Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380C
The Asus ZenPad 8 Android Tablet is shaped more like a mobile phone than a tablet as it is taller than you think and also less wide than the normal. This shape means it is easier to hold in a hand than a lot of other similar devices, so possibly less easy to drop. The ZenPad measures 20.5x12.2x.7cm and weighs just 348grams.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
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While Asus may have been the first company to create a truly great affordable tablet in 2012, it’s 2015 budget follow up is slightly disappointing. It's ok for basic tasks, like video streaming and web browsing, but a mix of low powered hardware and software bugs hamper its overall appeal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 50% display: 70% mobility: 40% workmanship: 60%
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Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/15/2015
CommentARM Mali-450 MP4: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 4 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
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).
C3230RK: Entry-level quad-core Atom CPU (at 1.1 - 1.2 GHz max) for cheap Android smartphones and tablets. Includes a 3G radio and a ARM Mali-450 MP4 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.
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).
66.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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