ASUS to launch MeMO Pad HD 7 in Canada on August 12th


Even in Canada, the 7-inch tablet market has gotten crowded in the last year. ASUS, the company behind the Google Nexus 7 (both 2012 and 2013 editions) today announced that its MeMO Pad HD 7 is coming to Canada on August 12th. While it may not have the specifications of the Nexus 7, its CA$159 price will make it a worthwhile cheaper alternative.

ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 specifications

  • Processor: 1.2Ghz quad-core
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.2
  • Cellular connectivity: None
  • Other connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 7-inch WXGA (1280×800) IPS
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP
  • Front-facing camera: 1.2MP
  • Dimensions: 196.8 × 120.6 × 10.8 millimeters
  • Weight: 302 grams
  • Colors: Blue, white, pink, and green
  • Other: Stereo speakers with SonicMaster technology

It will be sold alongside the protective TransCover which features a flexible folding design to prop the tablet at different angles and the Persona Cover custom-fit case.

The ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 will be available at BestBuy, Future Shop, Staples and local retail stores starting on August 12th. It will sell for CA$159.99.

Source : ASUS