CES 2014: Asus unveils VivoTab Note 8, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet
We’ve heard about the ASUS VivoTab Note 8 several times in the past few weeks. Recently, the tablet’s user manual was leaked giving us a glimpse of what the 8-inch tablet could bring at the table. But, CES 2014 has kicked off now, and ASUS unveiled a plethora of products, including ASUS VivoTab Note 8 that comes with a full blown Windows 8.1 pre-installed out of the box. Let’s take a detailed look at the specifications of the tablet.
The tablet is designed for both business professionals and students, and features a 8-inch HD IPS display boasting a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with a quad-core Intel Atom Z3740 processor (Bay Trail) clocked at 1.86GHz and 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM under the hood. The tablet features a professional Wacom digitizer stylus, making the VivoTab Note 8 the best pen-based tablet, according to the company.
On the storage side, ASUS VivoTab comes with up to 64GB solid-state drive storage coupled with a microSD storage that supports up to 64GB storage and unlimited ASUS WebStorage for one year. So, this should be be more than enough for a casual user, whether you are a student or a working professional. The company claims it can provide users with a battery life of almost 8 hours.
Here’s a complete list of specifications VivoTab Note 8 comes with:
- Windows 8.1
- 8-inch HD (1280 x 800) IPS display
- Intel Atom Z3740 processor
- Integrated Professional Wacom Digitizer Stylus with EMR Technology
- 2GB LPDDR3 memory
- 5MP rear camera and HD front-facing camera
- 802.11 ABGN, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, Miracast
- Up to 64GB internal storage, up to 64GB microSD card slot and bundled unlimited ASUS WebStorage (1 year)
- Micro USB
- 15.5Whr battery
- 220.9 x 133.8 x 10.95mm
There’s no word about the availability of the tablet. In terms of pricing, the 32GB model will set you back by $299 while the 64GB model comes with a $349 price tag.Further reading: Asus, CES 2014, Windows 8.1