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Asus Fonepad

alaTest has collected and analysed 161 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The design and screen also get good feedback. The camera and featuresget critical opinions, and comments about the connectivity and portability are mixed.

value for money, screen, design, usability, battery

features, camera

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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(Based on 161 reviews)

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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.


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ASUS Fonepad: Review


ASUS has been doing a great job manufacturing Google's stellar Nexus 7 tablet over the past year or so, finally bringing to market a model that can challenge the dominance of Apple's iPad. But the company's own-branded Android tablets haven't fared as...

The Fonepad is a very decent little Android tablet. It’s pretty much almost a replica of the first Nexus 7, with a few minor improvements. Given that we waxed lyrical about how much we loved the first Nexus 7, it’d be hypocritical not to hand over a...


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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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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.