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Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA Z3740 1.33GHz 32GB 8" Tablet

Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Apr 2014
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The VivoTab Note 8 is designed especially slim to enable one-handed use for writing notes, and at just 380g it's light enough to use for hours. Its slim bezels, IPS high-definition display and... More
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17 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

PC Mag and Computershopper.com both decided that this tablet computer was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at Hwp.com.tr and Mobi-test.de both decided that concluded that they would endorse this Asus tablet computer and gave it their "Recommended" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirty-four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, computershopper.com and v3.co.uk the average expert rating of this tablet computer is 78 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, VivoTab Note 8 M80TA owners rated this tablet computer 70%.

Good Size

A number of Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Two years ago Antoine Camilleri rated the product 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon “If you are looking for a compact tablet running the full fledged Windows 8.1 tablet, than this might be the one for you”. In the same month expert website Computershopper.com wrote “Granted, these compact Windows devices”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “This compact Windows slate looks good”.

Robust

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewers who reviewed this tablet thought it was well made. Two years ago Adam wrote on Amazon “The build quality is good” in his review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net rated this tablet 4 stars and said “The compact size, combined with a good build quality and very decent system performance leave us with a favorable overall impression”. Expert website Theglobeandmail.com said “The VivoTab Note 8, despite it's lacklustre display, is a solid option for anyone in need of compact, flexible mobile computing solution for a reasonable price” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA owner who purchased the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA thought it was strong and durable. Antoine Camilleri wrote in his Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review “The first think that you will notice is the sturdy build quality”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people said in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Adam said on Amazon “There isn't much click( if you know what i mean) The battery is ok.” in his Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review. Last year Glenn Dillon gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review “The screen is nice, battery life is quite decent”. Two years ago J.bakker gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “I waited for a tablet like this with Intel's Bay-trail processor promising improved processing power & battery life” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review.

Reasonably Priced

A number of people who bought this tablet agreed that it was good value for money. Fob L. said on Amazon “Great tablet better than the over priced and over rated equivalent iPad” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review. Lazaro wrote in his review “Finally something that competes with the Surface's with a smaller screen and a decent price”. Two years ago expert website Computershopper.com said “Affordable 8-inch Windows 8 tablets are becoming ubiquitous” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewer said in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA was cheap. Two years ago expert review site Tabletpcreview.com wrote in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review “The Asus VivoTab Note 8 is one of a slew of inexpensive Windows 8.x tablets coming to market”.

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Easy to Use

Several customers who bought it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Fob L. gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review last year “Comfortable to hold in one hand”. One Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewer considered that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA was easy to use. Pauldelille said on Amazon “Is handy to have” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Expert review site Mashable.com said “The 8-inch Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet is among one of the newer Windows-based tablets to hit the market, promising a full Windows 8.1 experience in a much smaller form factor” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Good Brand

On average Asus Z3740 processor tablets have good reviews as do all tablets built by Asus.

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Good Picture Quality

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewer who purchased this tablet considered that it had good colour saturation. Antoine Camilleri mentioned on Amazon “The crisp 1280x800 8" screen will grab your attention with great colour saturation, thanks to the IPS display, albeit a mere 188 pixels per inch”.

Good for Games

One person said in their reviews that it was good playing games on. Pauldelille mentioned in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA on Amazon “Good for games, films, outlook, note-taking”.

Nice Design

Two Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewers who reviewed the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA agreed that it was good looking. Two years ago Adam wrote “It's pretty light and it easy to hold in one hand” in his review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA and gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA a score of 80 out of 100. Adam also wrote “It works well with Asphalt 8, which is a pretty good benchmark to see how it holds up”.

Good Sound Quality

Some Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA reviewers who bought this tablet wrote that it had good sound quality. Adam wrote on Amazon two years ago “The sound is great and the stereo speakers work well” in his Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review. Doctor Nick wrote “Quite simply stylus has stopped working, sounds like a major hassle to send back, done my dough” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers of this type and age.

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Very Fast Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of 1,600 megahertz, the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has one of the fastest memory clock speeds amongst tablet computers of this age. The memory clock speeds of Z3740 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has an LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on tablets of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that the product was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Pauldelille mentioned on Amazon “It is a shame there is no HDMI port” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA review.

Not 4G Compatible

Most tablets of a comparable spec and age to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA are not 4G compatible. The VivoTab Note 8 M80TA is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA, the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA is not 3G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablets that came out around the same time as the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA is 32GB, the largest is 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 49GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 32GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the Toshiba Encore which has better reviews.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has a quite low battery capacity (only 4,090 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA. The lowest battery capacity of tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA is 4,000mAh and the highest is 6,800mAh.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of tablets of this type and age is 1.7MP. With a front camera resolution of only 1.26 megapixels, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst tablets of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Asus tablet has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Cores

The VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has four processor cores. That's average compared to the other 18 tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

We compared this tablet to all the other 4 processor core tablets and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Encore is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba Encore which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the VivoTab Note 8 M80TA.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus VivoTab Note 8 M80TA has a relatively standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 8" tablet computers to this tablet computer and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Encore is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Insider
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery Cell
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Stylus Pen
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
WiFi
Total Storage Capacity

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Doctor Nick
(Verified Purchase)

Quite simply stylus has stopped working, sounds like a major hassle to send back, done my dough.

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Ben Morris
(Verified Purchase)

We've had two of these now and the stylus has stopped working twice. The RMA process that Asus provide is hopeless and they take a very dim view of Amazon market place purchases (the seller... Read more…

Reviewed 20 April 2014 by Antoine Camilleri

After owning the very successful nexus 7, also made by Asus, I had some great expectations for this tablet. I must admit that my initial impressions were not very favourable when compared to the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I waited for a tablet like this with Intel's Bay-trail processor promising improved processing power & battery life.
For me the best choice of the series of new 8 inch tablets (Acer, Lenovo,... Read more…

Reviewed 10 March 2014 by J. Crosby "GSBIKER" | 8 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

It is completely unacceptable of Amazon and all the lazy journalists raving about the Asus Note 8 to claim it comes bundled with Office Home and Student 2013 - It does not!

I phoned... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Adam | 7 Comments

I picked this up from a shop in the Azores as I would have had to wait 2-3 months with Amazon. They had it on sale for €310 which I thought was a misprint, but it arrived and was this model.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple m80, apple m80t, apple m80ta
Barcodes 04716659717669

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