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Asus FonePad ME371MG Z2460 1.6GHz 8GB 7" 3G Tablet

Z2460 1.6GHz Android 8GB Jul 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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16 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Four years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “A cheap 3G tabletThe overall quality seems high ie solid” and scored the product very highly. Avid Reader mentioned three years ago “Excellent product, very good quality and good value”. Avid Reader also said “Very pleased with tablet quality and phone specs”.

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A few Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote in their review 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” and rated it 5 stars. D. W. Barr wrote “It is well built” in their review of this tablet. David Shakespeare said “Seems well made \ good quality all round”.

Several customers considered that it was strong and durable. Lobsterman mentioned in their review on Amazon three years ago “With a good sturdy case/stand and a screen protector”. Rpv scored the product very highly and said on Amazon four years ago “The Asus FonePad has a durable aluminum build”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good at resisting water ingress.

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Good Connectivity

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

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

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Dan the Man wrote “My car has Bluetooth connectivity and I am not embarrassed by a large phone”. Green Bin wrote 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” and scored the product very highly. Rev1 said “Get much better connectivity speed than through my Samsung Galaxy Note”.

Three people who purchased the Asus FonePad ME371MG said that it had email functionality. Four years ago Guy Mitchell said on Amazon “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” in his review and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars. P. F. Barrett said in their review of this tablet “Mostly it was used to do email, text and some games” . The Ledge wrote four 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 Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had gps. Prince Leonil gave the Asus FonePad ME371MG a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Everything else is ok including gps” in his review.

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Nice Design

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

Several customers who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking. L. Howells rated it as excellent and said on Amazon “The screen is gorgeous and bright” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. P. F. Barrett said “It is a beautifully built device - up to Asus usual high standards”. S. Gouldstone mentioned on Amazon “I think the screen is pretty good” in their review.

One person reckoned that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was well designed.

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Good Size

Several Asus FonePad ME371MG owners thought this tablet was compact. Some customers reckoned that this tablet was a good size. Disco said on Amazon “Very pleased with this -screen is good size is good, value good” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

A few people mentioned that it was easy to carry around. Lobsterman mentioned on Amazon “It's perfectly easy to carry round (I have many capacious pockets”. Sue De Nym scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG 80 out of 100 and she mentioned in her Asus FonePad ME371MG review on Amazon “It's light and easy to handle”.

One person thought this tablet was thin. One Asus FonePad ME371MG owner who bought the Asus FonePad ME371MG considered that it was heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer said “Carry around, not heavy” in their review and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars.

One Asus FonePad ME371MG owner who purchased this tablet considered that it was a good weight. Edward Munch wrote on Amazon four years ago “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.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thick. Rpv mentioned on Amazon “It weighs 340 grams and is 10.4mm thick” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers considered that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “Great value for money! An excellent tablet”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Brilliant for price”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Fantastic value tablet, 5 stars to functionality”.

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Asus FonePad ME371MG was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Superb Android implementation - with 3G and phone capability - bargain price!” in their review of this tablet and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “With the 3G? It's a super deal”. Markus Pahl wrote “This tablet is an absolute bargain, good display, great battery life”.

A number of Asus FonePad ME371MG reviewers who bought it wrote that it was cheap. Guy Mitchell he wrote in his review on Amazon “I bought some inexpensive bluetooth headphones and an excellent case”. Four years ago Young Pilgrim said in his Asus FonePad ME371MG review “Had opted for a Nexus 7 as an excellent budget, compact, Android option”.

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Good Sound Quality

Five customers who purchased the product thought it had good sound quality. A. J. Gauld said in their review “The screen is clear, as is the sound and thee is adequate volume”. Amazon Customer wrote “I'd like a rear camera, I'd like it to be lighter, I'd like better speakers.” in their review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG. David Shakespeare wrote “Sound - also not too bad for its size - not too tinny when playing music”.

Good Battery Life

A few people agreed that it had a good battery life. A. Flatt said “Light with good battery life.I now have a new hobby of ringing her in shops”. Four years ago Amazon Customer said “Very good screen display indoors, good battery life, fairly uncluttered version of Android from Asus”. Charles D. wrote in his review “The battery has failed after one month and I cannot switch it on or recharge it so Asus have agreed to collect” .

Good Technical Features

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

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

We checked 5,365 user and expert reviews for Asus tablet computers and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its Z2460 processor tablet computers range.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers reckoned that it was noisy. Pallus wrote in their review of this tablet “Better (louder) sound although not stereo”.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is the most frequently supported storage media on tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.6 gigahertz, the FonePad ME371MG has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. Across all the tablet computers of a similar type and age to the FonePad ME371MG the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.4GHz.

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Capacitive Touchscreen Type

This tablet computer features a Capacitive touchscreen type, which is the most frequently featured touchscreen type on tablet computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Long Talk Time (3G)

The shortest talk time (3G) of tablets that have been around for more than two years is 6h and the longest is 46h. The FonePad ME371MG has a quite long talk time (3G) (32.5 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the FonePad ME371MG.

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Light

With a weight of only 340 grams, the FonePad ME371MG is one of the lighter tablets that are a comparable age to the FonePad ME371MG amongst tablet computers of this age. The lightest similar spec tablet that has been available for a comparable time to the FonePad ME371MG is 10g heavy and the heaviest is 2.3kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Inferior Webcam

A few Asus FonePad ME371MG owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was not good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer wrote 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” however they still rated it as excellent. Sue De Nym said “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” in her review of the Asus FonePad ME371MG yet she still scored the Asus FonePad ME371MG 4 stars.

Only One Processor Cores

The FonePad ME371MG is a one processor cores tablet computer.

There are a number of alternative 1 processor cores tablets currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude ST.

If this tablet computer has too few processor coress then you might also want to look at the Wacom Cintiq Companion (2 processor coress) which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G

The FonePad ME371MG is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the FonePad ME371MG are also not 4G.

If you would prefer a tablet computer that is 4G then you might also want to consider the Huawei MediaPad X1 which also has a higher rating.

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Difficult to Use

Six people who reviewed it thought it was not easy to use. Amazon Customer said on Amazon two years ago “Very disappointed as I needed to use it on a triip”. John E. Allen mentioned on Amazon “Smaller one that does do that every time!- Back panel is now a bit distorted around the volume control” in his review. L. Howells wrote on Amazon four years ago “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.” in their review of this tablet.

A number of customers who bought it agreed 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” however despite that they still scored it 4 stars. Kiwi wrote “A little heavy to hold after a while does make your hands ache” in their review. P. F. Barrett said in their review on Amazon “Due to rheumatoid arthritis I have limited dexterity in my hands so want a pen driven device”.

One customer who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was not easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Found that I had the wrong settings on skype, I was using it in "Tablet" mode” in their Asus FonePad ME371MG review.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of only 8 gigabytes, the FonePad ME371MG has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys amongst similar spec tablets of this age. Comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago have internal storage capacitys of between 1GB and 520GB.

There are a number of other 8GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the FonePad ME371MG is 5.5", the largest is 14", and the average display diagonal is 9.3". With a display diagonal of only 7 inches, the FonePad ME371MG has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

If this Asus tablet display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the GOCLEVER Quantum 785 (7.85") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 0.512 megabytes, the FonePad ME371MG has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the FonePad ME371MG. The smallest processor cache of tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FonePad ME371MG is 0.25MB, the largest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.1MB.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 32GB to 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 61GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the FonePad ME371MG has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Asus FonePad ME371MG has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the FonePad ME371MG. The smallest internal memory of tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the FonePad ME371MG is 0.5GB, the largest is 8GB, and the average internal memory is 2.3GB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus FonePad ME371MG

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Asus tablet has been on the market for over two years.

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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 asus fe170, asus fe170c, asus fe170cg, asus fe170cg1b047, asus me175cg1b051, asus fe170cg1b047a, asus me175cg1b051a
Barcodes 04716659744498, 04716659759287

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