Showing posts with label Zenpad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Zenpad. Show all posts
Sunday, December 20, 2015

Unboxing and Review ASUS Zenpad 8 Z380KL


Today ASUS Zenfone Blog will review about ASUS ZenPad 8. Asus has been one of the earliest Android tablets maker. They started with Transformer series, Nexus, Memopad series and FonePad series. And now the Taiwanese company brought its "Zen" brand to their new tablet range, ZenPad series. Will it bring success like the ZenFone Series ?

On this post we will talk about ZenPad 8, Zenpad 8 launched at June 2015. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, the specs is quite same with ZenFone Selfie but have bigger battery, so it's bring ZenFone experience with larger screen.

Look and Design

The ZenPad 8 Z380KL has a thin and slim design which is fairly comfortable and easy to carry. The Zenpad 8 dimension is 209 x 123 x 8.5 mm and 350g in weight. The Zenpad 8 has an 8-inch screen display with 1280x800-pixel screen with 16:10 aspect ratio. ZenPad speaker is at the top which supported by DTS sound.

ZenPad 8 comes with leather style back cover which made by plastic and has a thin metalic strip around the screen which gives luxury look. The power button and volume buttons are on the right side of the tablets, micro USB and 3.5mm ports are on the top. The rear cover is removable for accessing microSD and SIM slot.


Under the back cover there are micro-SIM slot which support 4G connection and microSD slots, as well as a connector for Audio Cover which you can buy separately. 

Example of ZenPad Audio Cover (From Zenpad Z370)

Specifications



ASUS ZenPad 8 Z380KL Specifications
Operating System Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Display 8" LED Backlight WXGA (1280x800) Screen
IPS Panel
10 finger multi-touch support
Corning® Gorilla® Glass1
Anti-fingerprint coating
Full lamination
ASUS Tru2Life Technology
CPU Qualcomm® MSM8929 Octa-Core, 64bit
Qualcomm® MSM8916 Octa-Core, 64bit
Memory 1GB/2GB/3GB
Storage 8GB/16GB/32GB
5GB Life Time ASUS Webstorage Space
100GB of Google Drive space for 2 years.
Graphic Adreno 306 (MSM8916)/405(MSM 8929)
Network Standard 2G
EDGE/GSM
3G
WCDMA
850MHz(5)/900MHz(8)/1900MHz(2) /2100MHz(1)
LTE(CAT4) Mbps
4G
LTE
800(20)/850(5)/900(8)/1800(3)/1900(2)/2100(1)/2600(7)
Wireless Data Network WLAN802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth V4.0
Support Miracast
Camera 2 MP Front Camera
5 MP Rear Camera with Auto focus*1
8 MP Rear Camera with Auto-Focus*1
Audio 1 x Front Speaker with DTS HD Premium Sound, Supports aptX®
Interface 1 x Micro USB
1 × 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Headphone / Mic-in)
1 x Micro SD Card Reader, up to 64GB SDXC
1 x Micro SIM Slot
Sensor G-Sensor/ E-compass/ Hall sensor/ light Sensor
Battery 10 hours battery life; 15.2Wh Li-polymer Battery*3
Navigation GPS, GLONASS & AGPS
Color Black, White, Aurora Metallic
Dimensions 209 x 123 x 8.5 mm (LxWxH)*5
Weight 350 g

Benchmarking 

Benchmark score on ZenPad Z380KL is quite good, with arround 29.000 on Antutu benchmark.


On 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited ZenPad 8 Scores 7580


CPU Z Information



Camera

We don't expect much from tablet camera, but ZenPad 8 equipped with 8MP camera without flash. The result is good too for Tablet camera, ZenPad 8 also has camera features like Zenfone series.



User Interface

ASUS ZenPad 8 runs Android 5.0 with ZenUI overlay. The interface is same with another ASUS Smartphones. The UI is comfortable to use, fast, and lag free. Thanks to 3GB RAM which makes this Tablet can do a lot multitasking without lagging.





Gaming Test

We do some gaming test, ZenPad 8 runs well with a little bit lag on Asphalt 8 but still playable and Mortal Combat X Runs very well without lag. You can see on video below :

Verdict

ZenPad 8 Z380KL is a decent tablets with luxurious style and good performance. Even who use tablets without having smartphones will happy with this device. Also you can buy the Audio cover to make this tablet to media device which you can watch movie or listening to music with it's DTS technology. ZenPad 8 use ZenUI interface which easy to use and very good in response. Zenpad 8 also support USB OTG, MicroSD up to 64GB.


Saturday, November 07, 2015

ASUS Zenpad C 7.0 Entry Level Tablet with Luxury Design


Asus ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170CG) tablet was launched in June 2015. The tablet comes with a 7.00-inch display with a resolution of 1024 pixels by 600 pixels. This is a device that's marketed to entry-level tablet users, but in reality it's just fine for people who aren't looking to do anything too serious. If you want something to read books, watch some films and browse the internet on, but you're on a budget, this is probably the best sub option at this price point. Today ASUS Zenfone Blog will review this cheap tablet from ASUS.

The Asus ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170CG) is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Atom x3-C3230 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The tablet packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. The Asus ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170CG) packs a 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 0.3-megapixel front camera.

Unboxing

Inside the box you will get Zenpad C 7.0, User Guide, Charger, and USB Cable.

Design

The Asus ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170CG) measures 189.00 x 108.00 x 8.40 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 265.00 grams. The design of ASUS ZenPad C 7.0 carries modern influences and a simple, clean look that gives it a universal and stylish appeal. These elements are inspired by ASUS Zen design philosophy of balancing beauty and strength.
ASUS ZenPad C 7.0 has a decorative metallic frame coating enhanced with Non-conductive vacuum metallization (NCVM) technology to provide a premium, stylish appearance and protect the display.

Elegant leather pattern, With its clean lines, unique design, and elegant embossed leather patterning, ASUS ZenPad C 7.0 has refined, luxurious styling that fits any setting.

Display

The tablet comes with a 7.00-inch display with a resolution of 1024 pixels by 600 pixels. Powered with IPS Screen and ASUS VisualMaster. VisualMaster is a suite of exclusive visual enhancement technologies that combine hardware and software to optimize all aspects of the display resulting in an incredibly realistic viewing experience

Sound

ASUS ZenPad C 7.0 features DTS-HD Premium Sound and SonicMaster technology to provide further enhancement, ensuring the ultimate audio experience.

Performance

Powered by an Intel® Atom™ x3-C3230 processor (quad-core, 64-bit) that delivers smooth, responsive performance and immersive entertainment experiences and it comes with 1GB of RAM it's enough for browsing, watching movie and listening to the movie. 
Antutu Score:




Monday, October 05, 2015

ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 4GB RAM Specifications, Unboxing, and Antutu Benchmark


ASUS superb tablet ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA is shaking up the tablet range with 4GB RAM, slim - light design, powerful DTS Audio, and brilliant screen quality.
Launched at June 2015, The 8 inch tablet equipped with Intel Atom Z3560 for 2GB RAM version or Intel Atom Z3580 for 4GB Version. Zenpad S 8.0 also has stunning display with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and 16M colors.

Fashion-inspired designThe design of ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 carries modern influences and a simple, clean look that gives it a universal and stylish appeal. These elements are inspired by our Zen design philosophy of balancing beauty and strength.
Bigger while smaller
ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet that is only 6.6mm thin, weighs just 298g, and has a 74% screen-to-body ratio an incredible engineering achievement made possible by reducing the bezel width to the bare minimum.
A vivid and rich HDTV tablet experience
ASUS VisualMaster is a suite of exclusive visual enhancement technologies that combine hardware and software to optimize all aspects of the display  including contrast, sharpness, color, clarity, and brightness resulting in an incredibly realistic viewing experience. With ASUS VisualMaster, it’s just like being there. 
Intelligent contrast
Intelligent contrast enhancement analyzes and optimizes each pixel in an image before it is reproduced, rendering more detail in the highlights and shadows to reveal the true beauty in your pictures.
Clear, Blur-Free motion
ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is equipped with ASUS Tru2Life+ technology, which improves video with fast action scenes such as sports by increasing the frame rate, resulting in reduced blur and smooth, detailed motion.
Performance for today, and beyond
ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z3580 processor* (quad-core, 64-bit) and has 4GB RAM, so you can enjoy fast web surfing, smooth video playback, great gaming experiences, and multi-tasking that doesn’t leave you waiting. Intel Inside®. Amazing Experiences Outside.
Cinematic audio
ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 features DTS-HD Premium Sound and SonicMaster technology to provide the ultimate audio experience.

Full Specifications



ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 ZC580CA
Operating System Tablet: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Display 8" LED Backlight QXGA (1536 x 2048) Screen
IPS Panel
10 finger multi-touch support
Corning® Gorilla® Glass3
Anti-fingerprint coating
Palm Rejection
Full lamination
Active Pen Support
ASUS Tru2Life+ Technology
CPU Intel® Atom™ Z3580 Quad-Core, 64bit
Intel® Atom™ Z3560 Quad-Core, 64bit
Memory 2GB/4GB
Storage 16GB/32GB/64GB
5GB Life Time ASUS Webstorage Space
with an additional11 GB for the first year(s)
100GB of Google Drive space for 2 years
Graphic IMG PowerVR Series 6 - G6430
Wireless Data Network WLAN802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth V4.1& Bluetooth Smart(Bluetooth low energy)
Support Miracast
Camera 5 MP Front Camera
8 MP Rear Camera
Audio 2 x Front Speaker with DTS HD Premium Sound,
Sonic Master technology, Supports aptX®
Interface 1 × USB Type-C
1 × 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Headphone / Mic-in)
1 × Micro SD Card Reader, up to 128GB (SDXC)
Sensor G-Sensor/ E-compass / GPS / Light-Sensor / Hall Sensor
Battery 8 hours battery life
15.2Wh Li-polymer Battery
Navigation GPS & GLONASS
Color Black, White
Dimensions 203.2 x 134.5 x 6.6 mm (LxWxH)
Weight 298 g


Unboxing









ASUS Z Stylus 




Camera Results 



 Antutu Benchmark

 




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