Both the Apple iPad Mini and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 use a mediocre IPS LCD display. The Samsung 8 incher has a display resolution of 1280 by 800 at a 16:10 aspect ratio, with a pixel density of 189, compared to the Apple iPad Mini with a 7.9 inch display at 1024 by 768 resolution with a 4:3 ratio with a pixel density of 162.
Of course software is the thing. Samsung may have to price it under $300 to keep it competitive with Apple.
But the 7″ Asus Fonepad is powered by an Intel Atom Z2420 CPU — a 1.2GHz single-core part with HyperThreading tech. There’s also 1GB of RAM and 8 or 16GB of internal storage, backed up by a microSD card slot.