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Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG
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Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG Z3530 8GB 7" 3G Tablet

Z3530 Android 8GB 7" Nov 2014
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Good Battery Life

Some customers who reviewed the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reckoned that it had a good battery life. Lucas Wyte mentioned on Amazon “Great device, lite on resources so the battery life is fantastic” and rated this tablet as excellent. Expert website Cnet.co.uk wrote “Its affordable price and good battery life go some way”. Expert review site Goldfries.com said in their review “Overall I love the device, great screen, long battery life and improved phone call experience”.

Good Technical Features

Some Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owners who bought this tablet thought it had good features. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “16999, Asus FonePad 7 comes as a good deal for those looking for a cellular tablet with 3G connectivity and good set of features” in their review. Digit.in wrote “The tablet has some pretty interesting features such as Floating Apps”. Three years ago expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com said “It has all the features that you would expect from a tablet in this price range - a good screen, great me” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG.

Reasonably Priced

Several customers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. M. Ahmed said “Amazing value” . Michal Borowczak mentioned on Amazon “Nice product with really good price its phone and tablet two in one”. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review “A solid, powerful slice of Android whose 3G smarts and expandable storage are tagged with a price that’s hard to resist” .

Several Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owners considered that this tablet was a bargain for the price. Alansutton said on Amazon “A cheap Chinese job would do what this does” in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “What's the best cheap tablet PC? Do you desperately want to own a smartphone” and rated the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG 4 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk also said “The Fonepad looks like a real bargain at £179”.

Some Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewers said in their reviews that it was cheap. Expert review site Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of this tablet “There are a number of budget tablets in the market today” . Three years ago Technave.com said in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review “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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Robust

Seventeen people who reviewed it thought it was well made. Techworld.com wrote “It's tricky to give the Asus Fonepad 7 LTE a solid verdict, because it's a device we think will appeal to only a few” in their review of this tablet. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The Power VR SGX544 graphics chip are responsible for the tablet's solid performance bas”. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote in their review “There are solid choices like the Amazon Kindle Fire HD or BlackBerry PlayBook”.

A few customers considered that it was reliable. Expert website Chip.com.my said in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG two years ago “While that device provided users with a cheap reliable device, there were many shortcomings” . Klgadgetguy.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review “It is capable, reliable and possesses a great ASUS design”. Klgadgetguy.com also said “The device has performed reliably as our daily driver”.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Digit.in mentioned in their review of this tablet “Screen is prone to scratches and gets dirt easily”.

One customer who reviewed the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert website Hubofgadgets.com mentioned “The Asus FonePad is a remarkable phone + tablet that houses a sturdy configuration and design features”.

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Nice Design

A number of Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewers who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Knowyourmobile.com wrote “The company has a particular flair for making good-looking devices and a penchant for working with” in their review of this tablet and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. Expert review site Ausdroid.net mentioned in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review “The Fonepad was pretty good.”. Expert website Goldfries.com mentioned “The ASUS FonePad 7 (FE170CG) tablet is available at around RM 400, which I think is a pretty good price for a 7″ tablet with Dual-SIM” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG.

A number of customers thought it was a good design. Digit.in said four years ago “Great build quality and design” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG. Digit.in also mentioned “Stunning design built and aesthetics”. Expert website 91mobiles.com wrote in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review “It offers better shooter, more storage (RAM as well as ROM) and a refined design.  In terms of competition” and scored this tablet 4 stars.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer who bought it thought it was smooth. Digit.in said in their review of this tablet “Smooth interface”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owners considered that this tablet was easy to use. Big Al said in their review “Works well Easy to use fast clear crisp”. Michal Borowczak wrote on Amazon “-glonass plus LTE internet witch give you really good power to use a google maps device its really quick” in his Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review and scored the product 80 out of 100. Four years ago Hardwaresecrets.com mentioned “It is easy to use, fast, intuitive” in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review.

A few Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owners reckoned that this tablet was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Ubergizmo.com wrote “I think it’s safe to say a large majority of people will feel more comfortable mak”. Jamonline.ph said two years ago “The ASUS Fonepad 7 is comfortable to hold in one hand” in their review of this tablet.

Some people wrote in their reviews that this tablet had a good experience. Three years ago expert review site Gadgetdiary.com said “Overall Fonepad 7 provides a good experience to a user”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owner who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Whistleout.com.au mentioned in their review “In the Settings menu one can also clearly”.

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Good Product Quality

Seven people who bought this tablet thought it was good quality. Michal Borowczak scored it 4 stars and he said “Thats very good quality and nice product with really good price its phone” in his review. Expert review site Goldfries.com said two years ago “If you're looking for outstanding audio quality, great call quality” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG. Four years ago Digit.in mentioned “Clear call quality” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG.

Good Connectivity

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer who purchased the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reckoned that it had gps.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG had email functionality. Three years ago Pallus wrote on Amazon “Good phone for calls/email/browsing for the money” but despite that they only gave the product a score of 3 stars.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was able to connect to the internet. Wired.co.uk wrote in their review four years ago “Virtually unlimited internet access without the need to rely on a Wi-Fi connection is a good selling point” .

One customer who purchased this tablet reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity.

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Good Size

Several people said that it was compact. Four years ago expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com said “The ASUS Fonepad is excellent as a compact tablet PC”. Alphr.com wrote “An absolute bargain of a compact tablet, whether or not you choose to employ the phone features” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com said “It is light and easy to carry in a small purse or a big jacket pocket” in their Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG review.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG reviewer wrote in their reviews that this tablet was heavy. Stuff.tv gave the product an excellent review and mentioned “The FonePad, like the Nexus 7, sits heavily yet comfortably in the hands”. One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owner wrote in their reviews that it was a good weight. Stuff.tv mentioned “Both tablets are identical in weight”.

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good physically. Expert review site Pocketnow.com gave this tablet a score of 80 out of 100 and said “It's not the only tablet on the market that is equipped with a physical earpiece.” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG.

One person who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was thin. Expert review site Whistleout.com.au mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG four years ago “The rear plate is solid metal with a thin, removable rubberised plastic top under which the Micro SIM” .

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Good Sound Quality

Some Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owners who purchased the product wrote that it had good sound quality. Pallus mentioned on Amazon three years ago “This MkII model has stereo speakers which may seem like an improvement over the mono MkI version” in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG but in spite of that they only scored it 60 out of 100. Bgr.in mentioned “The Asus FonePad is a good device with a nice display and decent audio quality”.

Good Brand

Asus has good average ratings for its Z3530 processor tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet range.

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Good Value for Money

Notebookjournal.de, Hispazone.com and Techno-labs.com highlighted in their review that this tablet computer provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Picture Quality

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owner who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Hardwaresecrets.com said “The screen is bright, crisp, with vivid colors” in their review. One person who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching movies. Digit.in said in their review of the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG four years ago “Audio output for movies and games is nice” .

Acceptable Noise Level

One Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG owner who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Pallus mentioned three years ago “Although the sound quality is good, one has to be in a library or a very quiet room to actually hear it” in their review of this tablet.

Good for Games

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good playing games on. Expert website 91mobiles.com wrote “Good for gaming as well” in their review of this tablet.

Capacitive Touchscreen Type

This tablet computer features a Capacitive touchscreen type, which is the most frequently featured touchscreen type on similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The FonePad 7 FE170CG is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other Z3530 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the FonePad 7 FE170CG are also not 4G.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of tablet computers of this type and age is 2.2GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 1.33 gigahertz, the FonePad 7 FE170CG has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

The Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG has a 720p video recording modes which is higher than the 1080p video recording modes found on most comparable spec tablets that have been around for more than two years. The best video recording mode of all tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the FonePad 7 FE170CG is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Coress

The Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the FonePad 7 FE170CG that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The FonePad 7 FE170CG has a relatively typical rear camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other Z3530 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the FonePad 7 FE170CG.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the FonePad 7 FE170CG has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 8 gigabytes, the FonePad 7 FE170CG has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Proximity Sensor
Electronic Compass
Ambient Light Sensor
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Battery
Talk Time (3G)
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi

User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 12 May 2015 by Tim Hart

It douse have 2 SIM cards up to 64gb.

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by W. Black "Bill Black"

I bought my phone from Amazon in India so it has a dual SIM slot and is slightly different from the UK version, but it's a really nice tablet and a reasonable phone for the very small amount of... Read more…

Reviewed 1 March 2015 by Lucas Wyte
(Verified Purchase)

I absolutely love my fonepad ...
Great device, lite on resources so the battery life is fantastic ... I can easily get two days usage out of it before needing to charge!
If I was forced... Read more…

Reviewed 28 February 2015 by M. Ahmed "babaji"
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing value. Great product.

(Verified Purchase)

Fonepad itself is brilliant - my issue is with Three mobile service provider, whom blocked my SIM, so I could not use the internet at all. Three allege, hidden somewhere in their 'weasel-word'... Read more…

I bought this because it was the largest telephone I could find, has a camera and was very cheap.

I am a basic user who makes calls, exchanges texts, does email and browses the web. I'm... Read more…

Reviewed 18 October 2014 by Alansutton

I bought this to run a moving map application called sky demon it will not, Back up from asus u.k, or technical support ,terrible, it was sent back for the crashing app problem and the... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2014 by Big Al
(Verified Purchase)

Works well
Easy to use fast clear crisp screen.

Reviewed 3 September 2014 by Michael J Rochford
(Verified Purchase)

I liked it but the sample i received did not work.I could not charge it so i had to send it back.

Reviewed 24 July 2014 by Michal Borowczak | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Hello Ive just get this product few weeks ago when i get it came with old system android 4.3 im little bit worry beacuse it was not any info about official update for this asus to new system... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus fe170, asus fe170c, asus fe170cg, asus fe170cg1b047, asus fe170cg1b047a
Barcodes 00886227848157, 00886227918867, 04716659759287, 04716659848158

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