8″ ASUS ZenPad S 8 Z580C-B1-BK Tablet via Amazon
ASUS ZenPad S 8 Z580C-B1-BK is a new release great quality tablet with 8 inch 2K screen, Atom Z3530 processor, 32 GB Solid State Drive (and you can have up to an additional 128GB storage through the microSD card slot) and 2GB memory. It is a medium size tablet with great build quality, features, amazing high resolution screen with IPS for great image and video quality and overall power and performance in the middle price range- you’re getting big specs at a small price. ASUS ZenPad S 8 comes with the super quad core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3530 processor at 1.33GHz speed that offers smooth performance, 2GB LPDDR3 memory at 1066MHz for decent multitasking power for a tablet, 32GB EMMC storage + 100GB of Google Drive Storage free for two years and Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. ASUS ZenPad S 8 Z580CA-C1-BK is another new 8 inch tablet with Corning Gorilla Glass3 display and ASUS True2Life+ technology 64GB storage, Atom Z3580 processor at 2.3GHz speed, 4GB memory, 8MP/5MP cameras, faster 802.11ac wireless and more.
Screen is the 8 inch QXGA with 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution IPS panel with up to 178 degree viewing angles vertically and horizontally, responsive touch function and ASUS TruVivid Bluelight filter technology for greater visuals with superb clarity with more than 94% more optical transparency and ASUS Splendid technology that allows you to adjust contrast, sharpness, color and brightness. It has two cameras- 5 MP ASUS PixelMaster Camera at the rear for taking great high resolution and 400% brighter pictures at night without having to use the flash plus a 2 MP front camera. Black ASUS ZenPad S 8 Z580C feels and looks premium with a stylish design and sleek aluminium metallic finish (no cheap plastic feel here), weighs 11.2 ounces and measures 5.30 x 8 x 0.30 inches- is very lightweight and slim, has soft corners and buttons feel nice to touch. You should get up to 7-8 hours on single charge from its lithium ion battery but charger for the battery is a little short. Connectivity options include 802.11bgn wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 1x 1/8″ (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone and a microSD Card slot that supports up to 128GB SDHC.
Conclusion: ASUS ZenPad S 8 Z580C-B1-BK brings build quality, functionality, high performance and great looks together with its diamond-cut edges and unique hairline pattern at a reasonable price if you will compare it with iPad’s and other high end tablets. You can browse the net quickly, play videos and Android games smoothly and run a few apps and browsers simultaneously. Regular four layer display design of LCD module, air gap, touch panel and cover glass into a two layer design where the air gap is removed and touch panel and cover glass are combined. You will also have a very comfy viewing experience and much less eye fatigue with the minimised blue light emission and other colors are completely untouched. On the new ASUS ZenUI mobile user interface you’ll find a variety of new features like ZenMotion, SnapView and ZenUI Instant Updates and more (1000+ improvements). This tablet goes a bit beyond the basic daily tasks with the snappy performance of the Intel processor and 2GB memory without any lagging. Both the image and sound are better than competitors: Very good quality graphics and despite the lack of wide bass range, you’ll hear loud and very clear sound through the two front facing speakers (definitely not tinny), DTS HD premium sound and ASUS Sonic Master technology, which is even better with Bluetooth speakers or headphones. This is a great tablet at a great price and comes with a 1 year limited warranty for parts and labor by Asus.