Details on Android-Powered Asus Tablet Emerges
Comes with 1GB of RAM and a microSD card.
A 7-inch tablet called ME-172V created by Asus was recently outed, with details on the device now providing more insight into the unannounced product.
The benchmark deriving from GLBenchmark confirms an operating system of Android 4.1.1, otherwise known as Jelly Bean. Its screen resolution is apparently 1024 x 552, and will run a CPU frequency from 600MHz to 1,008MHz.
Technical specifications points to the device featuring a VIA WMV8950 processor, 1 GB of RAM and a microSD card, which is a component Google's Nexus 7 lacks.
Comparatively, the Nexus 7's processor is a Tegra 3 quad-core clocked at 1.3GHz, while its memory is also 1 GB. Storage wise, the ME-172V is said to include internal storage of 8 GB, while the former comes in three variants -- 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB.
Other rumored features of the ME-172V are a 4,270mAh battery, a Mali 400 graphics chip and a front-facing camera.
While Asus has yet to formally confirm the device's existence, the price tag is rumored to be $226.