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Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG
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Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG X3-C3230RK 16GB 7" 3G Tablet

X3-C3230RK Android 16GB 7" Oct 2015
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Fashion-inspired designThe design of ASUS ZePad C 7.0 carries modern influences and a simple, clean look that gives it a universal and stylish appeal. These elements are inspired by our Zen design... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including tweakers.net, hardwarezone.com.sg, pcmagazine.ru and teknoblog.com the average expert rating of this tablet computer is 74%. This puts this Asus tablet in the bottom 100% of all the tablets of this age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Brand

X3-C3230 processor tablets built by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just x3-C3230 processor tablets) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Size

One person considered that the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG was thin. Last year Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “With a slim and portable design and dual” in their Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG review and scored it 75 out of 100. One Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG owner considered that it was compact. Expert review site Technave.com mentioned “Apart from newer technologies, they have become thinner, slimmer and more compact, especially for the higher-end”.

Reasonably Priced

One Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG owner thought it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Bad Service said on Amazon “The processor is so slow, that my bargain Doogee X5 phone outperform it many times” in their Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG review however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Taragis.com said “Recently, Asus has launched series of ZenPad, part of which is the affordable version ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170C” in their review of this tablet.

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Good Battery Life

One customer reckoned that this tablet had a good battery life. Maggie gave the product a score of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG on Amazon in December this year “Great battery life”.

Nice Design

One person who purchased this tablet concluded that it was a good design. One person who bought this tablet reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Chip.com.my wrote in their review “Sometimes all you need is style” .

3G Compatible

The ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets that came out around the same time as the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG also are 3G compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3G compatible tablets currently available including the ZenPad 7.0 Z370C, the ZenPad 10 Z300CG, or the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG all from Asus which has better reviews.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

X3-C3230 processor tablets that have been available for more than a year have internal storage capacity of between 8GB and 16GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG.

We compared this tablet to all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets and we think the ZenPad 7.0 Z370C, the ZenPad 10 Z300CG, and the ZenPad 10 Z300C all from Asus which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of tablets of a comparable age and type to the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG range from 32GB to 130GB. The ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst x3-C3230 processor tablets of this age.

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Very Short

With a height of only 8.4 millimeters, the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG is quite short compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age. The shortest x3-C3230 processor tablet computer that has been on the market for more than a year is 7.9mm tall and the tallest is 270mm.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 265 grams, the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG is one of the lighter tablets of a similar type and age to the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG amongst x3-C3230 processor tablets of this age. Similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG have weights of between 260g and 600g, and the average weight is 390g.

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4 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG owner who purchased the product wrote that it was not easy to use. A few weeks ago Elmtree gave the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG a rating of 40 out of 100 and wrote “Frustrating to use” in their Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG review.

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. Expert review site Chip.com.my said “Yes, that sounds vain.”.

Not 4G Compatible

Most x3-C3230 processor tablets that have been around for more than a year are not 4G compatible. The ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Thick

Similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than a year have thicknesses of between 7.9mm and 180mm, and the average thickness is 47mm. At 108 millimeters, the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released one year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG.

Four Processor Cores

The ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has four processor cores which is average compared to the other 13 tablet computers of this type and age that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

Other 4 processor core tablets currently available that you might want to look at include the ZenPad 7.0 Z370C, the ZenPad 10 Z300CG, or the ZenPad 10 Z300C all from Asus which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has a relatively average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been available for a similar time to the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG.

We compared all the other 2MP rear camera resolution tablet computers to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the ZenPad 7.0 Z370C, the ZenPad 10 Z300CG, and the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG all from Asus is also worth considering.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other x3-C3230 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG.

Alternative 7" tablet computers currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the ZenPad 7.0 Z370C, or the ZenPad C 7.0 Z170CG both from Asus or the Mediacom i7 3G.

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Bluetooth
Dual SIM Support
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Miracast Certified
64-Bit Computing Architecture

Expert Reviews

(27)
8 October 2015

Sometimes all you need is style. How one looks, feel and portray is as important as the inside. Yes, that sounds vain, but that is the nature of humans. No one wants to look at you when you are... Read more…

21 September 2015

Specs-wise, you get what you pay for. The ZenPad is powered by an Intel Atom Processor, which was created in Singapore and purpose-built for cost-efficient devices. The tablet also comes with just... Read more…

21 September 2015

Over the past year, ASUS has been busy beefing up its tablet and phablet offerings with the likes of the VivoTab Note 8 and the Fonepad 7 . The latest addition to ASUS' tablet lineup is the... Read more…

24 August 2015

Overall, the ASUS ZenPad C 7.0 is an above average tablet phone for the masses and makes for a respectable starting device in the ZenPad range. The large 16GB storage and 1GB RAM are probably the...

22 August 2015

Recently, Asus has launched series of ZenPad, part of which is the affordable version ZenPad C 7.0 (Z170C). Our generous friends from Asus let us first-handedly experience it. We've been reviewing... Read more…

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Marcus
Marcus would recommend the Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170C / Z170CG

The tablet is fast it works great pictures are sharp.Battery life Is good.Excellent buy for your money!

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Marvin johnson

Very fast,pictures are sharp,enough storage for all my media and music.Asus products are top notch!

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by K M Virtue
(Verified Purchase)

Never turned up and said was delivered . I am now £85 down and my daughter doesnt have a birthday present!!!!!

Reviewed 4 April 2016 by Elmtree | 11 Comments

A frustrating tablet..Very slow to load and to respond to touch. Extremely slow at times. I purchased mine from Currys and they have refused to take it back offering repairs rather than return,... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect for my son...

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