If you are in the market for a new and affordable tablet, ASUS has released a compact and stylish Android 7-inch model for $159.

Boasting up to 10-hours battery life and driven by a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM, the ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 tablet is 10.8mm thin and weighs in at a mere 302g. It's equipped with 16 GB internal storage, a 5 MP camera and a 1.2 MP front-facing camera with a high-resolution 1280 x 800 IPS display to deliver sharp images.

The new tablet comes with ASUS SonicMaster dual speakers, which is ideal for for games, music and HD videos.

Available in blue, white, pink, and green, the ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 tablet is now selling at BestBuy, Future Shop, Staples and other retail stores.

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