Asus Fonepad on sale in the UK from April 26


Device now available to pre-roder and will be available from Carphone Warehouse, Amazon and Sainsbury’s

The Asus Fonepad will go on sale in the UK through Carphone Warehouse, Amazon and Sainsbury’s from April 26. It will cost £179.99 and come in grey and gold.

The device, which is powered by an Intel Atom 1.2GHz processor and runs the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, has a seven-inch screen capable of HD video recording and playback.

It also features a 1.2-megapixel front camera, 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded by 32GB with a microSD card and 3G support to enable it to be used for voice calls using the built-in noise cancelling digital microphone or Bluetooth headset.

Asus chairman Jonney Shih said: “It is ideal to have a larger screen with entertainment, social media and other online activities now playing an increasingly important part in our mobile lifestyles. The incorporation of 3G mobile data with full telephony support, makes the Fonepad the perfect combination of a tablet and phone in one single device.”