Asus is best known for its range of convertible transformer series of tablets. Asus Vivo Tab Smart tablet is the one I am checking out today. I find it quite similar to the Microsoft Surface in terms of looks. Asus VivoTab Smart tablet is a sleek and stylish tablet with classy and upscale looks with no flashy fuss.
Let’s now talk about the specs and features of Asus VivoTab Smart Tablet–
Asus VivoTab Smart Overview
- Powered by touch focused Windows 8 OS and Intel® Atom™ Z2760 processor experience.
- Innovative 3-in-1 Transleeve keyboard*, foldable cover that can be used as a sleeve or stand or transformed as ultra-thin live keyboard.
- Ultimate multimedia experience with 10.1 inch IPS Display panel and 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and ASUS SonicMaster audio technology.
- Ultra battery life with 9.5 hours for all day use.
- Available in three lively colour options of Red, White and Black while foldable cover with black, blue, greys and pink colour options.
Asus VivoTab Smart Specifications
- Dimensions – 262.5 x 171 x 9.7 mm (WxDxH).
- Ultra-thin and stylish design of 9.7 mm and comfortable at a light weight of 580 grams.
- Display screen at 10.1 inch IPS multi touch WXGA display with 1366x 768 pixels resolution.
- Easy and relaxed sharing with super wide 178° viewing angle and high brightness to endure sunlight usage.
- Battery – 25Wh Li-polymer Battery gives up to 9.5 hours of uninterrupted use.
- Windows 8 operating system supporting multiple applications and hardware with Intel® Atom™ Clover Trail Z2760 Dual-Core processor.
- 2 GB RAM with 64 GB storage (32 GB outside US)
- Wireless data networking with WLAN 802.11 and Bluetooth v4.0.
- MicroUSB, microSD card reader, 2-in-1 audio jack and micro HDMI ports provide the flexibility.
Asus VivoTab Smart Features
- Preloaded application Asus Super note for versatile note taking via great options like keyboard, fingers, picture/video capture or even audio notes.
- Asus WebStore – Asus cloud to access all documents, pictures and music and share with family and friends.
- Windows 8 People to get connected to all social media sites.
- Windows 8 Fresh paint with variety of canvases and brushes to choose from
- Plenty of other media content and applications including X-box videos, news, sports, travel, music Amazon kindle etc.
Camera and Video specifications
- 2 Mega Pixel front and 8 Mega Pixels rear camera with LED flash and auto focus function.
- Black illuminated CMOS sensor and F/2.2 opening combined to improve the quality of pictures in low light.
- Fast shutter speed to reduce camera shake for clearer pictures with ease.
- Asus VivoTab™ Smart to capture great pictures easily
- Video capture and enhancement at 1080p
- Features allow amazing photography and ease in video chatting
Asus VivoTab Smart Price and Release
- The price will start at approximately $ 499.
- Announced in January 2013 – Release date not confirmed yet – But it can be pre-ordered.
Overall, Asus VivaTab Smart Tablet is portable and sleek enough to be recommended for users who want to have a decent Windows 8 experience. This chic looking 10.1 Windows 8 tablet will compete directly with the Surface Pro, but the Bluetooth keyboard option is indeed a considerable advantage.