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Asus VivoTab Note 8 Z3740 1.33GHz 32GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Jun 2014
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Eighteen Industry Awards

This tablet computer has received eighteen awards from tablet experts.

Hothardware.com, Techworld.idg.se, Pccentre.pl, Hwp.com.tr, Vido.com.ua and Mobi-test.de all endorse this tablet and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at two other expert review sites both wrote that this Z3740 processor tablet was superb and gave it their highest award. This tablet computer received an "Editor's Choice" award from both PC Mag and Computershopper.com.

This tablet computer was given a "Bronze" award by both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which wrote that this Z3740 processor tablet was good.

This Z3740 processor tablet was given a "Silver" award by Gadgetgear.nl who decided that this Asus tablet computer was very good.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Ninety-seven experts from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this Z3740 processor tablet on average 76%.

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 59 user reviews this tablet has an overall user rating of 76 out of 100.

Good Battery Life

A few Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Three years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “The display and the good battery life are also a”. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “Its keyboard dock is useful and its battery li” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Expert website Kitguru.net said “Fun to use hybrid device that has a good battery life and competitive price tag” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

Easy to Use

Ten people mentioned that it had a good experience. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote in their review “Tablets are all about the experience of software married to hardware”. Techworld.com also said “The Asus Vivo Tab's solid hardware provides the makings of a good experience”. Techworld.com also said “Windows RT is a good foundation for that experience.”.

Four people concluded that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was easy to use. Expert website Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote “And if you're going to use the tablet for real work, you'll need to shell out another $100 for t” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Expert review site Computershopper.com said in their review “Icons were (especially in desktop mode), came in quite handy not only for taking notes”. Expert review site Kitguru.net mentioned “An easy and fun to use hybrid device that has a good battery life” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

Some Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners who bought it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “Easy to hold with comfortable curved edges” in their review. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Optional keyboard is easy to pack, comfortable to type on” in their review. Goodhousekeeping.com also said “Easy and comfortable to use”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “Sleek user interface” in their review of this tablet and gave this tablet a score of 70 out of 100. One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner mentioned that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Hothardware.com mentioned “The VivoTab Smart was better at handling JavaScript, as both tablets played to their strengths”.

One person considered that it was easy to setup. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “The folding magnetic cover takes practice to set up properly” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Size

A number of customers wrote that it was thin. Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “The VivoTab RT is thin, light” in their review. Expert review site Laptopmag.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote five years ago “The ASUS Vivo Tab RT offers a bright display, thin and light design” in their review of this tablet. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “The Asus VivoTab Smart is slim and portable, has good screen colours” and scored this tablet 80 out of 100.

A number of Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was compact. Three years ago expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “Granted, these compact Windows devices”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “This compact Windows slate looks good”. Five years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review “The device features well-chosen materials of construction, first-rate workmanship and a compact size at” and rated the product 4 stars.

Some people who bought the product agreed that it was lightweight. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au said “Its Intel Atom CPU is a great choice for anyone who wants a lightweight Windows 8-based tablet with long battery life” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Lightweight and portable” in their review.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner who reviewed this tablet thought it was easy to carry around. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good physically.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good weight. Two years ago Goodhousekeeping.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this tablet “Reasonable weight”.

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Nice Design

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners thought it was a good design. Expert website Computershopper.com said “Even though this Windows 8 tablet has neither the best overall performance nor the best design we've” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Five years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of this tablet “They offer several design improvements over those popular keyboard'ed tablets”. Expert website Laptopmag.com wrote “For $499, this device includes an Intel Atom processor and a generous 64GB of memory in a design that's lighter th” and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100.

A number of people who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Expert website Computershopper.com said “Gorgeous, with the new tablet version of Windows running well on its Tegra 3 processor” in their review of this tablet. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this tablet five years ago “Asus' latest tablet is stylish and benefits from Microsoft Windows RT's strengths.”. Expert website Pocketables.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote “It's a pretty darn good one”.

A number of people concluded that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was smooth. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus four years ago “The Asus Vivo Tab RT still has plenty of qualities, such as smooth general navigation (most of the time), Office 2013 (albeit a limited versio”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab Note 8 was neat. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “The new tablet's specs line up with the others' quite neatly, though Asus chos”. One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer considered that it had a good case. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Plastic casing feels quite cheap”.

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Robust

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners who bought this tablet considered that it was well made. Expert website Laptopmag.com gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 70 out of 100 and said “Both devices have the same quad-core Nvidia Tegra processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of solid state storage” in their review of this tablet. Laptopmag.com also mentioned “ASUS' Windows 8-powered VivoTab Smart is a solid Windows 8 tablet at an affordable price”. Techsmart.co.za mentioned “Is this the tablet that Windows 8 users have been waiting for? Asus has a knack of producing well built, solid devi”.

Several people who reviewed the Asus VivoTab Note 8 thought it was strong and durable. Expert website Cnet.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned “With its vivid screen, sturdy build”. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Sturdy design” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

One customer concluded that this tablet was reliable. Goodhousekeeping.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “Good touch features with reliable feedback” in their review of this tablet.

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Good Technical Features

Several Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers thought this tablet had good features. Expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “One of that slate's most notable features was its built-in, pressure-sensitive stylus, which, considering how small many of the menu entries, buttons”. Expert website V3.co.uk wrote “The VivoTab features the full version of Windows 8” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review. Expert website Chip.com.my mentioned in their review of this tablet “It also features a fantastic screen, smooth p”.

Good Product Quality

Four Asus VivoTab Note 8 owners wrote that the product was good quality. Three years ago Notebookcheck.net gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this tablet “The compact size, combined with a good build quality and very decent system performance leave us with a favorable overall impression”. Expert review site Techreport.com wrote in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 “Both components combine solid build quality with a certain elegance”. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Very good design and build quality” in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8.

Asus Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

We checked 4,745 expert and user reviews for Asus tablet computers and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its Z3740 processor tablets range.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review “Decent screen colours” and scored this tablet 4 stars. One customer said in their reviews that this tablet had good picture quality. Four years ago Technoodling.net said “The boost in speed, improved graphics” in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review.

Good for Games

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good playing games on. Expert review site Hothardware.com wrote “It shouldn't be a shocker that the ASUS MeMO Pad Smart 10 performed best in gaming tasks, given that it's equipped with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC” in their review.

Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Asus VivoTab Note 8 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VivoTab Note 8. This tablet computer is a two number of built-in speakers tablet computer compared to most of the tablet computers that are a comparable age to the VivoTab Note 8 which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has an LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most frequently found internal memory type on tablets of a comparable type and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

A few people who reviewed it considered that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info said in their review “The lack of a USB port is one example.”. Expert website Alphr.com wrote “The lack of a full-size USB port is limiting” however they still scored the Asus VivoTab Note 8 67 out of 100. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 “No full USB input port”.

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their Asus VivoTab Note 8 review two years ago “Limited connectivity options” nonetheless they still gave the Asus VivoTab Note 8 a rating of 70 out of 100.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One Asus VivoTab Note 8 owner who reviewed the Asus VivoTab Note 8 thought it was not noisy. Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Intel-powered tablets are thick, noisy affairs.” .

Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets of this type and age, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 is not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Asus VivoTab Note 8 is not 3G. Most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The VivoTab Note 8 has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys (only 32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Across all the Z3740 processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years the internal storage capacitys range from 32GB to 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 50GB.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 1.2 megapixels, the VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of Z3740 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the VivoTab Note 8 range from 1.1MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.7MP.

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

This tablet has a 720p video recording modes, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus VivoTab Note 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the VivoTab Note 8.

Four Processor Coress

The Asus VivoTab Note 8 is a four processor cores tablet computer. That's average compared to the other 17 tablets of a similar age and spec to the VivoTab Note 8 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.33 gigahertz, the VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the VivoTab Note 8.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the VivoTab Note 8 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
RoHS Compliance
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Insider™
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Power
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Headphones Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Miracast
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

13 Awards

vido.com.ua Recommended nordichardware.se Best Product techworld.idg.se Recommended gadgetgear.nl Silver winmagpro.nl Test Winner computershopper.com Editor's Choice kitguru.net Worth Buying hardware.info Bronze Award uk.hardware.info Bronze hardwareluxx.de Technical Award hothardware.com Recommended tablety.pl Quality Award pccentre.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(157)
25 February 2015

The Asus VivoTab Smart's wireless keyboard doubles as a cover for this Windows 8 tablet. Unlike convertible models, it doesn't boost the device's battery life, however, and our consumer testers... Read more…

Light and very large screen for its size
Pleasing design
Lots of builtin storage for the price
Good camera
Optional keyboard is easy to pack, comfortable to type on
Consumer testers did not like the keyboard layout
Limited connectivity options
Below average resolution
Relatively slow system speed
Middling battery life
23 March 2014

I'm very torn about the VivoTab. On the one hand it's a proof of concept that yes, Microsoft still...

27 December 2013

The Asus VivoTab Smart is a genuine contender and well worth your time when looking for an all-purpose tablet. Look out iPad? Not quite, but it's good...

14 November 2013

Upgrades to Windows 8 tablets, such as the ASUS Transformer T100 (SRP P24,000), now use the Intel Atom Bay Trail processor. The boost in speed, improved graphics, and drop in power consumption... Read more…

30 September 2013

The Windows 8 based Asus Vivo Tab with detachable keyboard, powered by Intel Atom Z2760 Dual Core 1.8GHz processor and 2 GB RAM. It is available for Rs.27875 in India.Asus Vivo Tab ViewAsus Vivo... Read more…

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User Reviews

(48)
Reviewed 5 March 2013 by Joey
(Verified Purchase)

This one may slip completely under the radar, but I feel it's worthy of a few words. Why? Simple, it's the first reasonable implantation of full Windows 8 in a tablet that does not either cost a... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2012 by Travonius
Travonius would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

I am a former iPad 2 and Transformer Prime user. I got rid of the iPad 2 because it was good for videos and games but nothing productive. I got the Transformer Prime in hopes that would change.... Read more…

Reviewed 13 November 2012 by JCmn
JCmn would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

In terms of hardware, this tablet packs in a lot. The question is: can Windows RT take advantage of all that hardware features. I think Asus' unique design mostly succeeded in showing that Windows... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2013 by Mr Adrian L Key
(Verified Purchase)

I have learnt a lot in the time that I have been almost addicted to gadgets and tech. The most important things I have learnt is,read a lot of reviews, do your homework and ultimately ask yourself... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2012 by BadBeatKing
BadBeatKing would recommend the Asus VivoTab RT TF600 / TF600T / TF600RT

This is an awesome tablet experience thanks to windows 8. I have had plenty of android devices in the past including a Nexus 7 and my gf has an iPad 2. The multitasking on this tablet is amazingly... Read more…

Windows 8
Keyboard dock
Tablet Specific apps
Long Battery life
Windows 8 rocks on it and makes it such an asset
Camera
Nothing that I have experienced
Don't have any problems to report after 30 days of use
Quality control can be better
Constant updates
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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple m80, apple m80t, apple m80ta
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