The ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 Z580 is an affordable Tablet device that we are going to see more around these days. It delivers more value for money with its impressive and massive 8-inch display, decent cameras, a capable quad-core processor, Android 5.0 (Lollipop) OS and a very generous memory of up to 4GB RAM for high responsiveness.
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ASUS launched two variant of the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 Z580 ranging from the high-end ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA and the more affordable ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C.
This ZenPad S 8.0 boasts a bit of premium quality in terms of build quality. It comes in a thin metallic and lightweight design measuring just 5.0 x 7.5 x 0.2″ (5.3 x 8.0 x 0.3″ for the Z580CA model)and weighing only 317 g and 298g for the Z580CA model, along with a notable 74% screen-to-body ratio. This model features diamond-cut metallic edges, and the back of the tablet features a metallic finish with a diamond-cut hairline pattern. With its clean lines, metallic finish enhanced by an exquisite hairline pattern, and brilliant diamond-cut edges, ASUS ZenPad has refined, luxurious styling that fits any setting.
DISPLAY & CAMERA
The ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 features a vivid 8.0-inch IPS LCD display with 10-point multi-touch option and features a notable 2K 2048 x 1536 native resolution for viewing detailed high-definition images. The ASUS TruVivid technology improves screen clarity, brightness, and touch responsiveness. Its graphics is handled by a PowerVR Series 6 G6430 GPU engine.
Coming to the camera specs, the ZenPad S 8.0 features a stunning 5MegaPixel rear camera (8MP for the Z580CA model) for capturing high-resolution photos with family or friends. The front snapper of the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 sports a 2MegaPixel for video calls and taking wefies and selfies.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE
The ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 Tablet is driven by a powerful 64-bit Moorefield Intel Atom Z3530 quad-core processor clocking at 1.33 GHz so you can enjoy fast web surfing, smooth video playback, great gaming experiences, and multi-tasking that doesn’t leave you waiting.
Backed by a 2GB of RAM, the chip should make for impressive multitasking and enjoyable gaming experience. The affordable ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 runs on an Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system overlaid with its maker’s newest ZenUI skin. The brand-new ZenUI with exquisite visual design has a variety of new features, including ZenMotion, SnapView and ZenUI Instant Updates, that enhance usability, ensure privacy, and deliver a seamless user experience.
The onboard storage of the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 offers a 32GB built in storage nd also has a microSD slot for added storage capacity; the microSD slot supports microSDXC cards up to 128GB. The Tablet packs a massive Non-removable Li-Po Battery, which has larger capacity than the one on the more-expensive Tablets around. The embedded rechargeable battery is designed to offer up to 8-hours of enjoyment before recharging is needed.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, micro-USB and Wi-Fi a/b/g/n. ASUS Zenfone 2 supports two micro-SIM cards.
Other awesome feature of this Tablet is a free 5GB of free ASUS webstorage (additional 11GB for the first year) and 100GB of Google Drive Storage for 2-years.
AVAILABILITY & PRICE
ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is currently not available in Nigeria. It is not yet known if the device will make it to Nigeria and even Kenya. The price of the Tablet is expected to range from N40,000 – N55,000 for the Z580C model and N60,000 – N80,000 for the Z580CA model if it make it down there.
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ASUS ZenPad S 8.0
Here are a few specs of the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0:
|Device Name||ASUS ZenPad S 8.0|
|4G LTE Network||n/a|
|Dimensions||203.2 x 134.5 x 6.6 mm or 203.2 x 134.5 x 6.9 mm|
|Thickness||6.6 mm or 6.9 mm|
|Net Weight||298 g or 317g|
|Screen Type||IPS touchscreen|
|Display Resolution||1536 x 2048 pixels (~320 ppi pixel density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Screen Color||16M colors|
MEMORY & OS
|Card slot||Yes MicroSD card, Expandable storage up to 128GB|
|Internal||16GB, 32GB, or 64GB|
|OS||Android 5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Processors||1.33 GHz quad-core Processor|
|RAM||2 GB RAM (4GB RAM for Z580CA)|
|Music Player||Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+|
|Video Player||Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Audio port||Yes, 3.5mm jack|
|WIFI||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with LE|
|GPS||Yes, GPS with A-GPS & GLONASS|
|USB Port||Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Type C|
|Primary Camera||5 MP Camera or 8MP Camera, Video|
|Seconday Camera||2 MP Camera or 5MP Camera|
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Po Battery|
|Type||Rechargeable Li-Po Battery|
|Charging Type||USB Micro 5V-1A Power Adapter|
|Charger Type||Type AC100-240V.50-60HZ Input, 5V, DC 2 A Output|
|Motion Sensing / Gesture Control||n/a|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Intelligent Digital Assistant, Voice Control|
|Active Noise Cancellation||Yes (with dedicated mic)|
|Built-in Mobile Payment||n/a|
|Languages||English, German, Spanish, Italian, French|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player- MP4/H.264 player- Document viewer- Photo viewer/editor|
– Voice memo/dial
|What’s in the box||– 1 × Smartdevice- 1 × USB cable- 1 × User manual- 1 × Power adapter (A right AC Adapter will be sent as your shipping country)|
– 1 × Ear Piece
|Price level||About N30,000 – N60,000|
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