Friday, January 08, 2016

Asus Zenpad 8 - Geek Meets Chic

Last year was a serious roller coaster of ups and downs in my life but I guess I was a good girl because Santa got me this shiny new gadget so here is the review! I've been using the Asus Zenpad 8 (Z380KL) for over two weeks now and I absolutely love it. This high resolution 8 inch tablet has a premium design and boasts of high specifications. I took all these pictures indoors at night with a camera phone just to show you how vibrant the screen is. 


Design
To start with appearance, the ZenPad 8 is very thin and noticeably light (350g) with ergonomic rounded edges to provide a better grip, making it comfortable for usage and traveling. It has an attractive chrome trim around the front while the back has an elegant embossed leather pattern which makes it look luxurious and stylish. Thanks to its interchangeable back covers, it's perfect for the fashionable tech girl on the go because you can change its colors to match your outfit! Choices include Black, White and Aurora Metallic. It's also fashion blogger friendly because it easily fits into your bag thanks to its size.

The sharp and clear display is perfect to browse through websites
Display
The display is absolutely amazing! I could tell because when I go through We Heart It on the tab and check out the same image on my phone (OnePlus One) it falls flat comparatively! Images are vibrant with rich details and vivid colors on the Zenpad 8. The device has a 76.5% view area with ASUS Tru2Life technology which delivers incredibly realistic images with accurate contrast, sharpness, and detail. It also adjusts brightness to fit different lighting conditions, providing a clearer and more vivid outdoor viewing experience in bright sunlight. 

The Zenpad 8 has lots of beautiful themes to personalize your gadget
Camera
The device features two PixelMaster cameras. It has an 8 megapixel auto focus camera on the rear without flash and a 2 megapixel camera on the front. I haven't really taken many pictures with it but have noticed that it has zero shutter lag and manual mode support. The camera also has fun features like time lapse, low light mode, Slow motion, HDR, beautification and selfie panorama. 

I can blog on the go thanks to the Asus Zenpad 8
Battery
The has a 4000 mAh non-removable battery. Backup is really impressive because even after playing games non stop for a couple of hours ( I normally play video games but have lately been hooked on to silly match 3 games on the tab) it just drops by a bit. You can expect about 7 to 11 hours of continuous moderate to heavy usage on a single charge.

As you can see, I clearly spend a lot of time playing silly match 3 games on the tab

Audio Cover
The Audio Cover makes multimedia viewing an awesome experience on the tab as it's built-in DTS technology. The Audio cover comes with built in speaker and battery and is flip type cover that acts as a case and converts the tab into a portable high quality entertainment device. With such sound, you can can enjoy my music, TV shows and movies anywhere. It has 6 hours of battery life and charges as you charge the tablet. The leather exterior of the cover give the tablet a sophisticated look and feel. The case also allows the pad to stand neatly in a landscape mode for watching movies. It can be bought separately and is totally worth investing because of its dual purpose of a speaker and protection.

Listening to Hotline Bling is even better thanks to the audio cover
Specs
The tablet comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which makes it one of the top-specification tablet in this range. The device comes with 4G network compatibility. It also includes standard features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 4000mAh battery, 8 MP Primary camera + 2 MP Front camera and expandable storage up to 128GB.

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SUMMARY
Display : 8 inches.
Qualcomm MSM8929 64-bit Octa Core Processor and 16GB in-built memory.
8 MP auto-focus main camera with larger aperture, zero shutter lag, pixelmaster camera for bright photos and manual mode support.
2 MP front camera with 140 degree selfie panorama.
The world’s first integration of DTS-HD Premium Sound.
High-definition screen with 76.5% viewing area.
 ZenUI interface over Android 5.0 Lollipop 
Colors – Aurora Metallic & Obsidian Black

Price (with audio cover): INR 17,999 (without audio cover): INR 14,999.


Verdict
The Asus Zenpad 8 is a fantastic device with its vibrant screen, sleek design and more than capable performance which makes it a premium 8-inch tablet at an affordable price. It's fast, looks nice, sounds amazing and is a great fit for anyone who's looking for a tablet with a superior multimedia experience. I love it and am sure you will too!

Click here for more information about Asus Zenpad 8 

39 comments:

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  3. Oh, very useful! I'd love to try it))

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  4. the display is so bright , I want it too :)
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  5. I'm soo loving my Asus Zenpad too, the audio cover is such a value add. A very Happy New Year to you

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  6. Lovely post dear! Have a great weekend! xx

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  7. Its gorgeous June, I want it too now lol! Happy weekend! xo

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  8. Great review June. Sounds like an awesome device. I'm happy to see the back o 2015 and I'm glad it hasn't been all bad for you. Let's hope that 2016 is going to be amazing for both of us :D Happy weeekend!

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  9. Surely looks and sounds like a great gadget. Great review, June.
    Cheers to a happy weekend and new year. :)

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  10. I love the size and all the standard items to make your life easy in it great presentation. Have a lovely weekend

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  11. Although I don't like Asus products, this one looks interesting!

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  12. I love how this looks and the specification looks great :D

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  13. Very nice, June. :) I've always thought ASUS is a great brand. And that battery life is pretty awesome for a tablet!

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  14. I want this now :-) :P

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  15. I really love you :) Happy New Year!

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  16. Beautiful products! I would like to try it!
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  17. Very helpful post. I was just reading up on Pads and Tablets last night! Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Ohh the audio case looks amazing! I struggle with operating systems that aren't apple though, haha!

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  19. Looks interesting! I will have a closer look :)

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  20. what a lovely post my dear
    and thanks so much for the comment
    lovely :)
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  21. Oh wow! I love it. So sleek!
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  22. great post

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  23. It looks really wonderful, would love to try it <3 Great review honey <3
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  24. Glad to hear you are happy using this tablet! If I ever decide to buy one, I'd take your advise into account!

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  25. Dear June, I'm convinced you have been a good girl! This pad seems to be really good and I wish you many fun with it.
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Thank you so much for your comments!! I will try and get back to you as soon as possible

xx June

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