nicht die neuste, sorgt in der...

18 August 2015

La serie Fonepad di ASUS è sicuramente una serie di nicchia, anche se le funzionalità telefoniche su tablet sono sempre più apprezzate. ASUS adesso vuole ?esagerare? e porta sul mercato... Read more…

Utilitarian design
Decent display quality
Good sound output
Phone functionality works as advertised
Support for dualSIM
Some apps are not compatible (or does not load) because of the processor
Too much preinstalled apps
A bit pricey
Wystpujce problemy z dziaaniem, wymuszajce restart tabletu, kiepska jako wykonania, mao pamici do wykorzystania przez uytkownika, ale obsuga kart 128GB to niweluje
1GB RAM, grube ramki nad i pod ekranem, przecitny aparat i jeszcze gorsza kamer

User Reviews

(101)
Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Mr D
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice display quality...

Reviewed 13 April 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This item did not charge. Very disappointed as I needed to use it on a triip. It looked new and was probably a return that no one even bothered to check. we tried charging it in several... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2015 by Simon Tinney
(Verified Purchase)

In daily use since I bought it, not as well built as the Nexus 7. The case despite being in a heavy leather cover is buckling.

(Verified Purchase)

Bought nearly 2 years ago still working fine, except for following gripes:
- Upgrade from android V4.1 has never been offered.
- Original ASUS charger would often not recharge a flat... Read more…

Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Paulo
(Verified Purchase)

After just over a year battery died and does not charge any more. Will never buy products from this brand again.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers me371m, me371mg, apple me372, apple me372c, apple me372cl, apple me175cg1b051, apple me175cg1b051a

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