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Asus Fonepad

alaTest has collected and analysed 297 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the portability and battery are overall positive. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably. The camera and featuresget less positive comments, and there are some mixed ratings about the connectivity.

price, screen, design, battery, portability

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We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablet Computers the Asus Fonepad is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus Fonepad

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 51 user reviews of Asus Fonepad from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablet Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS FonePad Case Cover Folio Skin, WHITE (for 7" FonePad Model) with integrated PropUp Flip-Stand Function for ASUS FonePad ME371MG. Includes BONUS: ASUS Fonepad Note ME560CG-1B035A

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ASUS Fonepad Android tablet

 

The 7in ASUS Fonepad adds smartphone calling capabilities to a traditional tablet form factor

Almost stock Android UI ; Good battery life ; microSD card slot

Too large to use as a phone ; No 4G connectivity ; Poor cameras

The ASUS Fonepad is a reasonable tablet overall but it's just too large to be used effectively as a smartphone and also lacks 4G connectivity.

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Asus FonePad

 

We get our paws on the tablet Asus wants you to use as a smartphone.

Via CNET.com

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ASUS Fonepad: Review

 

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ASUS Fonepad Review

 

We decided to take this big phone for a spin and see how ASUS' concept of ditching the pocket communication device would fly. The short answer: not very far.

The Fonepad is just a confusing device all over. It feels like ASUS couldn’t really figure out what it was going for here and as a result we have a laggy tablet with call functionality that’s being marketed as a smartphone alternative. Either way,...

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Asus Fonepad Review: One-Stop Shop

 

What if you had the form factor of the Nexus 7, the processor of the future and a behemoth battery to boot? Meet the Asus Fonepad: your next do-all tablet.

It’s weird that after over 12 months since its release to market that the Nexus 7 is still the go-to 7-inch tablet of choice. We can’t recommend it highly enough. The great news for Asus in that scenario is that it’s responsible for building that great...

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The biggest phablet: 7 inch Asus Fonepad reviewed

 

Too big to be a phone for many (us included), the Fonepad is a neat device for customers unsure whether they need a big phone or just a tablet with a phone inside.

Excellent value, Offers between two and three days of usage depending on how hard you go, Screen has great viewing angles

No 4G, Too big to be a phone, You'll need big pants if you plan to haul this around in pockets, Camera lacks a flash and is low in megapixels

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REVIEW: Asus Fonepad

 

Asus raises the stakes in the "mine's bigger than yours" phablet race with this shoe-sized Android phone.

The value proposition starts to change when you contemplate ditching your smartphone and only carrying the Fonepad. Is 7 inches an inch too far? Would the expensive Samsung Galaxy Note II or the budget Huawei Ascend Mate make a better compromise? Would...

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First look: Asus Fonepad

 

Calling on the Big Phone.

The Asus Fonepad is a well-priced odd man out in the Android gang. Does everything mostly well, but can be too big and bulky.

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Review: Asus Fonepad

 

Taiwan's Asus is one of the world's largest original equipment manufacturers and is no doubt looking at ways to capitalise on the tablet and smartphone boom, especially now that its traditional PC market is tanking. Asus has already made a foray into...