Asus Zen Pad S 8.0(Z380C) is a mid-segment budget android Wi-Fi Tablet. It is packed with quad-core processor and IPS display. It is beautifully designed. Let’s get into the detail review of this device.
Asus Zen Pad S 8.0(Z380C) is a very small compact smartphone having elegant looks. The device is perfect to carry all around. The device is very light and slim. There is a leather bottom to handle the device easily. It has curved edges. It is an 8-inch display made of IPS panels. The back panel has matte finish providing very good project. The volume rockers and power buttons are on the right side. Surrounded by a very thin metallic frame providing good grip to hold. The USB power slot at the bottom. The 3.5mm Audio jack at the top. It consists of medium sized bezels.
It has dimensions of 209 x 123 x 8.5 mm and weighs 350grams. It is designed in four vibrant colors they are Black, White, Aurora Metallic. The brand name Asus is written at the bottom of the display and at the back side in landscape mode. The speaker grill, front facing camera and the sensor are present on the top of the display. At the back, you can see the camera and the LED flash. The camera is rounded which is cornered to the right side. The navigation buttons are on the display itself. The back panel is removable where you can find micro sd and sim card slots with the removable battery. A very tiny metallic ring runs around the panel. The sound speaker is placed at the rear bottom.
Asus Zen Pad S 8.0(Z380C) comes with a 8-inch display LCD display giving around 16M colors. It is packed with 800 x 1200 pixel resolution. It has a body to screen ratio of 72.2% and a pixel density of 189 ppm. It is a multi-touch capacitive screen. It is protected with Oleophobic coating. It is a 10 touch multi capacitive screen.
Asus Zen Pad S 8.0(Z380C) running on a Quad-core Cortex. It is running on the OS Android v5.0 Lollipop. It comes with a chipset of Intel Atom x3-C3200. And running on Mali-450MP4 GPU. It has an internal memory of 8GB and RAM of 1GB. The expandable memory provided up to 64GB. Having primary camera of 5MP capturing at a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available.
The primary camera records video at 1080p@30fps. 2MP Secondary camera is provided. Accelerometer and compass sensors are present. It has lion nonremovable battery which provides 8hrs talk time. It supports only Wi-Fi connectivity. It is provided with HTML5 browser.
The tablet runs on lollipop which is very nice and the latest. It is running customized UI on the base of Android. The UI feels very nice and easy to use. It got a very nice display but the resolution given is pretty basic. It got ll the features to an entry-level 8-inch tablet. However, even with the lower resolution, the display looks pretty nice. It got the standard display of Asus quality. No0 doubt about the performance it is running pretty well like all the good tablets. The camera quality is good pictures captured at low light seemed little dull with lack of LED flash but in good lighting conditions, the details are great.
The front camera is very nice you can get good quality selfies and video calling is good. The touch is very responsive. Web browsing is good and the contrast levels are nice. Loading is faster. The video playback quality seemed nice and there are no lags even playing high quality and graphic intensive videos. The gaming is pretty well, all the games available in the store can be played. The graphic quality is above average. You can see some frame droppings but rare and not a big problem. The overall performance of the device at this price range is good.
What’s good in this phone is it is a beautiful and elegant design and leather bottom at the rear with great display quality having all the basic features for an 8-inch display which is really nice. Worth your money. It is available around Rs 13990/-