ASUS ME172V and ME301T Tablets Presented Behind The Scenes At CES 2013
It seems that not all the new products were presented at CES 2013, as the Taiwan-based company has also kept secret a couple of tablets. We are talking about ASUS ME172V and ME301T, which were unveiled to some lucky guy in the tech news business, and Tweakers, a Dutch webstie, even got to catch both of them on camera.
In the meantime, one of them was already announced officially: the ASUS ME172V, the 7-inch MeMo Pad tablet we have presented you earlier today. The other model, ASUS ME301T, is a 10-inch tablet, and alongside with ME172V, it made the headlines long before CES 2013 officially opened its gates.
The ASUS MeMo Pad aka ME172V has a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1,024 x 600 pixels and is underpinned by a 1 GHz VIA WM8950 CPU, Mali 400 GPU. ASUS ME172V also comes with 1 GB of RAM, and has two internal storage options: 8 and 16 GB, expandable using a microSD card slot.
The 7-inch ASUS MeMo Pad will hit the market at a price around $150, being a cheap alternative for the customers who don’t want to spent all their money on a tablet.
On the other hand, ASUS ME301T is a 10-inch tablet, with better technical specifications, boasting a 1,280 x 800 pixels display and being powered by a Tegra 3 processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The materials of the ASUS ME301T are also pointing towards a mid-end terminal, with a back lit that is manufactured using aluminum. It will most likely be sold as a member of the ASUS MeMo Pad line-up.
Both the ASUS ME172V and ME301T are running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box, and judging by the technical specifications, both tablets are members of the mid-range segment.
As I mentioned above, rumor has it that ASUS ME172V will be priced around $150, while the 10-inch tablet will have a price tag of around $300. We are still waiting for the latter one to be officially unveiled by the Taiwan-based tablet maker.