The Asus Memo Pad ME172V won't set you back a ton, but with much better choices only $50 away, you should simply pay more now and regret less later.
Despite their similar looks, the Asus ME172V is not the Nexus 7 in any sense.
Specs have surfaced of a 7-inch Google and Asus tablet that could cost less than £100.
The Asus Memo Pad ME172V is not the 7-inch tablet to get. Its low-resolution screen and slow performance trip it up in a big way.
Asus' Memo Pad HD 7 is already better than the tablet it's following up. Well, on paper at least.
New benchmarks hint at a budget-minded Android 4.1 tablet with a 1GHz processor and a 1,024x600-pixel display.
It won't be released in the U.S., but the Asus FonePad is available to U.K. customers now. It's a good 7-inch tablet, but is a pretty silly phone concept.
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