Asus Fonepad is a cheap 7" tablet that makes calls. But does Asus beat its own Nexus 7? Check out our hands-on:
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- Note 2 is perfectFeb 25, 2013
- I say this every time I speak about wanting a bigger device than my Note 2. Even said it before my Note 2. Is this big size for everyone? No. Is it right for me? Yes. A lot of people say that it's to big. No one will want it. The same was said about the Note and Note 2. Well I am one of those people that welcome a 7in or 8in tablet that can make and receive phone calls. I hear that the Note 8 will do that. I no longer say smartphone. My Note 2 is a portable computer that makes phone calls. I no longer see these devices as phones. They are way beyond being a phone. The way I use my device, the phone is an added bonus. Just incase I need it its there. I mostly text and Facebook message. I use the phone part very rarely. I have no problem holding my Note 2 up to my face for a call. It feels better that a smaller device. I don't have to worry about if I have the speaker to my ear. The microphone won't be to far from my mouth. Remember your house phone, but most don't have a house phone anymore. The earpiece and microphone were the perfect distance. I get that back with a larger device.Feb 25, 2013
- Just did an experiment. Held my Note 2 up to a telephone receiver. I placed ear piece to ear piece and microphone to microphone. The same distance. So is a regular desk phone hand set to big for you.Feb 25, 2013
- I can imagine how the meeting where they came up with the name went:
"OK, this new phone is a complete 180 degrees from our last one, the PadFone. What do we call it?"
"Uhh, how about the FonePad?"
"Perfect!!"Feb 25, 2013
Maybe for you but it would be great for me.Feb 25, 2013
- ASUS definitely set the standard for the cheap 7" tablet market. I'd imagine it would be pretty easy to beat the Nexus 7.Feb 25, 2013