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Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG


Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG
Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG
Intel Atom Z3560 4 x 1.8 GHz, Moorefield
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
8.00 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, 10 Fingers Multi-touch, IPS, Anti-fingerprint coating, glossy: yes
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
, eMMC, 4.15 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, Card Reader: micro SD cards up to 64 GB, Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Hall sensor, GPS, GLONASS, AGPS, Miracast
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM Quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), UMTS Quad-band (850/900/1900/2100 MHz), UMTS with HSPA+ up to 5.76 Mbps upload and 42 Mbps download
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 214 x 120 ( = 0.35 x 8.43 x 4.72 in)
15 Wh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 12 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 21 h
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Webcam: Main camera 5 MP (2560 x 1920 pixels), Webcam 2 MP (1600 x 1200 pixels)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo speakers at the back, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: no, Micro USB cable, modular power adaptor, Quick-start guide, 24 Months Warranty
310 g ( = 10.93 oz / 0.68 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)



Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 59%, features: 45%, display: 79% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG

85% Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
A surfboard on your ear. The 8-inch tablet Asus Fonepad 8 is a joy to use with its fast quad-core SoC. You also get 2 slots for micro-SIM cards, so the tablet can be transformed into a smartphone and connection to the Internet is possible via UMTS.
80% Günstiges 8-Zoll Tablet zum Telefonieren
Source: Tabtech German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
75% Recenzja tabletu Asus Fonepad 8 FE380CG
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 65%


Imagination PowerVR G6430: Multi core (4 cluster) graphics card for ARM processors that supports OpenGL 4.x and ES 3.0

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.

Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).

Z3560: Quad-core SoC for smartphones and tablets. Clocked at up to 1.83 GHz and integrates a DirectX-11-capable PowerVR/IMG GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

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.

0.31 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.

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).

80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA-C1-BK
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580
Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580
Nokia N1
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580
Dell Venue 8-7840
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580
Asus FonePad 8 FE380CXG
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3530
Dell Venue 8 7000
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580
Apple iPad Mini 3
PowerVR G6430, A7

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Asus ZenPad 10 Z300CNL
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3560, 10.10", 0.49 kg
Asus ZenPad 10 Z300CL-1A012A
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3560, 10.10", 0.51 kg
Dell Venue 10-7000
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3580, 10.50", 0.598 kg
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Asus ZenPad 3s 10 Z550M
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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M-1J009A 3S 10 Z500M-1J009A
PowerVR GX6250, Mediatek MT8176, 9.70", 0.43 kg
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M-1H
PowerVR GX6250, Mediatek MT8176, 9.70", 0.43 kg
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Mali-T720 MP2, MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz, 10.10", 0.508 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12-18 (Update: 2014-12-18)