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CES: Asus shows 8-inch tablet with Bay Trail CPU and Wacom digitizer

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Asus has unveiled a Windows 8.1 tablet 8 inch diagonal at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which is powered by Intel's Atom Processor Z3740 from the current generation of Bay Trail. The VivoTab can be 8 also with the supplied digitizer pen Wacom control note except with your fingers. According to the manufacturer, it is designed for one-handed use.

The atom Z3740 2013 introduced in the third quarter has four cores and pulses with 1.33 GHz (1.86 GHz in burst mode) by default. The CPU has access to 2 GB of memory. The internal memory is great up to 64 GB depending on the model and can be expanded using MicroSD card again to 64 GByte. ASUS also provides for one year unlimited online storage at his WebStorage service.

The supplied Wacom digitizer can be in the case of the VivoTab stowed when not in use grade 8 (image: ASUS).

As a display, the VivoTab note 8 uses an IPS Panel, which allows high viewing angle. It dissolves 1280 times 800 pixels. Above the screen sits a HD webcam can be used for video chats. It is supplemented by a rear 5-megapixel camera for photos and video recordings. The output will be stereo speakers, which support ASUS SonicMaster technology.

The Tablet measures 22.1 times 13.4 times 1.1 inches and weighs 380 grams. The battery capacity is indicated with 15.5 Watt hours what should extend for up to 8 hours run time. In addition to Windows 8.1 Microsoft Office is installed "Home and Student" Edition.

The digitizer pen can be stored in the device when not in use. It allows ASUS according to natural writing and drawing thanks to short reaction times and detection of up to 1000 pressure levels. Thus, the VivoTab right is rated 8 especially for pupils, students and creative. Information on availability and price are not yet available.

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