Asus has finally launched its budget Android tablet, the MeMO Pad ME172V, in the US. Prices start at a very comfortable $149, though that also means there are a few compromises to be made. These include a less capable 7 inch 1024 x 600 pixel display. The rest of the specifications list 1 GHz VIA WM8950 CPU and 1 GB of RAM, along with 16 GB of internal memory that is further expandable via microSD cards. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Recent reviews of the MeMO Pad ME172V have been pretty impressive with acceptablet levels of performance, good battery, and excellent quality. Of course, it has not been designed to be a speed demon, but does fit in as a nice budget tablet.