Asus ZenPad Z8 with 7.9-inch display, Snapdragon 650, 4G LTE announced

Asus ZenPad Z8

Asus has announced ZenPad Z8 (ZT581KL), the company’s latest tablet for US operator Verizon Wireless, after it was leaked recently. It has a 7.9-inch QXGA display, is powered an hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI on top. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

Asus ZenPad Z8

Asus ZenPad Z8 specifications

  • 7.9-inch (2048×1536 pixels) IPS display with 178-degree viewing angle
  • Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 (4x 1.4GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A72) 64-bit processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • Dual-front facing stereo speakers, DTS-HD audio
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 4680 mAh battery

The Asus ZenPad Z8 comes in Black color, is priced at $249.99 (Rs. 16,825 approx.) and will be available through Verizon retail stores starting June 23rd. It will also be available on contract at $10.41 per month for 24 months.

Commenting on the new ZenPad, Benson Lin, corporate vice president and general manager for mobile communications, ASUS, said:

ASUS is excited to launch the ZenPad Z8 with Verizon. The ASUS ZenPad Z8 brings an incredible feature set and top-end specifications to Verizon customers at a very attractive price. We’re thrilled to begin this relationship with Verizon and for users to experience the ZenPad Z8 on Verizon’s expansive 4G LTE network.

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