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Asus MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 UK release date and pricing announced

Sam Loveridge


Asus MeMO Pad 10
Asus MeMO Pad 10

Asus has announced the UK release date and pricing for its duo of tablets, the Asus MeMO Pad 8 and Asus MeMO Pad 10.

Both the MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 will be available from October 21 for £199.99, despite their differing screen sizes.

The two tablets can be purchased from Amazon and Ebuyer next week, with increased availability for the MeMO 8 at Argos, Littlewoods and Tesco.

Asus MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 Features

The Asus MeMO Pad 8 has an 8-inch 1280 x 800p HD resolution screen and comes with a 1.6GHz quad-core processor.

Offering 9 hours of battery life, the MeMO Pad 8 comes with 16GB of internal storage, bolstered by a microSD card slot.

The tablet is capable of capturing 720p HD video and comes with dual speakers with Asus SonicMaster audio technology.

The 8-inch option has a rear 5-megapixel camera as well as a 1.2-megapixel front-facing snapper.

The MeMO Pad 10 is essentially the same beast, with a 10-inch 1280 x 800p HD display and an increased 9.5 hour battery life.

The 10-inch variety does drop the rear camera specs to 2-megapixels, although there really aren’t that many people who take pictures with their tablet.

The MeMO Pad 8 weighs 250g and measures 127mm across, while the MeMO Pad is understandably a bit beefier at 522g.

Both tablets can be purchased with a TriCover case that provides protection for the back and screen of the MeMO Pads. Availabe in three colours, the cases also have an Apple Smartcover-esque folding cover for propping up the tablets for typing and video watching.

Next, read our pick of the best Android tablets of 2013.

Matthew Bunton

October 17, 2013, 11:00 pm

I am surprised at those low screen resolutions. I would have expected 1080p even though they are reasonably priced.

Who would choose one of these over a Nexus 7?


October 30, 2013, 2:40 am

I would because a)its cheaper b)has a microSD and c)nexus 7 3rd gen will be out next year so why spend the money now?

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