US residents in the market for a new Windows 8 Tablet might be interested to know that Asus will next month be making available its Asus VivoTab 8 tablet running Microsoft’s Windows 8 for $199.
The new Asus VivoTab 8 tablet was first unveiled earlier this month and is equipped with an 8 inch HD touchscreen display offering users a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
Unlike in the Asus VivoTab Note 8 the new Windows 8 tablet does not come supplied with a stylus, hence the lower entry price. However it is equipped with a Intel Atom Z3745 Bay Trail quad-core processor supported by 2GB of RAM and is fitted with 32GB of internal storage.
Other features of the new $199 Asus VivoTab 8 tablet include a battery life of around 8 hours together with connectivity provided by both 802.11n WiFi GPS. Together with a microSD card slot enabling an additional 64 GB of storage to be added if required by its owner.
Asus have also equipped the new tablet a 2 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 2 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs. The Windows 8 tablet measures 8.3 x 4.9 x 0.35 inches in size and weighs less than 1.2 lbs. Watch the quick video blurb created by Brad Linder providing a quick overview of the new tablet and its features.
For more information on the new Asus VivoTab 8 jump over to the Asus website for details, full specifications and the ability to order next month for $199 when the new tablet officially launches.
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