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Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C Z3530 1.33GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

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Z3530 1.33GHz Android 16GB Jul 2015
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Six Industry Awards

This tablet computer has received six awards from experts in tablets.

The reviewers at Hothardware.com, Pocket Lint and Jamonline.ph all recommend this tablet and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Z3530 processor tablet computer was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Hispazone.com who concluded that this Asus tablet computer was marvellous.

Kitguru.net gave this tablet computer a "Worth Buying" award and it received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 153 user reviews the average user rating of this tablet computer is 86 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “So far so good, especialy for the price” in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review. Maja R mentioned in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review a few weeks ago “Most tablets at this price seem to have 1GB or 1.5GB, this has 2GB”. Maja R also said “Features are great for the price”.

Three Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners concluded that the product was cheap. This month Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I would thoroughly recommend this product if you want an inexpensive Android tablet that delivers all round”. In December last year expert review site Theverge.com said “Where have all the great, inexpensive Android tablets gone?Cheap Android tablets aren't so great anymore” in their review nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 68 out of 100. In the same month T3me.com said “It's inexpensive and gives a great overall performance – everything that you need from an 8-inch tablet” in their review of this tablet.

Several customers who reviewed it said that it was a bargain for the price. Androidcentral.com said in December last year “While neither is a deal”.

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Easy to Use

Four customers agreed that this tablet was easy to use. Julie Smith wrote on Amazon “Easy to use functions, lots of memory to run apps” in her review of this tablet. Maja R said on Amazon this year “It's intuitive (though I'm a massive fan of Android OS), fast, stable, looks nice” in their review of this tablet. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is special because it crams a good, super-sharp screen into a very slim and handy body for a great price” and scored the product 5 stars.

Several people who reviewed the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C mentioned that it had a good interface. Ian mentioned in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C “I just want a nice simple Android interface” although he only rated this tablet 40 out of 100. Maja R mentioned on Amazon this month “This, combined with a well thought out and user friendly interface made this tablet stand out in terms of speed of opening” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C. Last year Theinquirer.net mentioned “They feature Asus' fresh Zen UI user interface design alongside a series of fashion cases”.

A few Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who reviewed the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In December last year Lamont Cranston gave it an excellent review score and he wrote in his Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review on Amazon “Is very comfortable in the hand”. Squire mentioned “It feels nice to hold and is very thin, with a small bezel too”.

One person reckoned that it had a good experience.

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Robust

Some Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers agreed that the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C was well made. Maja R scored it 4 stars and said in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C on Amazon in December this year “The screen was a winner for me since I have a really solid laptop”. Squire mentioned “For the most part its a very well made tablet.” in their review. Expert review site Hothardware.com wrote in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C “It's just a matter of sticking to a proven formula for success -- build a premium device with superior specs than the one Apple is selling, inject it with Android”.

Nice Design

Twelve Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who reviewed the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C considered that it was good looking. Alona gave it a very good review and she wrote on Amazon “The system is pretty understandable, although it differs from previous android versions”. Amazon Customer gave it a very good rating and mentioned on Amazon “It being the flagship version its pretty good” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C. Amazon Customer also wrote “Beautiful screen, runs well”.

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. Maja R wrote on Amazon this year “In general use I think this is outstanding and the design appeals more than other options”. A few weeks ago Malithv mentioned on Amazon “Love the design”. Tablet-News.com said in their review “Now we received the slate for testing, in the Z580CA version, complete with a slim design and 4 GB of RAM”.

One customer concluded that it was smooth. Pishpish wrote on Amazon “Consequently offers less smooth performance” in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review however despite that they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Alona rated it 5 stars and she said on Amazon “Therefore, if you are looking for a good quality high-processing tablet with unbelievable display resolution, go for this one!” in her review of this tablet. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C in December this year “Just received, very nice premium quality feel and experience in the 30 mins i've played with” . Maja R wrote in their review in December “It feels well made and having the 'home', 'back” .

Good Size

Some Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Alona mentioned this month “It looks amazing, although at first I thought it was too thin”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “It is VERY thin, yet well-built”. Lamont Cranston mentioned in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C “The tablet is quite thin (6.6mm).”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C was compact. In December last year expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “When it comes to more compact slates designed for media consumption” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. Expert website V3.co.uk wrote “Relatively brief battery life don't stop this being a fine little 8in tablet, with an excellent 2K display, compact design and surprisingly high-performance hardware” in their review of this tablet. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned last year “Weighing just 298g, it’s a seriously compact tablet that’s only slightly thicker than the iPad Mini 4, which currently” .

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owner wrote in their reviews that the product was lightweight. In December this year Jon gave this tablet a very good review and he mentioned in his Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review on Amazon “Lightweight reasonable battery - 2-3 full length movies”.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Alona said on Amazon “The speed of operating and the speakers are perfectly fine”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The sound isn, t that amazing” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C. Computershopper.com mentioned “With a nice screen and speakers” .

Good Battery Life

Several Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers who bought the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C agreed that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in December this year “It has a fast processor, decent memory and good battery life”. Ian wrote on Amazon “Charging was swift & battery life good” in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C. Maja R said “If battery, loudness and epic screen brightness aren't top priorities then it's a clear winner” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

Good Picture Quality

Several Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation. Kevin rated the product 4 stars and he said this year “The HD screen is clear and bright, colours are vivid” in his review. Kevin also wrote “Not overly impressed with the camera, seems very dark and colours seem dull”. Squire wrote in their review on Amazon “The screen is sharp and provides strong colours”.

Asus Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Based on 5,114 user and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its tablet computers. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its Z3530 processor tablets.

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Good Technical Features

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C had good features. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned “The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 packs great specs and well-rounded features into an attractive tablet that won't break the bank”. Expert website T3me.com said in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review “The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 has all the bells and whistles to deliver a decent tablet experience”.

Good Support

Several people who bought it thought it had good technical guidance. Lamont Cranston said on Amazon last year “One other thing - the model I received came with a European charger and the Quick Start Guide and Warranty were both in French, whicjh I found a bit odd” in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C and scored it 5 stars. This year Les Stewart wrote in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C on Amazon “I have taken this to a computer shop and they advised that I should switch off wifi and location to help save the battery power” but he rated it 20 out of 100.

Good for Games

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owner said that it was good playing games on. Squire mentioned “Video is nice and gaming pretty good too, its a good all rounder at a good price” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C and gave the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C a rating of 4 stars.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who purchased the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C said that it was good in terms of power usage. Nx3 wrote in December last year “Very nice screen, power saving modes make the screen flicker so turn them off” in their review of this tablet.

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Very Large Screen Size

The smallest screen size of tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is 7", the largest is 8", and the average screen size is 7.6". With a screen size of 8 inches, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C's screen size is one of the largest amongst Z3530 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Very Large Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is 2MB, the largest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.7MB. When compared to other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C of 4 megabytes is one of the largest.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Tablets of this age and spec have maximum memory card sizes of between 64GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 92GB. When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C's maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has one of the larger internal memory amongst Z3530 processor tablets of this age. The smallest internal memory of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is 1GB, the largest is 4GB, and the average internal memory is 1.8GB.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has an LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many tablets of a similar spec and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewer said in their reviews that this tablet did not have email functionality. In December this year Kevin wrote in his review of this tablet “By micro managing it I get 2 days out of it, that is based on using it for 2-4 hours a day for the odd game, email reading and browsing web” but he rated the product 80 out of 100.

Not 3G Compatible

The ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is not 3G compatible, unlike most of the other Z3530 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Not 4G Compatible

The ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of this age and type are also not 4G compatible.

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Very Heavy

At 317 grams, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is very heavy compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type. Across all the Z3530 processor tablets that were released one year ago the weights range from 290g to 320g.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of Z3530 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C range from 6.9mm to 220mm. At 203.2 millimeters, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other Z3530 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus tablet computer has been on the market for over a year.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other nine Z3530 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is four which is average.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.33 gigahertz, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other Z3530 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other Z3530 processor tablets that have been available for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Z3530 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
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
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
GLONASS
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(94)
3 December 2015

The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is one of the best Android tablets around, with a price that belies its impressive quality...

3 December 2015

The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is one of the best Android tablets around, with a price that belies its impressive quality...

2 December 2015

The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is one of the best Android tablets around, with a price that belies its impressive quality...

21 November 2015

Considering its stunning aesthetics and stellar feature-set, I'm inclined to believe that the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is one of the best - if not the absolute best - 8-inch Android tablet that you can... Read more…

19 November 2015

If you're on the lookout for a tablet that can rival the iPad Mini 4, or even tablets with same caliber but at a budget price-point, you may consider the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0. It isn't the most...

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User Reviews

(152)
Reviewed 9 July 2015 by Bambr84
Bambr84 would recommend the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C / Z580CA

I had been wanting a small or medium size tablet that was in the middle price range for a while now, and after doing quite a bit of research on other more mainstream tablets such as the ones from... Read more…

Reviewed 14 July 2015 by MadSquabbles
MadSquabbles would recommend the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C / Z580CA

Right now I consider this my baby nexus 9! for $200 this thing is a steal. beautiful bright screen easy to hold for reading, decent size for comics but perfect for books, generous storage AND a... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by AkilosTheOtakuReviewer
AkilosTheOtakuReviewer would recommend the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C / Z580CA

I was very nervous when considering this tablet, as there are almost no reviews about this device as of yet. However, I decided to give it a go and so picked up the very last one in stock at my... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by JennY
JennY would recommend the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C / Z580CA

I have had the ZenPad S 8 Z580C for two weeks now. It is easy to use and the performance has been great. I use it for web browsing, reading and streaming some video content and the it has been... Read more…

Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Briggs
Briggs would recommend the Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C / Z580CA (Verified Purchase)

I've been waiting quite some time to get into the tablet game, doing my research on any one that looked interesting to me from the Galaxy tab S to iPad to the Microsoft surface. However where the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers asus z580, asus z580c, apple z580, apple z580c, asus z580c1b005, asus z580c1b005a, apple rfbz580c1a005, apple rfbz580c1a005a, asustek computer z580, asustek computer z580c, asustek computer z580c1b005, asustek computer z580c1b005a
Barcodes 04712900077155, 04712900077162, 04712900085143

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