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

Z3530 1.33GHz Android 16GB Jul 2015
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Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580C Review - TabletConnect
Review ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 (Z580C)

21 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

Amongst Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year, this Asus tablet is one of the most highly awarded.

This tablet computer was given a "Recommended" award by Hothardware.com, Pocket Lint and Jamonline.ph all of whom decided that this tablet was good.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this Z3530 processor tablet computer was marvellous and gave it their highest award. Hispazone.com gave this Asus tablet an "Editor's Choice" award.

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

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this Asus tablet computer is 79 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 151 owner reviews this tablet computer has an overall owner rating of 86 out of 100. If all the tablets of this spec and age are ranked by average owner review score then this Asus tablet is in the top 1%.

Robust

A few Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was well made. Last year Maja R said “The screen was a winner for me since I have a really solid laptop” in their review and scored it 4 stars. Squire rated it 4 stars and said in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review on Amazon “For the most part its a very well made tablet.”. Expert review site Hothardware.com said 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 customers who purchased the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C agreed that it was good looking. Alona wrote in her review of this tablet “The system is pretty understandable, although it differs from previous android versions”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It being the flagship version its pretty good” and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer also said “Beautiful screen, runs well”.

Several Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers who reviewed this tablet wrote that it was a good design. Last year Maja R gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “In general use I think this is outstanding and the design appeals more than other options”. Malithv said on Amazon “Love the design”. Tablet-News.com said two years ago “Now we received the slate for testing, in the Z580CA version, complete with a slim design and 4 GB of RAM” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

One person considered that this tablet was smooth. Pishpish mentioned “Consequently offers less smooth performance” .

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Good Size

Several people who bought the product reckoned that it was thin. Alona mentioned “It looks amazing, although at first I thought it was too thin” and scored it 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in January last year “It is VERY thin, yet well-built” in their review. Lamont Cranston scored this tablet 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The tablet is quite thin (6.6mm).” in his review.

Some customers who reviewed the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reckoned that it was compact. Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote in their review of this tablet “When it comes to more compact slates designed for media consumption” . Two years ago expert review site V3.co.uk mentioned “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” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “Weighing just 298g, it’s a seriously compact tablet that’s only slightly thicker than the iPad Mini 4, which currently”.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was lightweight.

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Reasonably Priced

Fourteen people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review “So far so good, especialy for the price” . Maja R said in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review on Amazon “Most tablets at this price seem to have 1GB or 1.5GB, this has 2GB”. Maja R also mentioned “It's better for the money (I think) than many non-Lenovo products”.

A number of Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I would thoroughly recommend this product if you want an inexpensive Android tablet that delivers all round” in their review of this tablet and rated the product as excellent. Expert review site Theverge.com wrote “Where have all the great, inexpensive Android tablets gone?Cheap Android tablets aren't so great anymore” but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 68 out of 100. Expert review site T3me.com mentioned “It's inexpensive and gives a great overall performance – everything that you need from an 8-inch tablet”.

Two Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Androidcentral.com mentioned “While neither is a deal”.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers said in their reviews that the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C was good quality. Alona wrote “Therefore, if you are looking for a good quality high-processing tablet with unbelievable display resolution, go for this one!”. Amazon Customer said “Just received, very nice premium quality feel and experience in the 30 mins i've played with” in their review. Maja R mentioned “It feels well made and having the 'home', 'back” in their review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

Easy to Use

A number of people reckoned that it was easy to use. Julie Smith mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use functions, lots of memory to run apps” in her review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C and gave the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C an excellent review. Maja R gave the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C a rating of 4 stars and said “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 said on expert review site Pocket Lint two years ago “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 gave it a score of 5 stars.

Three Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners mentioned in their reviews that this tablet had a good interface. Two years ago Ian he wrote in his review on Amazon “I just want a nice simple Android interface”. Maja R mentioned on Amazon last year “This, combined with a well thought out and user friendly interface made this tablet stand out in terms of speed of opening”. Expert website Theinquirer.net said “They feature Asus' fresh Zen UI user interface design alongside a series of fashion cases” .

A number of Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who bought this tablet said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Lamont Cranston rated it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon two years ago “Is very comfortable in the hand”. Squire mentioned in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review on Amazon “It feels nice to hold and is very thin, with a small bezel too”.

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owner said in their reviews that it had a good experience. Expert review site T3me.com wrote in their Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review two years ago “Whistles to deliver a decent tablet experience” .

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Good Sound Quality

Some Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners who reviewed this tablet concluded that it had good sound quality. Alona rated the product 5 stars and she mentioned “The speed of operating and the speakers are perfectly fine”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “The sound isn, t that amazing”. Expert website Computershopper.com said “With a nice screen and speakers” in their review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Good Battery Life

A few Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners concluded that the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C had a good battery life. Amazon Customer rated the product as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “It has a fast processor, decent memory and good battery life” in their review of this tablet. Ian said on Amazon “Charging was swift & battery life good” nonetheless he scored the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C 40 out of 100. Jon wrote in his Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review “Lightweight reasonable battery - 2-3 full length movies” .

Good Picture Quality

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

Asus Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,462 user and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its tablets. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its Z3530 processor tablet computers compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Technical Features

Three people agreed that it had good features. Maja R said in their review of this tablet “Features are great for the price” . Techradar.com said on Techradar two years ago “The Asus ZenPad S 8.0 packs great specs and well-rounded features into an attractive tablet that won't break the bank”.

Good Support

A number of Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Lamont Cranston mentioned in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C “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”. Les Stewart wrote 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” in his review of the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C nonetheless he only scored the product 1 stars.

Good for Games

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owner considered that this tablet was good playing games on. Squire wrote “Video is nice and gaming pretty good too, its a good all rounder at a good price” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C owner who reviewed the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C said that it was good in terms of power usage. Nx3 mentioned on Amazon “Very nice screen, power saving modes make the screen flicker so turn them off” yet they only gave the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C a rating of 3 stars.

Very Large Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has one of the largest processor caches amongst Z3530 processor tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers of this spec and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 4MB.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is 64GB and the largest is 130GB. At 128 gigabytes, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

A 2048 x 1536 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all Z3530 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

Amongst similar types of tablet the worst display resolution is 1280 x 800 pixels.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a quite large internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec. Across all the Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C the internal memorys range from 1GB to 4GB, and the average internal memory is 1.8GB.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that the product did not have email functionality. Kevin wrote in January last year “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” in his Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C review however he still gave it a score of 4 stars.

Not 3G

The ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is not 3G. Most of the other Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C do are 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets that have been on the market for more than a year, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is not 4G.

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Heavy

Across all the similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than a year the weights range from 290g to 320g. The ZenPad S8.0 Z580C is one of the heavier Z3530 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C (317 grams) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Quite Thick

The depths of Z3530 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than a year range from 6.9mm to 220mm. With a depth of 203.2 millimeters, the Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Four Processor Coress

The Asus ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other 11 Z3530 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a pretty average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the ZenPad S8.0 Z580C has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
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
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
GLONASS
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

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 04712900077162, 04712900085143

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