The black 32GB VivoTab Note 8 Multi-Touch 8" Tablet from ASUS features an 8" LED-backlit IPS touchscreen, allowing you to take full advantage of the multi-touch gestures found in Windows 8.1. The screen has a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 1280 x 800 native resolution for high-definition video and picture quality.
The VivoTab Note 8 comes with an included Wacom Stylus. The Wacom Stylus works with the 8" touchscreen, providing up to 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity. This allows you to draw and write with precision. Using Wacom's EMR technology, the VivoTab Note 8 provides high precision and pressure sensitive control.
The system is powered by a quad-core 1.33 GHz Intel Atom BayTrail-T Z3740 processor. It also has 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB eMMC flash storage, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.2-megapixel front camera, a Micro USB 2.0 port, a 3.5 mm headphone and microphone combo jack, an integrated microphone, and built-in stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology. Microsoft Office Home & Student Edition 2013 is also pre-installed on the VivoTab Note 8.
Windows 8.1 (32-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Windows 8.1 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
ASUS VivoTab Note 8
- Wacom Stylus
- The VivoTab Note 8 comes with an included Wacom Stylus. From detailed drawings to broad brushstrokes, the VivoTab Note 8's screen supports up to 1024 pressure levels. With Wacom's EMR technology, the VivoTab Note 8 provides optimal pressure sensitivity and high precision.
- 8" LED-Backlit IPS Touchscreen
- The 8" LED-backlit display is a touchscreen that supports the multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 8.1. The display features in-plane switching (IPS) technology, which allows for wider viewing angles. The screen has a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 1280 x 800 native resolution. The display can also be output to an external display via MiraCast.
- Quad-Core Intel BayTrail-T Performance
- The VivoTab Note 8 is powered by a quad-core Intel Baytrail-T Z3740 processor with a clock speed of 1.33 GHz. The processor also affords burst speeds up to 1.86 GHz for ultra-fast web browsing, quicker response time, and more efficient multitasking performance.
- Wireless Connectivity
- The VivoTab Note 8 connects to the Internet wirelessly with 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi. It also has Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you'll be able to use Bluetooth-enabled peripherals, such as a wireless mouse or keyboard. You can also connect locally via the Micro USB 2.0 port.
- ASUS SonicMaster Technology
- The ASUS SonicMaster audio technology uses a tailored mix of hardware and software to enhance sound quality. With built-in stereo speakers and large resonance chambers, the VivoTab Note 8 provides rich, rounded bass. It also provides sophisticated audio processing tools to boost the frequency range, which allow music, movies, and games to come to life with full clarity.
- Exclusive Reading Mode
- With the exclusive Reading Mode, the VivoTab Note 8 can automatically adjust the screen lighting and color to provide an optimal reading experience.
- Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 Edition Preloaded
- The VivoTab Note 8 comes with the Microsoft Office Home & Student Edition pre-installed.
- ASUS WebStorage
- The VivoTab Note 8 comes with free unlimited ASUS WebStorage for one year. With ASUS WebStorage, you'll be able to save music, photos, and documents to the cloud and access them from any device. You'll be connecting to ASUS' secured network so all your files will be safe.
- The VivoTab Note 8 features a variety of sensors, such as the G-sensor, GPS, gyroscope, e-compass, and an ambient light sensor.
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
- The Return of the Start Button
- After many requests from Windows users, the Start button makes its triumphant return in Windows 8.1. While it may not be exactly the same as its predecessor in Windows 7, the Start button has two core functions. A left click on the Start button will take you to the Windows 8.1 Start screen featuring live tiles. A right click on the Start button brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel, Network options and more.
- Boot Directly to the Desktop
- Windows 8.1 gives you the choice of booting to the Windows 8.1 Start screen with live tiles or booting to the familiar desktop screen of Windows 7. Users can also boot directly into an app or app view if they choose to.
- Seamless Integration of Multi-Touch Gestures
- Windows 8.1 supports multi-touch gestures. Now, you can use your keyboard, mouse or the touchpad using simple gestures. Whether you're browsing apps, reading a book or typing on the go with touch, you'll be able to seamlessly switch between all three interactive components. With the touchpad, Windows 8.1 allows you to use multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, drag, tap, slide, pinch-to-zoom and more.
- To the Cloud
- With Windows 8.1, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more.
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it, so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it.