Asus ZenPad 3s 10 Z500M


Asus ZenPad 3s 10 Z500M
Asus ZenPad 3s 10 Z500M (ZenPad Series)
Mediatek MT8176 2.1 GHz , MediaTek MT8176 Hexa Core, up to 2.1 GHz, 64bit
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
9.7 inch 4:3, 2048x1536 pixel 264 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, IPS, Asus Tru2Life, anti-fingerprint finish, 10-finger multi-touch, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 52 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SDXC max.128 Gb, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: gyroscope, accelerometer, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 5.8 x 241 x 164 ( = 0.23 x 9.49 x 6.46 in)
22 Wh, 5900 mAh Lithium-Ion, Quick Charge, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 8 MPix 1080p videos
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix 1080p videos
Additional features
Speakers: stereo-speakers on lower edge, DTS HD Premium sound, DTS headphone:X, Sonic Master, aptX, hi-res, USB cable, charger, SIM tool, Mobile Manager, Photo Collage, MiniMovie, Do It Later, ZenCircle, SuperNote, Puffin, 24 Months Warranty, Miracast
430 g ( = 15.17 oz / 0.95 pounds), Power Supply: 49 g ( = 1.73 oz / 0.11 pounds)
380 Euro


Average Score: 68.53% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 57%, features: 65%, display: 87% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Asus ZenPad 3s 10 Z500M

85.6% Asus ZenPad 3s 10 (Z500M-1H006A) Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Pleasant sounding elite of tablets . Asus' ZenPad 3s wants to be a serious competitor for Apple and aims to attract iPad owners. Thanks to a high-quality casing and hi-res sound, this might even function - were it not for some strange happenings during the test...
Recensione Asus ZenPad 3s 10 (Z550M) by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2016
Rating: price: 90% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 100%
50% Et ekteskap mellom dårlig programvare og bra maskinvare
Source: NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 50%
70% Test: Design-tablet til underholdningen
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70%


Imagination PowerVR GX6250: 2 cluster graphics chip integrated in ARM SoC (e.g. used in the MediaTek MT8173) Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT8176: ARM based hexa-core SoC (2x Cortex-A72 clocked at 2.1 GHz, 2x Cortex-A53) for tablets» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

The screen diagonal is used for small tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.43 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).

68.53%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Asus ZenPad 3s 10
PowerVR GX6250

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-11-15 (Update: 2016-11-15)