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

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8 64GB Aug 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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16 Reasons For

Fifteen Industry Awards

Amongst Z3740 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago, this tablet computer is one of the most awarded by tablet experts.

This tablet received a "Recommended" from Hothardware.com, Techworld.idg.se, Hwp.com.tr and Mobi-test.de all of whom wrote that this Asus tablet was good.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both said that this Asus tablet computer was fantastic and gave it their highest award. PC Mag and Computershopper.com both gave this Asus tablet an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of two other expert review sites both wrote that this tablet computer was good. This Asus tablet received a "Bronze Award" from Hardware.info and it received a "Bronze" award from Uk.hardware.info.

This tablet was given a "Silver" award by Gadgetgear.nl who wrote that this tablet computer was great.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on eighty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this Asus tablet computer is 75 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 143 owner reviews this tablet computer has an overall owner rating of 80%.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Andrewejbi said on Amazon “Excellent Value for Money” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. C. K. Wilson mentioned in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review “The Asus tablet is Surprisingly good at a very reasonable price” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Helene Blanchonnet said in her review on Amazon “Nice Windows tablet at a reasonable price” and gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars.

A number of Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers who reviewed this tablet said that it was a bargain for the price. Andrewejbi gave the product a very good review and mentioned four years ago “This full Windows 8 tablet is the best value on the market at the moment if you shop around and a bargain”. Charliec said “Yes this is cheap, especially for something with full Windows 8.” . Four years ago Joey wrote in his review “She needed something cheap and light as possible that she could still work on”.

Six people said in their reviews that this tablet was cheap. T. H. S. Forrest wrote “I then found the Asus on special offer for”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned four years ago “The Asus VivoTab Smart, at $500, is on the inexpensive side for Windows 8 tablets” in their review. Notebookcheck.net wrote “Acer have all recently released inexpensive 8-inch tablets, all of which we recently reviewed” in their review of this tablet.

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Robust

Seventeen Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners who bought it agreed that it was well made. Charliec mentioned in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 “This is clearly a product built to the lowest possible cost” but they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Joey gave the product an excellent rating and he mentioned four years ago “It feels solid in the hand”. M. G. Chisholm said in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 on Amazon “On the plus side it seems to be well made and has a nice feel to the whole unit”.

Some Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers agreed that it was strong and durable. T. H. S. Forrest wrote “A BobjGear rugged case and a 32Gb micro sdhc card to expand the storage” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Cnet.com.au wrote on expert website CNET.com.au “With its vivid screen, sturdy build”.

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Nice Design

Five people who bought it mentioned that it was good looking. T. H. S. Forrest rated it 5 stars and wrote “So far my impressions are pretty positive” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Five years ago expert website Computershopper.com said “Gorgeous, with the new tablet version of Windows running well on its Tegra 3 processor” and gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 4 stars. In the same month Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Asus' latest tablet is stylish and benefits from Microsoft Windows RT's strengths.”.

A number of Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners agreed that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was smooth. Mr Adrian L Key wrote four years ago “I don't make a habit of twisting tablet devices! The back has a smooth very tactile surface” in his review. Mr Adrian L Key also wrote “It mars an otherwise smooth and fluid interface”. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review “The Asus Vivo Tab RT still has plenty of qualities, such as smooth general navigation (most of the time), Office 2013 (albeit a limited versio” and gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 80 out of 100.

Several customers reckoned that it was a good design. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review on Trusted Reviews “They offer several design improvements over those popular keyboard'ed tablets”. Expert website Laptopmag.com scored it 4 stars and wrote four years ago “For $499, this device includes an Intel Atom processor and a generous 64GB of memory in a design that's lighter th”.

One customer thought this tablet was neat. Two years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review “The new tablet's specs line up with the others' quite neatly, though Asus chos”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people wrote that this tablet had a good battery life. Four years ago Joey mentioned “Has half the battery life, also there are still compatibility problems between Office on the Mac” in his review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8. Mr. T. Gettins gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet also four years ago “The battery life is excellent”. Three years ago Notebookcheck.net gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote “The display and the good battery life are also a” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review.

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was quick to charge.

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Easy to Use

Some people thought it was easy to use. Helene Blanchonnet gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars and she wrote in her review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 on Amazon “There is a cover (transleeve) that you can buy separately that looks very handy”. Four years ago Jp Oolala gave this tablet a score of 4 stars and wrote “Easy to use and to connect to a home group”. Mr. T. Gettins said in their review on Amazon “For fine control (where you e.g” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. Goodgearguide.com.au gave the product a rating of 75 out of 100 and said in their review “The ASUS VivoTab 810 is a Windows 8-based tablet that offers a good overall user experience”. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “Tablets are all about the experience of software married to hardware”. Pcadvisor.co.uk also wrote “The Asus Vivo Tab's solid hardware provides the makings of a good experience”.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Cnet.com.au said on CNET.com.au “Sleek user interface”. One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Nafets scored it 5 stars and wrote “The on screen typing experience very comfortable” in their review.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner who bought this tablet reckoned that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Hothardware.com said four years ago “The VivoTab Smart was better at handling JavaScript, as both tablets played to their strengths”.

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Good Size

Several people who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was compact. Computershopper.com wrote three years ago “Granted, these compact Windows devices” in their review. Computershopper.com also mentioned “This compact Windows slate looks good”. Expert review site Theglobeandmail.com mentioned in their review of this tablet “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”.

A few customers mentioned that it was thin. Helene Blanchonnet mentioned on Amazon “Light weight and slim this tablet replaces my old lap top” and rated it 4 stars. Five years ago expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “The VivoTab RT is thin, light” in their review. Laptopmag.com said “The ASUS Vivo Tab RT offers a bright display, thin and light design” in their review of this tablet and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Some Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers agreed that it was lightweight. M. G. Chisholm said on Amazon four years ago “You are not going to get a full version of Windows OS running on a lightweight tablet so either face up” however despite that they only gave the product a score of 3 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in the same month “Its Intel Atom CPU is a great choice for anyone who wants a lightweight Windows 8-based tablet with long battery life” and rated it 75 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Michael Lloyd mentioned on Amazon “The unit is not particularly heavy.” in his review of this tablet.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good structurally. Four years ago Myss_tree mentioned on Amazon “Its a nice piece of hardware for the price construction wise though a full size SD slot would be better than the micro SD slot” in their review.

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Good Connectivity

Four Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was good in terms of USB connections. Charliec mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Given the absence of full sized USB ports, that means no keyboard” yet they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Nafets mentioned in the same month “It has one micro usb port only, so if you want to connect something using a USB port than you need an adaptor” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars. T. H. S. Forrest mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I also bought an OTG micro USB to full size USB connector” in their review of this tablet and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars.

Some customers who reviewed the Asus VivoTab Note 8 considered that it was wifi compatible. Mr. T. Gettins rated the Asus VivoTab Note 8 as very good and said four years ago “The WiFi works fine”. Robin Sasson mentioned on Amazon “Great price spoilt by WiFi issues” in his review of this tablet but he only scored the product 40 out of 100. Robin Sasson also wrote “I returned the product fairly quickly due to WiFi issues and lack of drivers on the Asus website”.

Two customers who purchased it considered that it had email functionality. Michael Lloyd wrote on Amazon “Much easier to email a presentation to a colleague” in his Asus VivoTab Note 8 review.

One customer said in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was able to connect to the internet. Smithy1a gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 4 stars and wrote four years ago “Have installed ITunes and Box from Internet and all went smoothly” in their review.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. T. H. S. Forrest mentioned on Amazon “Micro HDMI is fine.” and scored it very highly.

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Good Product Quality

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was good quality. Martyn Plumridge said on Amazon “Quality tablet at good price” in their review of this tablet. Robin Sasson said four years ago “The tablet didn't feel as well made as an Ipad or Nexus” in his review nonetheless he only gave this tablet a rating of 40 out of 100. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “The compact size, combined with a good build quality and very decent system performance leave us with a favorable overall impression” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

Asus Tablets Have Good Reviews

On average Asus Z3740 processor tablet computers have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers produced by Asus.

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Good Technical Features

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Computershopper.com wrote two years ago “One of that slate's most notable features was its built-in, pressure-sensitive stylus, which, considering how small many of the menu entries, buttons” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

Good for Games

One person reckoned that it was good playing games on. Expert review site Hothardware.com said “It shouldn't be a shocker that the ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10 performed best in gaming tasks, given that it's equipped with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC” in their review of this tablet.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed this tablet concluded that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Bob H mentioned in his review on Amazon “It simply will not take Win 10, no video, no sound, very slow downloads”.

DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has an LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on Z3740 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers concluded that this tablet was not noisy. Michael Lloyd said in his review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 “This isn't Asus's fault because all Windows tablets seem designed primarily for widescreen films rather than practical daily use.I didn't want a tablet with a noisy fan.” and gave this tablet a rating of 2 stars.

Poor Support

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Yvonne Peeky mentioned on Amazon “The only criticism I have is that there are few instructions, none online”.

Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets of this spec and age, the VivoTab Note 8 is not 4G.

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Not 3G

Most tablet computers of this age and type are not 3G. The VivoTab Note 8 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablet computers of this spec and age have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 1.1MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.7MP. The Asus VivoTab Note 8 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 1.26 megapixels) amongst Z3740 processor tablet computers of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus VivoTab Note 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 16 Z3740 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 is a four processor cores tablet which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the VivoTab Note 8.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly typical rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the VivoTab Note 8.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Wi-Fi

15 Awards

mobi-test.de Recommended nordichardware.se Best Product techworld.idg.se Recommended pclab.pl Power Award hwp.com.tr Recommended gadgetgear.nl Silver winmagpro.nl Test Winner computershopper.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice hardware.info Bronze Award uk.hardware.info Bronze ixbt.com Excellent Package hardwareluxx.de Technical Award hothardware.com Recommended tablety.pl Quality Award

Expert Reviews

(185)
21 February 2015

The Asus Vivotab 8 M81C-1B010W is a simple 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. It offers enough performance for office and internet-related applications. Thanks to the full-fledged Windows installation,...

13 February 2015

Looking for a Windows tablet under $200? You might find this attractive Asus slate a pleasant surprise, although we still think the combination of Win 8.1 and an 8-inch display makes some screen...

27 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.For sometime now, tablets have been bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. There has... Read more…

19 November 2014

Tablet users with an artistic bent will appreciate the stylus that comes with this 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet.The Wacom digitiser stylus is a major upgrade over others because it can distinguish... Read more…

13 September 2014

A great tablet that we reviewed here on GSMDome is also the Asus VivoTab Note 8 , device that was announced back in january at CES. This one packs a 8-inch display and runs Windows 8.1 operating... Read more…

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User Reviews

(84)
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 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
Reviewed 30 October 2012 by BGdadof6
BGdadof6 would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

In reading some of the reviews I wanted to add that the docking station is available from asus here This is a promotional event and have until December 31, 2012 to submit the supporting... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus m80, m80tamm2, asus m80t, m80tamm2h, asus m80ta, asus me400, asus tf600, asus me400c, asus tf600t, asus m80tac1, asus me400cc1, asus tf600tc1, asus tf810cc2, asus m80tac1b, asus me400cc2, asus tf810cc1, asus tf810cc2g, asus m80tac1bk, asus me400cc2b, asus tf810cc1g, asus me400cc1b, asus tf600tc1g, asus me400cc2bk, asus tf810cc1gr, asus me400cc1bk, asus tf600tc1gr, asus tf810cc2gr
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