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DELL Venue 8 Pro Z3740D 1.33GHz 32GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740D 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Jun 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Battery Life

A number of DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Three years ago Andreas Iacovou wrote “Full windows on an 8" format Fast quad core capable graphics Amazing battery life (8 hours+) Looks great” in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro. Andreas Iacovou also mentioned “Even play Football Manager! Battery life is excellent lasting about 7-8 hours with medium usage”. Ayhan Dursun gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “Fast, great graphics, great battery life”.

Good Size

Several DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who bought this tablet agreed that it was compact. Andreas Iacovou mentioned in his review three years ago “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 said “Finally a compact windows tablet done right”. Two years ago Andrew Elliott rated this tablet as very good and he mentioned “Having said this the Dell Venue 8 Pro is an excellent miniature computer when used with the optional Bluetooth keyboard” in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro.

Several people said in their reviews that the product was thin. Domino wrote “It's a fast (boots in seconds), thin and light, tablet for browsing” in their review of this tablet.

One DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewer who purchased it thought it was a good body shape. Two years ago B. Shah wrote on Amazon “The new one has a part silver body and works much better than the older version” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was good value for money. Adrian Znajkiewicz mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Amazing tablet for very good price” in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro. Ali Ch wrote “Great product for the price!” in his DELL Venue 8 Pro review and rated the product 5 stars. Tunbosun scored this tablet very highly and wrote on Amazon “Value for money”.

Several DELL Venue 8 Pro owners reckoned that the DELL Venue 8 Pro was a bargain for the price. Angel Ivanov said in his review “3G capability make for a good bargain for this price” and gave the DELL Venue 8 Pro a score of 5 stars. Two years ago B. Shah mentioned “Bargain at £190”. Juan C Alonso mentioned on Amazon “Make sure you're getting the best deal” in his DELL Venue 8 Pro review but despite that he scored it 60 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. P. J. Gallagher said in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro “It only has one micro USB port, which does work with an OTG cable - I hooked up a powered USB hub” yet they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Some DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewers said in their reviews that this tablet was good in terms of connectivity. Amazon Customer said “3G connectivity works well with a Three Sim - was supplied with an O2 Sim which I haven't used” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review. Tunbosun said in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review on Amazon “The mobile 3G connectivity works fine even with a Lebara SIM I inserted”.

Several DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who reviewed the DELL Venue 8 Pro considered that it was wifi compatible. Three years ago Andreas Iacovou said “I purchased the 64GB version equipped with Wi-Fi and 3G (cellular” in his review of this tablet. Jonathan Freedman mentioned on Amazon also three years ago “The Dell Venue 8 Pro is a full spec PC with excellent WiFi and performance” in his review.

One person reckoned that it had network functionality. Mr. Martin Brown said in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro three years ago “Just try working on files somewhere else on your network and filing them exactly where you want to file them” .

One DELL Venue 8 Pro owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Texas Technocrat said on Amazon “Great when connected to internet” but in spite of that they only scored the product 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

Five DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who reviewed the DELL Venue 8 Pro reckoned that it was easy to use. B. Shah said in their review of this tablet “Handy business tool and Windows 10 Ready” . Kaytorch mentioned “Ability to use full Microsoft office suite, USB connection” in their DELL Venue 8 Pro review. Mr. Martin Brown wrote “My initial impression is that is much easier to use, because it is bigger.” in his review.

One DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewer who reviewed the DELL Venue 8 Pro thought it had a good experience. P. J. Gallagher mentioned “If you want a hassle free experience then I would not recommend this tablet” but in spite of that they only scored it 3 stars.

One customer reckoned that it had a good interface. Two years ago Tyler Heymans he wrote in his review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro on Amazon “The interface is quite nice”.

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Nice Design

Some people who reviewed the DELL Venue 8 Pro considered that it was good looking. Mr. Martin Brown said “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” in his review yet he only gave this tablet a rating of 3 stars. Mr. Martin Brown also said “The iPad does what it does beautifully”. Three years ago P. J. Gallagher said on Amazon “I consider myself pretty good at troubleshooting” in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro however despite that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One DELL Venue 8 Pro owner thought it was smooth. Angel Ivanov said “In fact it runs very smooth and very neat in tablet mode” .

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people thought it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of DELL Venue 8 Pro owners who bought this tablet concluded that it was good quality. Kaytorch gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Superb audio quality”. Texas Technocrat wrote in their review “I love the size, screen quality and windows capability”.

Good Sound Quality

One DELL Venue 8 Pro owner thought this tablet had good sound quality.

Robust

One person said in their reviews that it was well made. Three years ago Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the DELL Venue 8 Pro on Amazon “The tablet seems very well made, is very thin”.

One DELL Venue 8 Pro reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. P. J. Gallagher wrote in their review on Amazon “On the plus side the tablet is sturdy and feels well constructed”.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Based on 861 expert and user reviews, DELL has good ratings for its tablets. However, DELL has unexceptional ratings for its Z3740 processor tablet computers compared to Z3740 processor tablet computers made by other manufacturers.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on Z3740 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Thin

Tablets of a similar age and spec to the Venue 8 Pro have depths of between 7.5mm and 220mm. The DELL Venue 8 Pro has a fairly thin depth (only 9 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Venue 8 Pro.

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8 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 58 owner reviews the average owner rating of this tablet is 67%.

Poor Support

One person who purchased it considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Tyler Heymans wrote “I only needed a tablet for a few uses (for a few select apps to help with work”.

Not 4G

Most similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Venue 8 Pro are not 4G. The Venue 8 Pro is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Venue 8 Pro is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Venue 8 Pro are also not 3G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The Venue 8 Pro has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro. The internal storage capacitys of similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Venue 8 Pro range from 32GB to 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 51GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the tablets of this age and type the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 1.9GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Venue 8 Pro has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Venue 8 Pro.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 1.2 megapixels, the DELL Venue 8 Pro has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst tablets of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of this age and type is 1.1MP and the highest is 2MP.

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Quite Low Battery Capacity

The Venue 8 Pro has one of the lower battery capacitys (only 4,830 milliamperes * hour) amongst Z3740 processor tablet computers of this age. The battery capacitys of tablets that were launched more than two years ago range from 4,000mAh to 5,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,800mAh.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Venue 8 Pro

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Venue 8 Pro over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

The DELL Venue 8 Pro is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average compared to the other 16 Z3740 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Venue 8 Pro that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Venue 8 Pro has a relatively standard processor frequency (1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The DELL Venue 8 Pro has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Venue 8 Pro has a relatively average display diagonal (8 inches) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Venue 8 Pro.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Operating System Architecture
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Wi-Fi

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Expert Reviews

(110)
23 February 2015

Despite its limited performance, the Venue 8 Pro 3000 a great value full Windows tablet...

11 December 2014

On the whole, the Dell Venue 8 Pro made a good impression on us. This is a simple Windows 8.1 tablet designed primarily for internet and media-related applications, on the market for just 160 to...

5 October 2014

Like so many other tablets. How great the Dell Venue 8 is going to be for your needs comes down to what you care about. At $179, it's not a terrible eReader at all. Again, text is crisp and...

4 August 2014

You might find that not all desktop applications will comfortably make the transition to a smaller 8in screen, however. The display has a 1,280x800 resolution, which is lower than the standard... Read more…

2 July 2014

Since Microsoft released it's Windows 8.1 update, it allowed manufacturers to target smaller form-factors devices due to the improvements in the underlying code such as support for portrait... Read more…

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User Reviews

(60)
Reviewed 9 November 2013 by Richard L.
(Verified Purchase)

Update the BIOS/UEFI from the Dell website - I imagine it has several bug fixes. Dell offers a Targus case that is like a Ballistic Case or an Otterbox Commuter, with a silicon core and a hard... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2014 by Oldie

I have tried two of these microwaves during the past few years. It is mainly used to reheat, rather than cook, in. So I would describe it as used minimally. Both of the Profile countertop... Read more…

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
Good performance
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
No external monitor ports
Reviewed 20 December 2013 by Dilan B.
(Verified Purchase)

Strongly recommended...

Reviewed 28 November 2013 by Grace A.
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this for my wifes birthday, she absolutely loves it! I've yet to buy a bluetooth keyboard/mouse for her. I've had some 1-on-1 time with the tablet, plays games well that are more-so CPU... Read more…

Reviewed 19 November 2013 by Clifford H.
(Verified Purchase)

Button placement is actually good. I personally dont like capacitive buttons. I accidentally bring up the "Metro Task Manager" once and a while, no bug deal...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell w10, dell t01, dell t01d, dell w10p, dell z3735, dell venue8, dell z3735g, dell venue8p, dell t01d001, dell venue8pr, dell venue8pro
Barcodes 00000038450306, 00884116137399, 05397063432233, 05397063521661, 05397063643400, 05397063652051, 05397063652525, 05397063680306

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