Asus has been a brand to reckon with in the recent times and after the successful Zenfone series that has strengthened its position as a reliable manufacturer in India and globally as well.The Success for ZenFone series has been its usability and design.
The latest in the foray of Asus is Asus ZenPad 8 which has an 8inch display with 1200×800 pixel resolution.it is power packed with Qualcomm MSM8929 64-bit Octa Core Processor clocked at 1.8GHz and 16GB in-built memory and with 2GB of RAM. It is 8.5mm thick and weights 350 grams.
The look and feel of the ZenPad 8 looks premium and does have a professional touch. The Display has rich textures and is good to watch movies and HD content.As a tablet,it does serve the purpose for multimedia purposes and doesn’t have any lag while multi tasking.
The device is packed with 8 MP auto-focus main camera that has features like larger aperture, pixel master camera for brighter photos, zero shutter lag and manual mode support, and a 2 MP front camera.
All ZenPad variants operate on Android v5.0 (Lollipop), offer IPS display upto 178 degrees viewing angle and come equipped with Zen Motion support Touch gesture providing a superior experience. Users also get 5GB ASUS Web Storage space for life with an additional 11GB for the first year and 100GB of Google Drive space for two years.
Asus ZenPad 8.0 is a calling tablet and the SIM slot along with a memory card slot and packed with 4000 mAh battery that keeps your entertainment quotient going.An Add-on audio case converted as a tablet cover which is a 5.1 channel audio case that enhances the audio of the tablet.
This does add weight to the device and bulks it up.Nevertheless,its a pretty sturdy and worth the money.
Price: Rs 14,999 without the audio case & Rs 17,999 with the audio case.
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 16,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,200 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.