Asus Zenpad Z8 hits Verizon
Although tablets are no longer selling as they were a few years ago, some big names in the industry still bet on this market. Asus is such a brand, and the new Zenpad Z8 is a tablet that joins Verizon Wireless' portfolio. At first glance, this is a slate similar to the Zenpad S 8.0 that launched back in 2015, but with 4G LTE, USB Type-C, and a new processor.
Asus Zenpad Z8 has the following specs and features:
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC with Qualcomm Adreno 510 graphics
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB RAM; 16 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
- Display: 7.9-inch in-plane switching multitouch with 2,048X1,536 pixels
- Cameras: 2 MP front, 8 MP back
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, GPS
- Operating system: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with ZenUI on top
- Weight/Dimensions: 0.7 pounds; 8.08X5.37X0.3 inches
- Battery/Autonomy: 4680 mAh lithium-polymer (non-removable)
- Colors: black
This slate is already up for pre-order and will hit Verizon's retail stores on June 23. Its MSRP is $249.99 USD, but can be acquired for $149.99 USD with a two-year contract, as well as for $0 USD down and 24 monthly payments of $10.41 USD each.