ASUS CEO pulls FHD Android tablet out of his hat

ASUS CEO pulls FHD Android tablet out of his hat
ASUS CEO Jerry Shen pulled a tablet out of his hat in Taipei at Computex. During a Qualcomm presentation, the executive hinted about an Android tablet coming in the third quarter. The display will offer resolution of 1920 x 1080 and will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon. The slate will also offer LTE connectivity.

There is some speculation that this could be a Qualcomm powered version of the just introduced ASUS MeMo Pad FHD 10 which is powered by a dual-core Intel processor. Will there be any more surprises coming out of Taipei tonight?




source: Engadget

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12 Comments

1. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Asus has been announcing some really nice stuff. "Will there be any more surprises coming out of Taipei tonight?" Amd has a 5ghz CPU that might be announced at computex.

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1602; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Asus is only capable of producing these kind of devices. They are just awesome. I wish their "Fonepad Note" had slim bezels or end to end display. I really wanted to own that device but will pass to Note 3 in that category. But well done Asus hands down

9. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

yupe asus going to kick samsung butt again.....

13. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Nexus 7 2? I was hoping for a q2 release ;-;

2. Omar-BHR95

Posts: 184; Member since: Dec 23, 2012

I Think Asus and Sony are the best android tablet makers IMO coming from a windows phone fan

5. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Windows Phones won't be behind for long, they will eventually run the desktop OS instead of the dumbed down windows phone OS. Just wait there will eventually be intel powered Lumias.

3. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

asus the rising star in tablets

6. zibbyzib2000

Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I came here expecting a video of the guy actually pulling a tablet out of his hat :(

12. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

Me too. I thought he was going to do it literally.

8. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no doubt it'll be powered by the S800.

10. erikiksaz

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 22, 2010

Asus is spreading themselves thin. I forsee a decline in updates and/or overall quality in the coming years.

11. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Hopefully this will also be the new Nexus 7 like the Nexus 4 is a rebranded Optimus G.

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