It’s been a long time since the Chinese computer electronics company has opted for the mobile market and they have launched plenty of mobiles as well as tablets in various countries. Although, they generally release mid-range and entry level gadgets, but still they have come up with a strong fan base in China and India. Recently, they have launched ZenPad Z8 for Verizon. Although, this is not confirmed, yet it seems other countries won’t get third Android tablet. Even if they get it, it will come with a different specification. However, if you want to buy a mid-range Android tablet, you can definitely consider Asus ZenPad Z8. It is priced at $250 or 24 months’ plan with Verizon.
Asus ZenPad Z8: Full Specifications and Features
This Android tablet comes with a good specification and feature. There is no doubt that Asus has spent a quite good time to develop this tablet. Although, it doesn’t come with a metal body but you can find a metallic finish over plastic body. However, the plastic is not bad at all. You can definitely find good in terms of quality section. The color combination is still not unveiled.
However, according to the teaser image, it has a black and solver mixture. The back panel seem cool when the front side has no buttons at all – alike most of the tablets. The dimension of this tablet is 205 x 136 x 7.62mm and it weighs 320gms. Considering the dimension, the weight seems ok. But, for them, who have to carry it a lot, may produce some problem because of the weight.
Talking about the display, you can find 7.9-inch IPS LCD display. Although, the display quality is up to the mark but the sunlight performance is not good at all. You will get negative pictures on the screen in broad day light. The performance of ZenPad Z8 should make you happy as it comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset, which is much advanced. On the other hand, you will get either 2x Cortex A72 (1.8 GHz) or 4x Cortex A53 (1.44 GHz) in this tablet. The good thing is it comes with 2GB RAM.
16GB internal storage is available in this tablet. That implies, you will get at least 11GB to install apps and store files. However, it is possible to extend the storage using microSD card.
The camera is also a plus point as it comes with 8MP rear camera with no flash. That means, you can capture good photographs in daylight but you will get problems at night. However, the 2MP front facing camera is also available in this tablet.
The battery is probably the best thing in this tablet as it sports 4680mAh battery, which is capable of providing 18 hours of talk time.
Talking about other features, you will get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, ZenUI, Type-C port etc. considering the price, the specifications seem fine.