A New Generation of Innovative ASUS Android Tablets are Available for Pre-Order Today

    The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 and 8 (ME176CX and ME181C) and Transformer Pad TF103C feature the ASUS ZenUI interface and 64-bit Intel Atom processors

    Fremont, CA (June 5, 2014) - ASUS today announced an innovative tablet lineup is available for pre-order at Amazon.com, Newegg.com, TigerDirect.com and GameStop retail stores. Users that pre-order will receive a free one-year Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) ¹. The new generation of Android tablets provide users with a wide range of computing needs which include the ASUS MeMO Pads and the ASUS Transformer Pad. All models feature the intuitive ASUS ZenUI, a 64-bit Intel® Atom™ quad-core CPU and Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.

    The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 and 8 (ME176CX and ME181C) are affordable, industry-leading 7- and 8-inch, Android tablets featuring the 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 processor (up to 1.86GHz, quad-core) and HD 1280 x 800 IPS displays.
    ASUS Transformer Pad (TF103C) provides on-the-go productivity and entertainment with its 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz). It features the classic mobile keyboard dock with a new hidden hinge design.

    ASUS MeMO Pad Series (ME176CX/ ME181C)
    The new ASUS MeMO Pad Series (ME176CX/ME181C) features the advanced 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz) that provides powerful, efficient performance for smooth web surfing and fast app loading.

    Featuring 7- or 8-inch 1280 x 800 HD IPS displays, MeMO Pad ME176CX and ME181C provide highly detailed, crystal-clear images. They are also portable wireless entertainment hubs, with Miracast support allowing users to stream multimedia content to compatible external displays, plus CSR’s aptX® audio coding for wireless CD-quality audio streaming to optional Bluetooth headsets. Users can also capture excellent images with the tablets’ smart camera apps and front/rear cameras.

    ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (ME176CX) is available in white, black, blue (GameStop exclusive), red and yellow; while ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME181C) is available in white, black, and purple. Both models will be available in stores for purchase on June 22nd.
    ASUS MeMO Pad ME176CX ASUS MeMO Pad ME181C
    ASUS Transformer Pad (TF103C)
    New ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C features a new mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge design, and is powered by the latest 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz). The tablet itself measures just 10.1 x 7 x .4”, and is slightly thicker at .8” when docked. The new keyboard dock has an ergonomic chiclet design including intuitive one-touch function keys for common tasks like Delete or Screen Grab. The ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C is available in black or white.

    The Transformer Pad TF103C has an HD 1280 x 800 resolution with IPS technology for 170-degree wide viewing angles. This improves on color accuracy for more vibrant hues, with minimal color shift even when viewed from extreme angles.

    Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi is also included; giving fast, reliable connections for a smoother online experience, while integrated GPS and GLONASS receivers provide fast, location services with pinpoint accuracy.

    ASUS Transformer Pad (TF103C)
    Availability & Pricing
    The ASUS MeMO 7 and 8 (ME176CX and ME181C) and Transformer Pad TF103C are available for pre-order today at Amazon.com, Newegg.com, TigerDirect.com and GameStop retail stores with MSRP at US$149 for ME176CX, US$199 for ME181C and US$299 for TF103C. The pre-order purchase will receive one-year complimentary ADP¹ coverage. All three models will be available in stores for purchase on June 22nd.

    Please visit http://www.asus.com/us/site/tablets for pre-order details, where to buy and further product information.

    ¹Asus ADP (Accidental Damage Protection) covers against damages including: liquid spills, electrical surges, fires, and drops. Not applicable to all tablets and subject to verification by ASUS. Offer valid only within the 1st year of product ownership, non-transferable, and subject to verification by ASUS. ASUS ADP does NOT apply to the following: scratches and dents, incorrect or inadequate customer installation, lost or stolen products, intentional damage, recovery or transfer or stored data to the product, requests for miscellaneous cables or accessories, and damages caused by acts of God, nature, or war.

    About ASUS
    ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,256 awards in 2013 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.
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