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ASUS Fonepad 8

Asus in Philippines is known for a hybrid of smartphones and tablets. Most recently, the Asus FonePad 8 brings us a tablet-styled device that features all your favourite Asus specs. Coming with a variety of colours along with a multiple loveable specs, there are many things you will love about the Asus FonePad 8. Find out more about the Asus FonePad 8 in Philippines below.

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Asus FonePad 8 exterior

In terms of build quality, the Asus FonePad 8 is nothing short of extraordinary. Competing with the top tablet brands in the market, the Asus FonePad 8 features Asus’ signature Oleophobic coated casing with a screen size of up to 8.0 inches with full HD display IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and 16M colours. For its size, the FonePad is relatively lightweight at 328g.

Multitask and organize

The FonePad 8 is one handy tool for organizing your daily activity. Running on the Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), the FonePad 8 is smooth and easy to access. The Intel Atom Z3530 chipset along with a Quad-core 1.33 GHz processor is fast for most processes although user experience may vary with heavy activity such as gaming. Dual-SIM capability also allows for work and play.

Storage space and camera features

For every tablet, storage space is one of the key selling points. The Asus FonePad 8 comes with 16GB internal storage with an external option of microSD card up to 64GB. Options for RAM come at 1 or 2GB. Moving on to the camera, the FonePad 8’s rear camera is a 5MP autofocus shooter while the front is a 2MP camera for your selfie game. Of course you won’t usually buy a tablet for its camera features, but the FonePad 8’s camera does well for basic functions.

Other specs

Basic features of the FonePad 8 include GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot capabilities along with stereo speakers, MP3/MP4 compatibility. A bunch of sensors that come in handy are the accelerometer, proximity, compass while MMS, Email, Push Mail and IM are suitable for work. As for battery power, the FonePad 8 sports a non-removable Li-Po battery (15.2 Wh) that gives 3G talk time up to 21 hours.

Overall, the FonePad 8 is one hybrid tablet you have to consider. If you love Asus (which we’re guessing you do), then you should take a sneak peek at the Asus FonePad 8. For more variants on Asus or any other brands of tablets and smartphones in Philippines, check out iprice’s comparison feature. Happy shopping

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2015-05-13
Utilitarian design, Decent display quality, Good sound output, Phone functionality works as advertised, Support for dualSIM, 3G Connectivity, Respectable performance, Great battery lifeSome apps are not compatible (or does not load) because of the processor, Too much preinstalled apps, A bit pricey
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Reviewed on 2015-03-05
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Reviewed on 2015-02-03
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Reviewed on 2015-01-26
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Reviewed on 2015-01-22
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Reviewed on 2015-01-20
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Reviewed on 2015-01-19
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Reviewed on 2014-12-22
Good overall performance, Dual SIM, Affordable, Lightweight and slimRear camera is only 5MP & has no flash, Only 1GB RAM & 8GB internal st
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Reviewed on 2014-11-08
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Reviewed on 2014-11-07
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Reviewed on 2014-10-31
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Reviewed on 2014-10-03
Sturdy case, Good haptics, Two SIM slots, Current Android 4.4.2, Bright display, High viewing angle stability, Natural colors, Good sound, Decent main camera, Long battery runtimeOnly 4 GB free storage, Poor webcam, Battery cannot be replaced
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Processor family

Intel® Atom™

Processor model


Processor cores


Processor cache

2 MB


Internal memory

1 GB


Display diagonal

20.3 cm (8")

Display resolution

1280 x 800 pixels

LED backlight
Display technology


Touch technology



Built-in speaker(s)

Weight & dimensions


120 mm


214 mm


8.9 mm


310 g


Wi-Fi standard

IEEE 802.11n

Wi-Fi standards

IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Bluetooth version


2G standards


3G standards



Internal storage capacity

16 GB

Card reader integrated
Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

64 GB

Storage media





Operating system installed


Operating system version



Rear camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)

5 MP

Video recording
Video recording modes


Front camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)

2 MP

Packaging content

Keyboard supplied
AC adapter included
Warranty card


Battery technology

Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Battery capacity (Watt hours)

15.2 Wh

Battery life (max)

12 h

Talk time (3G)

21 h


Form factor


Colour of product


Device type

Mini tablet

Kids tablet


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)