Taiwanese tech giant- Asus had launched the ZenPad Z8 in conjunction with Verizon back in June 2015 ,now the company has announced what seems like a rebranded Zenpad Z8 ,but without the Verizon stamp.
Much like the verizon only ZenPad Z8,the new ASUS Zenpad 3 8.0 is a high end tablet, but with few hardware changes. The tablet boasts a sleek looking design and a 2K display that is sure to look sharp in this 7.9-inch form factor.
On the specs sheet ofthe Asus Zenpad 3 8.0 is a 7.9-inch IPS LED display with a QXGA 1536 x 2048 resolution and anti-fingerprint coating with Asus’s Tru2Life+ Technology and multi-touch support.
Powering the 7.9-inch Asus Zenpad 3 8.0 is a Qualcomm MSM8956 Hexa Core 1.8GHz processor with two capable RAM & storage options of 2GB / 16GB ROM and 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage ,both expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The Asus Zenpad 3 8.0 also comes bundled with 5GB of ASUS web storage space with lifetime duration and 100GB of Google Drive space for two years.
Photo freaks definitely wont be disappointed,as the device comes packed with an 8 megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front facing camera while the whole unit is kept alive by a 4,680 mAh battery.
Elsewhere,the ASUS Zenpad 3 8.0 runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI 3.0 ,802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, a USB Type-C port, stereo speakers, a microSD card reader, headset jack, and a SIM card slot with support for 3G and 4G networks.
Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 (Z581KL) specifications
- 7.9-inch (2048×1536 pixels) IPS display with 178-degree viewing angle
- Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 (4x 1.4GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A72) 64-bit processor with Adreno 510 GPU
- 2GB/4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB/32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI 3.0
- 8MP rear camera
- 2MP front-facing camera
- Dual-front facing stereo speakers, DTS-HD audio, 7.1-channel
- Dimensions: 136.4 x 205.4 x 7.57 mm; Weight: 320g
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4680 mAh battery
The Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 is available in Black color only and will hit the stores at a price and date yet to be determined