DALLAS, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T1, ASUS, and Intel announced that starting Friday, April 10 the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE will be available in AT&T stores, www.att.com, and select national retailers.
The tablet can be purchased for as low as $0.99 when you buy any smartphone on AT&T Next.2 It is also available to purchase for $8.75 per month for 20 months with the AT&T Tablet Installment plan3, or $74.99 with a two-year agreement4. You can add the MeMO Pad 7 LTE to a new or existing Mobile Share Value plan for $10 per month.5
In addition to the post-paid options, this is AT&T's first tablet offering GoPhone pricing options with no annual contract required. Customers will be able to purchase a GoPhone version of the MeMO Pad 7 LTE at AT&T stores starting April 24 for $174.99. You can pre-pay for 2 GB of data service for $25 per month, 5 GB for $50 per month, or 8 GB for $75 per month.6
ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE Features
The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE is an affordable Android™ tablet with dual front stereo speakers designed with entertainment in mind. The HD IPS+ display features a 178 degree wide viewing angle with vibrant colors, making it an ideal device for watching videos and playing games while on-the-go. The tablet has a five megapixel rear-facing camera with advanced shooting modes like Time Rewind and Selfie. It also has an anti-fingerprint coating that helps keep the display clear of smudges.
The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE is the first connected Android tablet from AT&T to feature an Intel processor. The powerful 1.3 GHz quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor combined with Android KitKat 4.4.4 enables you to access apps and the internet quickly and effortlessly. Additionally, the MeMO Pad 7 LTE comes with 16 GB of storage and up to 64 GB of expandable storage via the microSD card slot (card sold separately).
"The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE is a strong addition to AT&T's connected tablet portfolio. It was built to keep you entertained beyond the limits of Wi-Fi with the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network. If you're looking for a tablet that you can watch video and play games on without breaking the bank, you'd be hard pressed to find a better option. Also, with a post-paid option for as little as 99 cents and a brand new GoPhone option, you've got plenty of choices for a payment plan that works for you." – Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Device Marketing and Developer Services, AT&T Mobility.
"ASUS is excited to launch MeMO Pad 7 LTE with AT&T. The MeMO Pad 7 LTE focuses on user comfort and entertainment with a broad set of entertainment-focused features and a thin and light design. ASUS and AT&T are proud to provide you the ultimate device in an affordable package." – Benson Lin, corporate vice president and general manager, Mobile Communication, ASUS.
"We are excited to support ASUS and AT&T in launching the MeMO Pad 7 LTE. The MeMO Pad 7 LTE is powered by the Intel Atom processor and the Intel® XMMTM 7260 modem, providing great performance with long battery life and world-class LTE to users." – Aicha Evans, vice president and general manager, Communication and Devices Group, Intel.
The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE tablet earned three out of five stars on AT&T's Eco-Rating 2.0 system. The new rating system rates the environmental and social factors of AT&T branded handset devices and tablets. AT&T created the Eco-Rating system to empower consumers to make better informed decisions with selecting a device. For more information about this device's rating, AT&T's Eco-Rating system, and how you can join AT&T in making a difference, please visit http://att.com/ecospace.
- View the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE case Mobile Minute: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHxQjPhXOBE&feature=youtu.be.
- For more information visit: www.att.com/memopad7 or www.asus.com/US/Tablets/ASUS_MeMO_Pad_7_LTE_ME375CL/.
1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
2Subject to change. Must buy smartphone via an AT&T NextSM installment agreement with qualified monthly wireless service plan (voice and data). Must buy ASUS MeMO Pad™ 7 LTE via a new 2-year wireless agreement with qualified monthly data plan (min. $14.99). Items must be purchased together in same transaction.
3Installment Plan requires 20-month 0% APR installment agreement, qualifying credit and an eligible wireless data plan. Tax due at sale. If you cancel wireless service, remaining device balance is due. Other charges and restrictions apply.
42-yr agmt w/qual. data plan req'd.
5Access charge is for wireless service only. Device costs are separate. An eligible Mobile Share Value plan (minimum plan starts at $20/mo.) and $10/month access charge is required. Restocking fee (up to 10% of purchase price), other charges and restrictions apply.
6Plans expire in 30 days and can be renewed prior to expiration as long as the account is active. Unused data does not roll over. If you add a data package, the data in your package will be used first. It is recommended that you use most or all of the data in your plan before adding a data package.
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 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2013 was approximately U.S. $14 billion.
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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers' LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere.
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