While we were expecting Asus to have something new to showcase on the compact Android tablet front at IFA 2014 in Berlin, all signs seemed to point towards another low-cost entry. The cheapest one yet in the MeMo Pad line, as word had it.
Only the Taiwanese have actually done the opposite, going on record to introduce possibly the beefiest, crispest MeMo Pad thus far. Surely, the best MeMo Pad model to sport a tiny 7-inch screen. Tiny but so deliciously vibrant, thanks to a 1,920 x 1,200 pixels resolution that’s more common among 8 and 10 inchers.
The resulting pixel density, 323 ppi, may well break a few records in the class, and so will the 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom Z3560 CPU… once Android is in a position to provide a safe, nurturing environment for the state-of-the-art processing architecture.
Remember, 4.4 KitKat, the pre-loaded OS on the Asus MeMo Pad 7 ME572C, merely supports 32-bit computing, with its sequel, codenamed L, widely expected to take that to the next level later this fall.
Hopefully, the latest MeMo Pad will be in line for a swift Android L update, since that’s basically the sole remaining piece that would complete an amazing high-end, pocket-sized puzzle. Everything else is there, from an unusually sharp edged design to a skinny 8.3 mm profile, generous 2 gigs of RAM, optional 4G LTE connectivity and healthy battery life, thanks once again to the 64-bit Intel SoC.
Via [Asus Press Room]