ASUS announced the new ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG), an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 IPS display tablet with dual-SIM, 3G phone functionality. Fonepad 8 features is lighter and narrower than its predecessor yet offers a larger viewing area thanks to a class-leading ultra-narrow bezel.
Fonepad 8 comes equipped with a 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom processor Z3530 1.33GHz that delivers powerful performance.
Fonepad8 features dual front speakers tuned with MaxxAudio for immersive multimedia experiences. It has twin 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front-facing cameras with PixelMaster technology.Fonepad8 is available with 16GB of onboard storage, which can be further expanded with up to 64GB of Micro SD Card storage.
The phone comes equipped with 4000 mAh battery provides up to 12 hours of life.
ASUS Fonepad8 comes with Android 4.4 (KitKat)and features ASUS ZenUI. The ZenUI is packed with more than 1000 software enhancements and sports a new visual design with modern 'flat' icons, customizable vivid color themes that match the device color, animations, new ringtones and notification sounds, and a clean layout to clearly present information.
ASUS ZenUI also includes two features — What's Next and Do It Later — designed to free users from actively having to manage the multitude of information they are confronted with daily, and enable them to be more productive. What's Next puts the information currently most important and useful to the user—such as upcoming appointments, new messages and missed calls from VIP contacts, weather at the next destination, and more—front and center on the lock screen, the home screen and in the notification drawer.
ASUS ZenUI also makes file sharing easier. Party Link improves on the sharing experience by letting users share files or photos with up to three parties simultaneously, with images immediately shared the moment they are taken with the ASUS ZenUI Camera app. Share Link lets users easily share files stored in their Fonepad easily with other devices when in Wi-Fi hotspot mode.