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Venue 8 Pro 5855 Intel Atom X Z8500 (2M Cache, 2.4 GHz) 4GB 64GB eMMC 8.0 HD (1280x800) Touch Intel HD 802.11n WLAN + Bluetooth, 4.0 Dell Wireless 5809E 4G LTE 1 Cell 10W Power Cord Win 10 Pro (64bit) MUI Microsoft Office Trial Black 1 Year Collect a
An other two expert review sites endorsed this DELL tablet. The reviewer at Hardwareluxx.de gave this tablet a "Value for Money" award and concluded it was good value for money and Pclab.pl conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award.
The expert at one other expert review site concluded that this DELL tablet was good. This tablet computer received an "Approved" award from Hothardware.com.
Based on 92 owner reviews this DELL tablet computer has an average owner rating of 71 out of 100.
Easy to Use
Several people considered that the product was easy to use. B. Shah mentioned in their review of this tablet “Handy business tool and Windows 10 Ready” . Kaytorch scored the DELL Venue 8 Pro 4 stars and wrote in December last year “Ability to use full Microsoft office suite, USB connection” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review. Mehmet Numan Alp mentioned “My main difficulty is to use its Turkish characters” however despite that they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.
A number of people who purchased the DELL Venue 8 Pro agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Michal Raszkowski wrote on Amazon “Wrting is very comfortable”. Canadianreviewer.com wrote “Easy to hold and use” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review.
Some DELL Venue 8 Pro owners considered that this tablet had a good experience. P. J. Gallagher said on Amazon “If you want a hassle free experience then I would not recommend this tablet” in their review of this tablet. User1972 mentioned “Really great quality, makes a really nice laptop experience for the tablet” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro.
One DELL Venue 8 Pro owner considered that this tablet had a good interface. In December last year Tyler Heymans mentioned “The interface is quite nice” in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro but despite that he only rated it 60 out of 100.
Good Battery Life
A few customers said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Two years ago Andreas Iacovou wrote on Amazon “Full windows on an 8" format Fast quad core capable graphics Amazing battery life (8 hours+) Looks great” in his review of this tablet. Andreas Iacovou also wrote “Even play Football Manager! Battery life is excellent lasting about 7-8 hours with medium usage”. Ayhan Dursun mentioned on Amazon “Fast, great graphics, great battery life”.
Some DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who reviewed it said that it was well made. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com said in their review “If you're on the lookout for a solid 8-inch Windows tablet for running a mix of apps”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of this tablet “The 8-inch Venue 8 Pro is the smaller of the two slates, boasting a bright screen, preloaded Microsoft Office and a build cozy enough to hold” and gave the DELL Venue 8 Pro a score of 4 stars. This month Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review of this tablet “Dell's Venue 8 Pro is unquestionably a solid tablet”.
Some customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was strong and durable. P. J. Gallagher said on Amazon two years ago “On the plus side the tablet is sturdy and feels well constructed” but even so they only rated the product 3 stars. Canadianreviewer.com mentioned in their review “Bright screen tough exterior expandable storage reasonable battery life” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
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Three DELL Venue 8 Pro owners wrote in their reviews that the DELL Venue 8 Pro was smooth. Angel Ivanov scored the product very highly and he mentioned in his DELL Venue 8 Pro review “In fact it runs very smooth and very neat in tablet mode”. Canadianreviewer.com wrote “Smooth performance” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro. Pcquest.com said in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review “2 GB RAM the tablet offer crisp, smooth and r”.
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Mr. Martin Brown mentioned “The Venue 8 Pro is a proper computer and, with a bit of fiddling, you can get it to do anything a lap-top will do - and pretty speedily too”. Mr. Martin Brown also said “The iPad does what it does beautifully”. P. J. Gallagher mentioned on Amazon “I consider myself pretty good at troubleshooting” yet they rated the product 60 out of 100.
A few DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers who bought it said that it was a good design. Canadianreviewer.com mentioned “Comfortable and attractive design”.
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Andreas Iacovou gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his DELL Venue 8 Pro review on Amazon “Lack of HDMI output may put off some buyers Summary I've been looking for a decent compact full Windows 8" tablet for ages”. Andreas Iacovou also mentioned “Finally a compact windows tablet done right”. Andrew Elliott gave the product an excellent review score and he mentioned in his review of this tablet on Amazon “Having said this the Dell Venue 8 Pro is an excellent miniature computer when used with the optional Bluetooth keyboard”.
Four people who purchased the product reckoned that it was thin. Domino wrote on Amazon two years ago “It's a fast (boots in seconds), thin and light, tablet for browsing” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote three years ago “Eight-hour battery life in a thin chassis that's light enough to hold comfortably in one hand” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review. Also three years ago expert website Canadianreviewer.com said “All of this comes in a package that's thin and light enough to be mistaken for an Android tablet” in their review.
Two DELL Venue 8 Pro owners mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. B. Shah wrote on Amazon in December last year “The new one has a part silver body and works much better than the older version”. Pcquest.com mentioned “Cluttered besides that Venue 8 Pro is a good value-for-money device with long battery assistance, dongle support and well built body”.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was lightweight. Canadianreviewer.com wrote “Lightweight design”. One person who purchased the DELL Venue 8 Pro mentioned that it was easy to carry around. Itproportal.com said “It's small, light and easy to lug around.”.
A number of DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who bought this tablet reckoned that it was good value for money. Adrian Znajkiewicz mentioned two years ago “Amazing tablet for very good price” in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro. Last year Ali Ch mentioned “Great product for the price!” in his review of this tablet. Simon Jones mentioned in his review of this tablet on Amazon “For the price far better than any ipad” and gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars.
Some DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers thought the product was a bargain for the price. Angel Ivanov said in his review on Amazon “3G capability make for a good bargain for this price”. B. Shah said in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro “Bargain at £190”. Juan C Alonso mentioned on Amazon “Make sure you're getting the best deal”.
A few DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was cheap. Expert website Liliputing.com mentioned “It's an inexpensive device that can run mobile-friendly apps as well as the same apps you might run on your desktop or notebook PC”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae mentioned “Keyboard it can be a capable budget laptop as well” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro.
Some DELL Venue 8 Pro owners concluded that the DELL Venue 8 Pro was good in terms of USB connections. P. J. Gallagher wrote “It only has one micro USB port, which does work with an OTG cable - I hooked up a powered USB hub”. A few weeks ago Tabletpcreview.com said “It's nice that Dell included USB Type-C.”.
Some DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “3G connectivity works well with a Three Sim - was supplied with an O2 Sim which I haven't used” and scored it 5 stars. Loll mentioned in December this year “It's compact enough to stored in small pouch and robust enough in what's incorporated in software to my needs, unlike android I can delete unwanted apps, connectivity is excellent” in their review of this tablet. Last year Tunbosun wrote “The mobile 3G connectivity works fine even with a Lebara SIM I inserted” in their review of this tablet and rated this tablet 5 stars.
Two customers thought the DELL Venue 8 Pro was wifi compatible. Andreas Iacovou rated it as very good and he wrote on Amazon “I purchased the 64GB version equipped with Wi-Fi and 3G (cellular” in his review of this tablet. Two years ago Jonathan Freedman said on Amazon “The Dell Venue 8 Pro is a full spec PC with excellent WiFi and performance”.
One person who bought the DELL Venue 8 Pro considered that it had network functionality. Mr. Martin Brown mentioned in his review of this tablet on Amazon “Just try working on files somewhere else on your network and filing them exactly where you want to file them” although he only rated the product 3 stars.
One customer wrote in their reviews that this tablet was able to connect to the internet. Texas Technocrat said on Amazon in December last year “Great when connected to internet” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro.
Good Product Quality
Six DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said “The tablet seems very well made, is very thin” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Bo Zhu gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “So overall, good service and reasonable quality goods”. Kaytorch mentioned in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review on Amazon “Superb audio quality”.
Good Sound Quality
A number of DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers concluded that it had good sound quality. Computershopper.com wrote “It delivers vivid visuals, excellent audio”. Canadianreviewer.com said “Sluggish performance not much storage space poor speakers middling screen resolution” .
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Hardwareluxx.de highlighted in their review that this tablet computer was good value for money.
Good Picture Quality
A few people thought the DELL Venue 8 Pro had good picture quality.
Good Technical Features
A few people who reviewed the DELL Venue 8 Pro agreed that it had good features. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk wrote “A device chocked full of business features” and scored it 4 stars. Networkworld.com wrote in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro “Dell's new Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet offers users a fine display, good features and impressive audio -- at a reasonable price” .
A few DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had good customer support. Gd wrote “Dell Customer Support were very helpful and will take it under warranty.” but in spite of that they gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers
DELL has good average reviews for its Z3745 processor tablets as well as across its entire tablet range compared to other brands.
Unlike most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro which are not 3G compatible, the Venue 8 Pro is 3G compatible.
Very Large Internal Storage Capacity
The internal storage capacity of the Venue 8 Pro of 64 gigabytes is one of the largest amongst similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Z3745 processor tablets that were released one year ago have internal storage capacity of between 8GB and 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 30GB.
Very Fast Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of tablet computers of this age and type range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,100MHz. With a memory clock speed of 1,600 megahertz, the Venue 8 Pro has a very fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.
DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
The Venue 8 Pro has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than most similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year. Most similar spec tablet computers that were released one year ago have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. The internal memory type of all tablet computers that have been around for more than a year ranges from DDR-SDRAM to LPDDR3-SDRAM.
At only 388 grams, the Venue 8 Pro is quite light compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Venue 8 Pro. The lightest Z3745 processor tablet that is a similar age to the Venue 8 Pro is 290g heavy and the heaviest is 1.1kg.
Across all the Z3745 processor tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro the widths range from 110mm to 340mm, and the average width is 220mm. The Venue 8 Pro is one of the narrower tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Venue 8 Pro (only 130 millimeters) amongst Z3745 processor tablets of this age.
5 Reasons Against
Not 4G Compatible
The Venue 8 Pro is not 4G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Venue 8 Pro are also not 4G compatible.
Very Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 8 inches, the Venue 8 Pro has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Venue 8 Pro. The average screen size of tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Venue 8 Pro is 9.2", and the screen sizes range from 7" to 14".
We compared this tablet computer to all the other 8" tablet computers and we think the Lenovo Tab S8[plb_2596361_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz, the DELL Venue 8 Pro's maximum turbo frequency is one of the slowest amongst tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Venue 8 Pro. Tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Venue 8 Pro have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 1.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 1.9GHz.
Only Features One Personal Info Management App
The number of personal info management (PIM) featured on the Venue 8 Pro is more than most Z3745 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently featured personal info management app is Alarm clock, but this personal info management app is not featured on this tablet. The personal info management apps Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Games,Notes,Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Game are also featured on this tablet computer.
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Very Low Battery Capacity
Similar spec tablet computers that came out more than a year ago have battery capacities of between 4,200mAh and 13,000mAh. At only 4,830 milliamperes * hour, the DELL Venue 8 Pro has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablets that were released one year ago.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this tablet computer was released.
Four Processor Cores
The number of processor cores on the DELL Venue 8 Pro is four. That's average compared to the other 29 Z3745 processor tablets that came out more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.
Alternative 4 processor core tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Tab S8[plb_2596361_price].
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.33 gigahertz, the Venue 8 Pro has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro.
We compared all the other 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablet computers to this tablet computer and we think the Lenovo Tab S8[plb_2596361_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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Average Rear Camera Resolution
The DELL Venue 8 Pro has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for more than a year.
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Easy to set up
Right size for my cabinet
Screen is great. Battery last a long time. Fast. I hate to say this, but this is much better than the Surface RT (Tegra 3). This processor does the job. Night and day difference. Perfect size and play
Does what is says. I bought this as a very light tablet for watching videos and as a very light portable computer for graphic design use. It runs fast for an atom cpu. And i was able to run PPSSPP emu
Not sure if i like the button for opening
Speaker is a little weak. Needs one on both sides
Now I knew about these issues before I bought the Tablet. But there is only one mini usb port. No hmi or plain usb ports here. Jsut one. And it is also used for charging. So you can either connect to
. REMEMBER to update you dell drivers. I had issue with the touch screen before I did this. The Chrome browser tabs I had for bookmarks were a nightmare before the update