Asus held nothing back during the annual Computex Taipei event which started today with their announcements on things to come including new smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets. The announcement on three new tablets including new Asus tablets in 7”, 8”, and 10.1inches, with more than one version of each.
Asus confirmed the specs and features of both the ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad S 8.0 which looks to be the premium version. The S model is expected to carry a more expensive price, which is indicative of the higher quality specs.
Asus ZenPad 8.0 and Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Specs and Features
Below is a breakdown of the Asus ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad S 8.0 specs and features:
|Specs and Features||Asus ZenPad 8.0 (Z5880CA)||Asus ZenPad S 8.0 (Z380)|
|Battery||4000 mAh battery||4000 mAh|
|Camera – Front||5MP||5MP|
|Camera – Rear||8MP||8MP|
|Memory||16 and 32GB internal memory options||8 and 16GB internal memory with expandable memory options|
|Processor||Intel Atom processor||Intel Atom X3 processor|
|Operating System||Android 5.0||Android 5.0|
|RAM||2/4GB RAM||1/2GB RAM|
|Screen||8.0” with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 w/324ppi||8” IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800|
Asus ZenPad 8.0 and Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Price and Release Date
Asus has yet to provide an official release date or for either model, but rumors are suggesting we’ll see both launched by the end of June. I wouldn’t hold your breathe on this as Asus has been known for teasing us with an official announcement to only release the device months later.
The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 will no doubt be the premium version tablet, and will command a higher price. Speculation suggests it will be comparable with other higher-end Android tablet, but no details as of yet. We’ll continue to update you with the official Asus ZenPad 8.0 price and release date for both tablets as soon as we get it.