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Asus Memo Pad 8 is a quad-core Android tablet on the cheap (pictures)

The Asus Memo Pad 8 packs an 8-inch display and a quad-core processor into a colourful body. Better yet, it'll be arriving with a cut-down price tag.

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BERLIN -- We're out at IFA in Germany checking out the latest tech from all the major brands. This time it's the turn of Asus with the Memo Pad 8. It's an 8-inch Android slate with a quad-core processor, a colourful body, and a cheap price tag.
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There's a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling over Skype.
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Not keen on hot pink? The Memo Pad 8 will come in a variety of other colours.
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It's easily slim enough to slide into your bag, but you'll need pretty big pockets to get it into your jeans.
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There's a 5-megapixel camera on the back, which should be good enough for some fancy Facebook snaps.
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Although it has an 8-inch display, slim bezels help keep the overall body size down.
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There's a microSD port on the side to expand the internal storage.
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A speaker grille sits at the bottom. Don't expect the sound to bother your neighbours.
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It's light enough to hold in one hand for at least a short while.

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