Some Asus Memo Pad 7 ME172V owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Cnet.com wrote in their Asus Memo Pad 7 ME172V review on CNET.com “Regardless of the Asus Memo Pad ME172V's attractively low $140 price, you shouldn't buy it”. Four years ago Notebookcheck.net said in their Asus Memo Pad 7 ME172V review “However, brand name products first got really affordable with Acer's Iconia B” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Phandroid.com wrote in their review also four years ago “ASUS set out to create an ultra affordable tablet for folks who don't want to spend a lot of money on a slate”.
Three Asus Memo Pad 7 ME172V reviewers thought this tablet was cheap. Pcmag.com wrote in their review on expert website PC Mag “Luckily for consumers, there are a number of budget friendly tablets that, while not hot rods, are perfectly suitable for activities like watching videos, readi”. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Asus MeMO Pad ME172V is a solid low-cost Android tablet for less demanding users, with reliable performance for lighter tasks like Web browsing”. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “The ASUS MeMO Pad is a low-cost, 7in Android tablet that will sell for $50 less than the Nexus 7 when it launches Down Under in "early March”.
A few people said in their reviews that this tablet was a bargain for the price. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “As tablet makers race to the bottom, sacrifices have to be made to reach those bargain prices” . Expert website Phonearena.com wrote “Don’t let its $150 cost fool you, just because it fulfills that age old adage of “you get what you pay for.” Sure it’s cheap.”.