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DELL Venue 8
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DELL Venue 8 Z3480 16GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

$219.00
$170.95 $48.05 cheaper than 64 days ago
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Z3480 Android 16GB 8" Apr 2015
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15 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

This tablet computer has an average user rating of 88% based on 63 user reviews. Most Venue 8 owners think it is one of the very best tablet computers of this age and spec.

Nice Design

Several DELL Venue 8 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Trustedreviews.com rated the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet on expert website Trusted Reviews “The slim design grabs headlines”.

A few customers mentioned that it was smooth. Three years ago Cnet.com wrote in their review of this tablet on expert website CNET.com “Packing a pure Android OS and smooth performa” although they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Tabletpcreview.com mentioned “The Dell Venue 8 7840 is unquestionably one of the best mid-size tablets on the market, thanks to its beautiful display, outstanding performance” and scored the DELL Venue 8 5 stars.

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Good Size

Five DELL Venue 8 owners who purchased this tablet considered that it was compact. Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “Budget-friendly, compact Android tablets certainly haven’t been in short supply over the last year or so” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Computershopper.com also wrote “This entry-level compact Android tablet performs”. Expert website Mobilechoiceuk.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their DELL Venue 8 review “It gives the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 at 5.6mm a run for its svelte money and is by what seems like miles is slimmer than the iPad Air by 1.5mm”.

A few DELL Venue 8 owners who reviewed this tablet mentioned that it was thin. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “It's actually just as slim, at 9mm, as the Nexus 7” in their review. Mobilechoiceuk.com said in their review “It is an absolutley stunningly thin device with a goreous screen to boot” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

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Robust

A number of DELL Venue 8 reviewers thought it was strong and durable. Expert review site Hothardware.com said “The extra heft makes it more durable perhaps, for kids” in their review of this tablet. Expert website Laptopmag.com said “Improved performance, all in a sturdy design” and scored it 80 out of 100. Kitguru.net gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the DELL Venue 8 last year “The tablet's design is phenomenal, proving incredibly thin yet strong and sturdy”.

Several customers said that it was well made. Expert website Laptopmag.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their DELL Venue 8 review “The Dell Venue 8 features a vibrant display; a comfy, soft-touch design; and a pure build of Android, all for just $179”. Expert website 91mobiles.com mentioned “The Dell Venue 8 is an affordable Android tablet that offers solid build and performance."Dell hasn't had the most successful time with smartphones” in their review of the DELL Venue 8.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Ua.gecid.com highlighted in their review that this tablet computer was good value for money.

Easy to Use

One DELL Venue 8 reviewer reckoned that this tablet had a good experience. Expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote in their DELL Venue 8 review “With its soft-touch back, sharp 1280 x 800-pixel display and clean Android experience”.

One person who purchased this tablet thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. One person who bought it reckoned that it had a good interface. Expert website Techmagnifier.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote two years ago “Available with clean Android interface, sharp display”.

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Good Battery Life

One DELL Venue 8 reviewer considered that the product had a good battery life. Two years ago expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review of this tablet “Dell has refreshed its Venue tablet series, bringing better performance, battery life and audio quality to its 8-inch Android slate”.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought the DELL Venue 8 thought it had good features. Kitguru.net gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review “It has several interesting features, not least of which include a 2560*1600 OLED display”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was quiet. Hothardware.com mentioned “It's quieter, more nimble”.

Good Connectivity

One DELL Venue 8 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had gps. Expert website Fonearena.com said “This has GPS that is commonly not seen on WiFi-only tablets”.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

DELL Z3480 processor tablet computers have good ratings on average and across all tablet computers DELL is one of the superior brands.

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4G Compatible

The DELL Venue 8 is 4G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than a year ago are not 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

Unlike most of the other tablets of this spec and age which are not 3G compatible, the DELL Venue 8 is 3G compatible.

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Quite High Pixel Density

With a pixel density of 320 pixels per inch, the Venue 8 has one of the higher pixel densities amongst tablets of this age. The pixel densities of similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Venue 8 range from 150ppi to 360ppi.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Venue 8 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers of this age and spec the display resolution ranges from 800 x 400 pixels (worst) to 2732 x 2048 pixels (best).

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Venue 8

Released Over a Year Ago

This DELL tablet computer was released over a year ago.

Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Venue 8 has a pretty average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The DELL Venue 8 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Venue 8.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8 inches, the Venue 8 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Venue 8.

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Two Processor Cores

The DELL Venue 8 has two processor cores. That's average compared to the other tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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Internal Memory
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Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
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Display
Screen Size
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Audio
Networking
3G Standard
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Performance
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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Battery Cell
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Other Features
Kids Tablet
Intel Virtualization Technology

10 Awards

Expert Reviews Recommended techwarelabs.com 2015 CES Best Innovation hothardware.com Editor's Choice computershopper.com Good For Families Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice tablety.pl Recommended hardwaremx.com Gold Award hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended ua.gecid.com Value for Money gagadget.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(77)
28 January 2016

This is the first Dell, Android device we've used since the Dell Streak way back in the day. The Dell Streak was the phablet before phablets were cool. Although now the Dell Streak 5 seems kind of... Read more…

Inexpensive
Full HD display
Runs stock Android
Highdef touch screen
Good performance
Excessive bloatware
Slow performance at times
Limited memory, Android had fewer tablet apps that Apple
Performance can suffer with lots of multitasking
Battery life is a bit short
29 October 2015

It is an absolutley stunningly thin device with a goreous screen to boot. With a thickness of a mere 6mm, it gives the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 at 5.6mm a run for its svelte money and is by what... Read more…

18 September 2015

Techwarelabs.com

I would like to make a correction to the video the tablet is actually 399.99$.Dells new tablet is a mouthful, and that is a fact. Another fact is that this little 6mm mouthful is a powerful... Read more…

A ndroid tablets can seem like much of a muchness, but the 8.4in Dell Venue 8 7840 is a refreshingly off-trend effort. It ticks the ?super-thin? box, then upsets the apple cart with a barely-there... Read more…

11 May 2015

On the whole, then, it is safe to say we were amazed by the Dell Venue 8 7840.The tablet's design is phenomenal, proving incredibly thin yet strong and sturdy. The aluminium construction looks and...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 January 2015 by EricEric
EricEric would recommend the Dell Venue 8

Picked this up on Saturday the 3rd of Jan. It has a fantastic build quality - as nice as an iPad, if not nicer. The battery is ~5500mAh and the Intel processor is very fast. Screen is jaw... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2015 by EnglishDan
EnglishDan would recommend the Dell Venue 8

I am a tablet and phone geek. I just cannot help myself. Ive had 4 Nexus 9`s recently (due to shabby hardware), the Tab S and the G Pad 8.3 and i will say that hands down the new Dell 7840 is... Read more…

Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Zboot
Zboot would recommend the Dell Venue 8 (Verified Purchase)

I've already written about my experience with the Dell Venue 8 7000 elsewhere so here it is edited for what Bestbuy considers inappropriate language:...

Reviewed 15 January 2015 by Fightinirish
Fightinirish would recommend the Dell Venue 8

I have used 5 different tablets from various manufactures over the past two years, and this one definitely rates at the top. The build quality is excellent, on pace with the iPad and iPad Mini...

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by Dave82882

I picked this tablet 5 days ago and so far have been really enjoying it. The screen is amazing, the Intel Z3580 with 2GB of RAM absolutely flies, the build quality is top notch, the power/volume... Read more…

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