Asus MeMO Pad Smart 10 Deals

Andrew Williams

By Andrew Williams



March 31, 2013, 1:33 pm

The 16gb version sells for £250, but crucially has expandable memory.

The 16gb version of the Nexus 10 sells for £320. That's a big difference. And let's be quite honest about the screen, that resolution was typical of 15 inch laptops for years and no one complained that much. I can't really see how in every day use anyone's going to care that much about that resolution on a 10 inch screen.

I'd still buy the Nexus over this, but only so I get instant upgrades to the latest version of Android.


April 25, 2013, 4:15 pm

Hi, i bought a memopad 7" about 2 months ago. recently found that even if i fully charge the tablet in the morning, the battery is almost flat when i come home from work in the evening. can someone help me what to do?

primula monkey

May 2, 2013, 8:22 pm

Oh dear its another Andrew Williams review, which usually means the bigger the tablet's marketing budget and the better the distribution arrangements, the better the review. Hence, Mr Williams says this about the Nexus 7

"Made by Asus, the Nexus 7 takes a few pointers from the company's
Transformer range of tablets. In particular, the brown/black rear and
its textured rubberised plastic finish wouldn't look at all out of place
as part of that series.

Splashed with the Nexus and Asus logos,the Google Nexus 7 tablet is not quite an Apple-grade thing of beauty, but the dotted rear makes it feel almost leather-bound, rather than encased in plastic, as it actually is".

This about the KIndle Fire HD 8.9 "The rear of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is finished in soft-touch plastic for a finger-friendly feel, and the body feels dense and strong,"

But, this about the Asus memo pad "The Asus MeMO Pad Smart takes a pragmatic approach to design. Fancy finishes that will impress your fingers cost cash, and therefore this tablet uses simple, no-frills plastic" and "The only serious omission is 3G," ?????

i.e. the more likely you are to find it in PC World, the better the review.

Lamar Smith

May 7, 2013, 6:55 am

I don't know what world you live in but in my world. The Nexus 10 isn't $50 more than the MeMo Pad 10. The Nexus 10 cost $399-$499 (depending on where you shop) compared to the MeMo pad running from $279-$299. A huge difference in price if you ask me. Also the screen resolution isn't as bad as you make it out to be. It is one of the best in it's price range only matched by the Samsung 2 10.1 tablet.


March 11, 2014, 9:15 am

I bought the memo 10 fhd tablet a few months ago and have increasingly grown to dislike it, instead of liking it more, as is the case with my nexus 7. The frustrations:

* the sound is muddled and when I plug into external powered speakers, the tablets volume drops and can't be turned past two thirds. The sound coming from the speakers is muddled too.

* i dislike the keyboard input. The word choices with the auto-correct/auto- guess functions are wonky at best: it never capitalizes i when i enter i, it cant recognize cant, and wont recognize get the idea. The nexus 7 recognizes all of these.

* asus support is crap. I reported the volume issue and the best they could offer is that i reset my device or put in another request.

All things considered, i should have just waited for the new nexus 10 to come out.

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