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Several DELL Venue 8 reviewers who bought it thought it was a good design. Last year Trustedreviews.com and said on expert website Trusted Reviews “The slim design grabs headlines” in their review of the DELL Venue 8. Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of this tablets “Improved performance, all in a sturdy design” and gave the DELL Venue 8 a rating of 4 stars. Laptopmag.com also mentioned “The Dell Venue 8 features a vibrant display; a comfy, soft-touch design; and a pure build of Android, all for just $179”.
Some people concluded that it was smooth. Cnet.com said on CNET.com “Packing a pure Android OS and smooth performa”.
One DELL Venue 8 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. expert review site Tabletpcreview.com wrote “The Dell Venue 8 7840 is unquestionably one of the best mid-size tablets on the market, thanks to its beautiful display, outstanding performance” in their review of this tablets.
A few DELL Venue 8 owners agreed that it was compact. Computershopper.com mentioned “Budget-friendly, compact Android tablets certainly haven’t been in short supply over the last year or so” in their review of the DELL Venue 8. Computershopper.com also mentioned “This entry-level compact Android tablet performs”. Expert website Mobilechoiceuk.com mentioned “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” in their DELL Venue 8 review.
A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it was thin. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said in May last year “The slim design grabs headlines”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews two years ago “It's actually just as slim, at 9mm, as the Nexus 7” in their review. Kitguru.net said in their review of this tablets “The tablet's design is phenomenal, proving incredibly thin yet strong”.
A few people who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Expert website Hothardware.com said two years ago “The extra heft makes it more durable perhaps, for kids” in their review of this tablets. Expert website Laptopmag.com wrote in the same month “Improved performance, all in a sturdy design” in their review of this tablets. Expert website Kitguru.net mentioned “The tablet's design is phenomenal, proving incredibly thin yet strong and sturdy”.
Several people mentioned that it was well made. expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of this tablets “The Dell Venue 8 features a vibrant display; a comfy, soft-touch design; and a pure build of Android, all for just $179”. Two years ago 91mobiles.com said “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.
Easy to Use
One DELL Venue 8 reviewer who purchased this tablets considered that it had a good interface. expert review site Techmagnifier.com and said “Available with clean Android interface, sharp display”.
One person wrote in their reviews that the DELL Venue 8 was comfortable and easy to hold. expert website Laptopmag.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned “The Dell Venue 8 features a vibrant display; a comfy, soft-touch design;”.
One DELL Venue 8 reviewer who bought this tablets reckoned that it had a good experience. expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of the DELL Venue 8 “With its soft-touch back, sharp 1280 x 800-pixel display and clean Android experience”.
Good Battery Life
One customer reckoned that it had a good battery life. Laptopmag.com and said “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 DELL Venue 8 owner thought this tablets had good features. Expert review site Kitguru.net gave it a rating of 90 out of 100 and wrote in their review last year “It has several interesting features, not least of which include a 2560*1600 OLED display”.
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Acceptable Noise Level
One DELL Venue 8 owner mentioned in their reviews that the DELL Venue 8 was quiet. Expert website Hothardware.com said two years ago “It's quieter, more nimble”.
One DELL Venue 8 reviewer wrote that it had gps. Fonearena.com wrote two years ago “This has GPS that is commonly not seen on WiFi-only tablets”.
Tablets built by DELL generally have good ratings.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the tablet computers of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.5GHz. The DELL Venue 8 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.133 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Venue 8.
Tablets with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 (2.5GHz).
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The biggest display resolution of the Venue 8 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Venue 8 display resolutions range from 800 x 480 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).
Z3480 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Venue 8 have heights of between 9mm and 220mm, and the average height is 170mm. At only 9 millimeters, the DELL Venue 8 is fairly short compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.
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Not 4G Compatible
Like most of the other Z3480 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Venue 8, the Venue 8 is not 4G compatible.
Tablet computers which are 4G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Venue 8 ($189.95).
Not 3G Compatible
The Venue 8 is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of this type and age are also not 3G compatible.
Tablets which are 3G compatible that might be worth considering include the DELL Venue 8 ($189.95).
When compared to other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Venue 8, the Venue 8's thickness of 216 millimeters is one of the thickest. The thinnest thickness of similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Venue 8 is 8.9mm and the thickest is 220mm.
5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Venue 8
Released Over a Year Ago
This tablet computer was released over a year ago.
Average Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Venue 8 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Venue 8.
Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 16 gigabytes, the Venue 8 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that were launched more than a year ago.
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Average Screen Size
The Venue 8 has a relatively average screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Venue 8.
Two Processor Cores
The DELL Venue 8 has two processor cores. That's average compared to the other five tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Venue 8 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.