ASUS Launches the New MeMO Pad 8 ME181 and Transformer Pad TF103 in Singapore

ASUS Launches the New MeMO Pad 8 ME181 and Transformer Pad TF103 in Singapore
New generation MeMO Pad and Transformer Pad Series which feature the latest
ASUS ZenUI interface and 64-bit Intel Atom processors

Singapore (4 July, 2014) — ASUS today announced the availability of the next generation ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) and ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C and. Both models feature the intuitive ASUS ZenUI, a 64-bit Intel® Atom™ quad-core CPU and Android 4.4 Kit Kat operating system. The MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) and Transformer Pad TF103C will be retailing at S$269 and S$399 respectively. Both models are available at all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores from today.

The MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) is the latest affordable, industry-leading 8-inch, 64-bit Android tablets featuring the 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor and HD 1280 x 800 IPS display. On the other hand, the Transformer Pad TF103 is the latest 10-inch Android tablet with HD 1280 x 800 IPS display and a detachable mobile keyboard dock with a new hidden hinge design which allows users to play and work more efficiently on-the-go. Featuring the 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor, the Transformer Pad TF103 is designed to provide on-the-go productivity and entertainment with its 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor.

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME181)
The new MeMO Pad 8 (ME181) features the advanced 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor that provides powerful, efficient performance for smooth web surfing and fast app loading.



Featuring an 8-inch 1280 x 800 HD IPS display, the MeMO Pad 8 provides highly detailed, crystal-clear images with 170-degree wide viewing angles in both indoor and outdoor conditions. Its 189ppi display resolution ensures HD videos and photos look crisp and vivid, while text looks sharp and artefact-free. Users may also use the built-in ASUS Splendid utility to tweak the display colours to their preference.

The MeMO Pad 8 is also designed with narrow bezels, which make it easier to hold with just one hand. The MeMO Pad 8’s narrow bezels combine with a svelte 8.3mm profile and 320g weight to create a device that is extremely portable and fun to use for prolonged period.    

The MeMO Pad 8 is also a portable wireless entertainment hub, as users are able to stream multimedia content to compatible external displays with Miracast support and CSR’s aptX® audio coding for wireless CD-quality audio streaming to optional Bluetooth headsets.

Users can also take excellent images with the 2-megapixel front-facing and 5-megapixel rear-facing cameras. With PixelMaster technology incorporated in the cameras, the MeMO Pad 8 delivers excellent and professional image quality.

The MeMO Pad 8 is available in black and white in all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores at S$269.

ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C
The Transformer Pad is more than just a high performance tablet powered by the latest 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor – it is an extremely capable Android notebook, thanks to its mobile dock that comes with a hidden hinge design. The mobile keyboard dock has ergonomic chiclet keys with 1.9mm of key travel, and includes intuitive one-touch function keys for common tasks like Delete or Screen Grab. Furthermore, the dock also features a USB 3.0 port that adds support for the next generation SuperSpeed storage devices, while its built-in battery also supports up to 9.5 hours. Measuring at just 257.4 x 178.4 x 9.9mm and weighing at a combined weight of only 1.1kg, the Transformer Pad TF103C is perfect for mobile productivity and entertainment on-the-go.


Featuring a HD 1280 x 800 display with IPS technology for 170-degree wide viewing angles, the Transformer Pad TF103 has better colour accuracy for more vibrant hues, with minimal colour shift even when viewed from extreme angles. It also has dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi giving fast, reliable connections for a smoother online experience, while integrated GPS and GLONASS receivers provide fast, location services with pinpoint accuracy.

The Transformer Pad TF103C is available in black colour in all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores at S$399 (inclusive of the dock). The white model of the Transformer Pad TF103C will be available exclusively at all Best Denki outlets.

Availability and Pricing
Available from 4 July, the new MeMO Pad ME181 and Transformer Pad TF103 will be retailing at S$269 and S$399 respectively. It will be sold at all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores. 


SPECIFICATIONS1
MeMO Pad ME181

Processor
64-bit Intel® Atom™ Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.83GHz)
Operating System
Android Kit Kat 4.4
Display
8-inch HD 1280 x 800 IPS display
Memory &
Storage
1GB onboard memory
16GB onboard storage + 16GB ASUS WebStorage (free for 1 year)
Cameras
5MP rear camera & 720p Full HD video recording
2MP front camera with 720p HD video recording
Wireless
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0 + Miracast support + aptX® CSR Bluetooth technologies
Connectivity
Micro-USB port, 3.5mm headphone/mic jack, microSDXC card slot (up to 64GB)
Audio
Speaker with ASUS SonicMaster technology, microphone
Battery
Up to 9 hours battery life
Colour
Black / White
Size & Weight
211.7 x 124 x 8.3mm, 320g
Warranty
1 Year





SPECIFICATIONS2
Transformer Pad TF103C

Processor
64-bit Intel® Atom™ Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz)
Operating System
Android Kit Kat 4.4
Display
10.1-inch HD 1280 x 800 IPS display
Memory &
Storage
1GB onboard memory
16GB onboard storage + 5GB ASUS WebStorage (free for life) + 11GB ASUS WebStorage (free for first year only)
Cameras
2MP rear camera 720p Full HD video recording
0.3MP front camera
Wireless
802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 + Miracast support
Connectivity
Tablet:  3.5mm headphone/mic jack
Dock:   USB 3.0 port, microSDXC card slot (up to 64GB)
Audio
Tablet:  Speaker with ASUS SonicMaster technology, microphone
Battery
Up to 9.5 hours battery life
Colour
Black / White
Size & Weight
Tablet:  257.46 x 178 x 9.9mm, 550g
Dock:   257.46 x 178 x 9.9mm, 550g
Warranty
1 Year


[1], 2 Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.



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