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Asus FonePad ME371MG Z2420 1.2GHz 32GB 7" 3G Tablet

Z2420 1.2GHz Android 32GB Jun 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 agreed that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Great value for money! An excellent tablet” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review and rated it 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also wrote “Brilliant for price”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Fantastic value tablet, 5 stars to functionality”.

Five Asus FonePad ME371MG owners who reviewed it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “A cheap 3G tabletThe overall quality seems high ie solid” and scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG 5 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Superb Android implementation - with 3G and phone capability - bargain price!”. Amazon Customer also wrote “With the 3G? It's a super deal”.

Some customers who purchased the Asus FonePad ME371MG agreed that it was cheap. Guy Mitchell mentioned four years ago “I bought some inexpensive bluetooth headphones and an excellent case” in his review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. Young Pilgrim said “Had opted for a Nexus 7 as an excellent budget, compact, Android option” and gave the Asus FonePad ME371MG a score of 5 stars.

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Robust

Some people wrote that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was well made. Amazon Customer wrote “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 scored this tablet 5 stars and mentioned “It is well built” in their review of this tablet. David Shakespeare said “Seems well made \ good quality all round” .

Several Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was strong and durable. Lobsterman wrote on Amazon three years ago “With a good sturdy case/stand and a screen protector”. Four years ago Rpv wrote “The Asus FonePad has a durable aluminum build” in their review of this tablet.

One person said that it was good at resisting water ingress.

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Nice Design

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers considered that it was smooth. Four years ago Edward Munch said in his review of this tablet “Not Databags apply.I Love it's silky smooth action”. John1950 wrote on Amazon “A great, nippy and smooth tablet” and scored it very highly. John1950 also wrote “Phone, such a relief!The screen is smooth in action, videos run perfectly well”.

Several people who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. L. Howells wrote in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “The screen is gorgeous and bright” . P. F. Barrett mentioned on Amazon “It is a beautifully built device - up to Asus usual high standards”. S. Gouldstone said on Amazon “I think the screen is pretty good” in their review of this tablet.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG owner mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was well designed. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Very good screen display indoors, good battery life, fairly uncluttered version of Android from Asus” and rated it 80 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that this tablet was good quality. Avid Reader mentioned in their review of this tablet “Excellent product, very good quality and good value”. Avid Reader also wrote “Very pleased with tablet quality and phone specs”. D. W. Barr mentioned on Amazon “The screen is clear with good quality” and rated it as excellent.

Good Size

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was compact. Two people who reviewed it said that it was a good size. Disco said on Amazon “Very pleased with this -screen is good size is good, value good”.

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG owners reckoned that this tablet was easy to carry around. Lobsterman said “It's perfectly easy to carry round (I have many capacious pockets”. Sue De Nym wrote on Amazon four years ago “It's light and easy to handle” in her Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

One customer who bought the Asus FonePad ME371MG said that it was thin.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG owner who purchased the Asus FonePad ME371MG said that it was heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer said in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon four years ago “Carry around, not heavy” and rated the product 5 stars.

One person who purchased the Asus FonePad ME371MG thought it was a good weight. Edward Munch mentioned in his review of this tablet 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”.

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Good Connectivity

A number of people concluded that the product was wifi compatible. A. J. Gauld mentioned on Amazon “As a WiFi tablet this is great” in their review of this tablet and gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars. Hotwired said in their review “The Wireless hub capability is brilliant and though not really for street use it is a perfectly useable phone”. Steve Sinclair mentioned on Amazon “All up an running with mobile calls, 3G, WIFI very easy” in his review.

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Dan the Man wrote in his review “If you have unlimited calls, texts and internet as I have on Virgin sim only this is fantastic” . Luke Yoo mentioned on Amazon “Wherever I go, I can enjoy internet with ASUS Fonepad”. Four years ago Rev1 said 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” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

A number of people thought this tablet was good in terms of connectivity. Dan the Man gave this tablet an excellent rating and he said in his review of this tablet “My car has Bluetooth connectivity and I am not embarrassed by a large phone”. Green Bin said on Amazon “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” in their review of this tablet and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Rev1 mentioned in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review “Get much better connectivity speed than through my Samsung Galaxy Note”.

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who purchased the Asus FonePad ME371MG considered that it had email functionality. Guy Mitchell wrote “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”. P. F. Barrett said on Amazon four years ago “Mostly it was used to do email, text and some games” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. The Ledge said in the same month “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 customer who reviewed it considered that it had gps. Prince Leonil mentioned in his review four years ago “Everything else is ok including gps”.

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Good Sound Quality

Five Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it had good sound quality. A. J. Gauld mentioned on Amazon “The screen is clear, as is the sound and thee is adequate volume”. Amazon Customer wrote four years ago “I'd like a rear camera, I'd like it to be lighter, I'd like better speakers.”. In the same month David Shakespeare said “Sound - also not too bad for its size - not too tinny when playing music”.

Good Battery Life

Several Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Four years ago A. Flatt mentioned on Amazon “Light with good battery life.I now have a new hobby of ringing her in shops” and scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG 5 stars. Charles D. wrote on Amazon in the same month “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 gave this tablet a score of 20 out of 100. Also four years ago Edward Munch wrote “Works well and battery lasts for ages even on video.I dont know if I'm doing someting wrong settingswise” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

A number of people who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Amazon Customer scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG very highly and mentioned four years ago “Other features of the superb android implementation include really easy access to wifi configuratoin”. In the same month Bobwils rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon “(this is my first android)with a host of easy to use features and apps” in their review. W. R. Scott mentioned in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon “Good features no lagging only draw back so far is the pnone is a little hard to hear have to use speaker phone.” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Asus Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus tablets and also specifically for Asus Z2420 processor tablets and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG owners agreed that it was noisy. Three years ago Pallus scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “Better (louder) sound although not stereo” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other tablet computers of this spec and age that we have assessed, the FonePad ME371MG's internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest. The smallest internal storage capacity of tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the FonePad ME371MG is 8GB and the largest is 32GB.

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5 Reasons Against

Inferior Webcam

A few customers who bought the product thought it was not good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “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 wrote in her review on Amazon four years ago “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

The FonePad ME371MG is not 4G. Most of the other tablets of this age and spec are also not 4G.

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Difficult to Use

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was not easy to use. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Very disappointed as I needed to use it on a triip” and rated this tablet 1 stars. John E. Allen said on Amazon “Smaller one that does do that every time!- Back panel is now a bit distorted around the volume control”. L. Howells wrote in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG “I don't play any 3D fps games on tablets - as I have never found it a great experience on any device due to poor control mechanisms.” yet they still gave the Asus FonePad ME371MG a score of 5 stars.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was not comfortable and easy to hold. Burty mentioned “The curved shape of the rear of the fonepad which makes it difficult to hold at times” but despite that they gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Kiwi wrote on Amazon “A little heavy to hold after a while does make your hands ache”. Four years ago P. F. Barrett wrote in their review of this tablet “Due to rheumatoid arthritis I have limited dexterity in my hands so want a pen driven device”.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was not easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned four years ago “Found that I had the wrong settings on skype, I was using it in "Tablet" mode” nonetheless they scored the product very highly.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the FonePad ME371MG has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been available for a similar time to the FonePad ME371MG. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

The Asus FonePad ME371MG has a higher video recording mode than most tablets that are a similar age to it. This tablet computer has a 720p video recording modes, whereas most comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago have a 1080p video recording modes. Across all tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the FonePad ME371MG the best video recording mode is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus FonePad ME371MG

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.2 gigahertz, the Asus FonePad ME371MG has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 3 megapixels, the FonePad ME371MG has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The FonePad ME371MG has a pretty average display diagonal (7 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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One Processor Cores

Compared to the other five tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the number of processor coress on the FonePad ME371MG is one which is average.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Cache
Processor Brand
Processor Family
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Storage Medium
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
2G Standards
3G Standards
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Phone Features
Video Call
Voice Call
Performance
Proximity Sensor
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Battery
Standby Time (3G)
Talk Time (3G)
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Wi-Fi

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.

Reviewed 28 July 2014 by Michael W
(Verified Purchase)

Just the very best at an affordable price, look no further.

(Verified Purchase)

Not great. Intel processor is slow compared to similarly prices nexus 7. Also intel processor has the annoying issue of not all apps being compatible. Was really annoying when I first got the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

For the money, a great tablet. The main reason I bought it is because it runs on a phone tarrif so means I can get unlimited data downlaod + some calls from one of the Giff gaff bundles for

I didn't buy this, I bought the Version 2 model 'ME372'. ME372 is very useable and just upgraded itself to Kit Kat.

This original model has no front camera but much better (louder)... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2014 by Avid Reader
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product, very good quality and good value. Loads of extras. Only problem is the camera. Works well but only takes front facing pictures, which does get frustrating. Very pleased with... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers me371m, me371mg, me371mg1b094, me371mg1i054, me371mg1b067, me371mg1b070, me371mg1b067a, me371mg1b070a, me371mg1b094a, me371mg1i054a
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