Asus unveils ZenPad line-up with four tablets in 7”, 8” and 10” screen sizes

Asus ZenPad S 8.0
Asus ZenPad S 8.0

As expected, Asus on Monday began its Computex 2015 journey with the announcement of the new ZenPad-series of tablets. The tablet line-up currently includes four devices – ZenPad 7.0, ZenPad 8.0, ZenPad S 8.0 and ZenPad 10.1 – and will be available in the coming weeks. There is no word on the pricing at this point.

“ZenPad is a series of premium tablets that combine refined styling with incredible entertainment and productivity capabilities to redefine the tablet experience and bring true luxury to consumers,” wrote Asus in a press release. Read on for tablet-specific details.

Asus ZenPad S 8.0

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 is the most impressive tablet out of the newly announced ZenPads. It comes with an 8-inch 2048×1536 IPS display with 4:3 aspect ratio and is powered by Intel’s Atom Z3580 quad-core processor. Other key specifications include 4GB of RAM, front-facing stereo speakers with DTS-HD Sound, Android 5.0 with Zen UI, and

Sporting a 6.6mm-thick metallic chassis, the ZenPad S 8.0 weighs just 298 grams and will come with an optional Z Stylus and USB Type-C port.

OS: Android 5.0 with ZenUI

Processor: Intel Atom 3580 Moorefield, quad-core, 2.3GHz

Display: 8-inch IPS, 2048x1536p

Cameras: 8MP rear, 5MP front

Memory: 4GB of RAM, 16GB/ 32GB/ 64GB of internal storage, microSD card slot

Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB Type-C, 4G LTE (optional)

Size: 203.2 x 134.5 x 6.68 mm, 299 grams

Asus ZenPad 8.0

Asus ZenPad 8.0
Asus ZenPad 8.0

According to Asus, ZenPad 8.0 features a leather patterning with rounded edges and a metallic frame. It also comes with interchangeable back-covers and the company will be offering multiple Zen Case back covers in different colours as well as some with extra-functionality like Zen Clutch folio, Power Case battery cover (with extra 4000 mAh battery), and an Audio Cover (with six speakers).

Specifications include 8-inch IPS 1280x800p, Intel Atom X3 quad-core processor, and Android 5.0 with Zen UI.

OS: Android 5.0 with ZenUI

Processor: Intel Atom X3, quad-core

Display: 8-inch IPS, 1280x800p

Cameras: 5MP rear, 2MP front

Memory: 1GB/ 2GB of RAM, 8GB/ 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot

Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB Type-C, 4G LTE (optional)

Size: 209 x 123 x 8.5mm

Battery: 4000 mAh

Asus ZenPad 7.0/ ZenPad 10.1

Asus hasn’t shared many details about these models, but the seven-inch ZenPad seems to include a 1024x600p screen and the 10-inch model will come with 1280x800p display. We can also expect these to run on Android 5.0 with Zen UI.

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