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Asus MeMO Pad 7″ Now Available

Previously we had announced back in January that Asus was planning on releasing a budget 7″ tablet that would be cheaper than the Nexus 7. Today the Asus MeMO Pad 7″ is now available for purchase from Amazon. The tablet start at $150 compared to the Nexus 7 at $199 for the 16GB version. Now you do lose quite a bit of hardware specs with this tablet but that’s expected at a lower price. Let’s take a look and see what you get exactly with this budget tablet. 

The tablet comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a single core 1 GHz VIA WM8950 CPU with a Mali-400 GPU. The screen resolution is 1024 x 600 with a back camera only and 16GB of storage. The only real advantage this tablet has over the Nexus 7 is that you can add a microSD card for additional storage. In my opinion the extra $50 is well worth it to get a Nexus 7 sporting the best hardware and the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Even if money is that important I would recommend buying a used Nexus 7. But if you want a new tablet and $150 is the right price range then check out the new MeMO Pad 7 and let us know what you think.

Purchase from Amazon: Asus MeMO Pad 7″

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Arash Soheili

Founder & Chief Editor at Android Cowboy
Arash is the founder of Android Cowboy and all around tech enthusiast. His passion for technology and Android pushed him to start his own blog. He currently carries the Nexus 5, Kindle Fire HDX, and Nexus 7 FHD tablet. He's also a Google Glass explorer!!