Asus FonePad 8 – Quick Review

Tech war between the popular mobile phone brands all around the world for launching the best gadgets is a known fact. Interestingly, some of the least popular brands has joined this wagon too, and as the time has elapsed, the competition has come over to tablets.

But don’t you think that this tough tug of war between smart device makers seems helpful, as it doesn’t matter who tops the list, but in the end, you or “we” as a consumer will be benefited.

Continuing this process and to make their place in this tech society, Taiwan based company Asus launched its tablet “Asus FonePad 8” in India to directly compete with top brands of this sector. FonePad 8 is extension in their FonePad series and has emerged as the best tablet if compared with its rivals.

We’ve been asked many a times to suggest best tablets under 15K or under 10K and what not, and yes, this post will surely not list best tablets you can buy under particular amount, but this will be more concerned towards Asus Fonepad 8, which we think is a good tablet under 15K bracket.


Asus FonePad 8 is an 8-inched tablet having 1280X800 pixel display, running on Android 4.4 out of the box with famous Asus Zen interface. This tablet has 1.3GHz Intel’s Atom Quad-core processor which is the latest and advanced processor by Intel in comparison of previous ones. With 2GB of RAM, it is a powerful enough to maintain all your apps smoothly.

For storing datas, this device has got internal storage of 16GB, which can be expanded upto 64GB if you’re not satisfied with internal provided space.

Though, for shutterbugs,  it has 2MP front and 5MP rear camera, which might be quite surprising when compared to high end tablets like iPad or high end budget friendly one like Mi Pad, both of them featuring full HD camera. However, tablets are never meant for the photography, so it hardly matters, until and unless it possesses a good camera for video calling.

And to juice this up, it comes backed with 4,000mAh battery under the hood. For connectivity, it has got Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G, and have dual SIM connectivity. Maxx Audio Technology based dual front speakers give it an extra significance in comparison to other rivals.

Back panel of Asus Fonepad 8 have scrubbed surface, which gives you a great grip to hold the tablet with one hand firmly, unlike the glossy one provided by other brands.


The best part is, all this specs comes with a price tag of Rs.13,999.

Key Specifications – Asus Fonepad 8

  • 8 inch (1280 x 800) display
  • 1.3GHz Intel Atom Quad-Core
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM
  • Android 4.4
  • 5 Megapixel primary and 2 Megapixel secondary Camera
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G
  • 4,000mAh battery
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