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Asus VivoTab Note 8
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Asus VivoTab Note 8 Z3740 1.33GHz 64GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 64GB Jun 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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Asus Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Based on 5,114 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its tablet computers. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its Z3740 processor tablets range compared to other manufacturers.

DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on tablets of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Large Solid-State Drive Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the VivoTab Note 8 has a very large solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for around the same time as the VivoTab Note 8. The average solid-state drive capacity of tablets of a comparable type and age to the VivoTab Note 8 is 48GB.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The VivoTab Note 8 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the VivoTab Note 8 are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The VivoTab Note 8 is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the VivoTab Note 8 are also not 3G compatible.

Tablets which are 3G compatible that might also be worth considering include the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the VivoTab Note 8 range from 350 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 380 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 350 candellas per square meter, the VivoTab Note 8 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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Only One Battery Cell

The VivoTab Note 8 is a one battery cell tablet computer.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

At only 4,090 milliamperes * hour, the VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the VivoTab Note 8. The lowest battery capacity of tablets that were launched around the same time as the VivoTab Note 8 is 4,000mAh and the highest is 6,800mAh.

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Very Tall

When compared to other tablets that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the height of, the VivoTab Note 8's height of 220.9 millimeters is one of the tallest. Z3740 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 7.6mm and 230mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus VivoTab Note 8

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the VivoTab Note 8.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 18 tablets of a similar age and type to the VivoTab Note 8 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 has four processor cores which is average.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4 processor core tablet computers currently available including the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00) which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Asus VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VivoTab Note 8.

We compared this tablet to all the other 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00) is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 has a pretty average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the VivoTab Note 8.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 64GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00) which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the VivoTab Note 8.

We compared all the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers to this tablet computer and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00) is also worth considering.

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Average Screen Size

The VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively typical screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the VivoTab Note 8.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 8" tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821 (£188.00).

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Expert Reviews

(188)
25 February 2015

The Asus VivoTab Smart's wireless keyboard doubles as a cover for this Windows 8 tablet. Unlike convertible models, it doesn't boost the device's battery life, however, and our consumer testers... Read more…

Light and very large screen for its size
Pleasing design
Lots of builtin storage for the price
Good camera
Optional keyboard is easy to pack, comfortable to type on
Consumer testers did not like the keyboard layout
Limited connectivity options
Below average resolution
Relatively slow system speed
Middling battery life
23 March 2014

I'm very torn about the VivoTab. On the one hand it's a proof of concept that yes, Microsoft still...

17 January 2014

For people who want a relatively inexpensive device running full Windows 8, the VivoTab Smart offers far and away the best value...

27 December 2013

The Asus VivoTab Smart is a genuine contender and well worth your time when looking for an all-purpose tablet. Look out iPad? Not quite, but it's good...

14 November 2013

Upgrades to Windows 8 tablets, such as the ASUS Transformer T100 (SRP P24,000), now use the Intel Atom Bay Trail processor. The boost in speed, improved graphics, and drop in power consumption... Read more…

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User Reviews

(57)
Reviewed 5 March 2013 by Joey
(Verified Purchase)

This one may slip completely under the radar, but I feel it's worthy of a few words. Why? Simple, it's the first reasonable implantation of full Windows 8 in a tablet that does not either cost a... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2012 by Travonius
Travonius would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

I am a former iPad 2 and Transformer Prime user. I got rid of the iPad 2 because it was good for videos and games but nothing productive. I got the Transformer Prime in hopes that would change.... Read more…

Reviewed 13 November 2012 by JCmn
JCmn would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

In terms of hardware, this tablet packs in a lot. The question is: can Windows RT take advantage of all that hardware features. I think Asus' unique design mostly succeeded in showing that Windows... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2013 by Mr Adrian L Key
(Verified Purchase)

I have learnt a lot in the time that I have been almost addicted to gadgets and tech. The most important things I have learnt is,read a lot of reviews, do your homework and ultimately ask yourself... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2012 by BadBeatKing
BadBeatKing would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

This is an awesome tablet experience thanks to windows 8. I have had plenty of android devices in the past including a Nexus 7 and my gf has an iPad 2. The multitasking on this tablet is amazingly... Read more…

Windows 8
Keyboard dock
Tablet Specific apps
Long Battery life
Windows 8 rocks on it and makes it such an asset
Camera
Nothing that I have experienced
Don't have any problems to report after 30 days of use
Quality control can be better
Constant updates
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