ASUS 10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet (Wi-Fi, Gold)

ASUS 10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet (Wi-Fi, Gold)

ASUS 10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet (Wi-Fi, Gold)

B&H # ASZ300MA2GD MFR # Z300M-A2-GD
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8163 Quad-Core
  • 2GB DDR3L RAM | 16GB eMMC Storage
  • 10.1" 1280 x 800 IPS Multi-Touch Display
  • 520 Mhz Mali T720MP2
  • 2MP Front & 5MP PixelMaster Rear Camera
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi | Bluetooth 4.0
  • Micro-USB | microSD Slot | AUX Jack
  • Front Speakers with DTS HD Premium Sound
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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Color: Gold

ASUS 10.1

Discontinued

ASUS 10.1

Storage: 16GB

16GB

ASUS MTK 8163 overview

  • 1Description

The ASUS 10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet offers powerful performance in a sleek, modern design. This tablet is powered by a MediaTek 1.3GHz MT8163 quad-core processor and has 2GB of RAM. It features 16GB of built-in storage and is equipped with a microSD slot that supports microSDXC cards up to 128GB. For high-speed Internet connectivity, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi is on-board. Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity is integrated for wireless pairing with devices, such as Bluetooth headphones. Miracast is also integrated into the tablet for wirelessly sharing content with compatible devices.

The ZenPad 10 Z300M has a 10.1" 10-point multi-touch IPS LCD display and features a WXGA 1280 x 800 native resolution for viewing detailed images. The front facing 2MP and rear-facing 5MP cameras allow you to take pictures of yourself and the world around you. The ZenPad 10 comes equipped with an embedded 4680mAh rechargeable battery that's designed to offer up to 9 hours of enjoyment before recharging is needed. The ZenPad 10 comes with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system pre-installed, which is designed for fluid and intuitive multi-touch navigation and multi-tasking.

Fashion-Inspired Design
The design of ASUS ZenPad 10 carries modern influences and a simple, clean look that gives it a stylish appeal. These elements are inspired by ASUS's Zen design philosophy of balancing beauty and strength.
VisualMaster Suite
ASUS VisualMaster is a suite of exclusive visual enhancement technologies that combine hardware and software to optimize all aspects of the display, including color, clarity, and brightness.
Intelligent Contrast
Intelligent contrast enhancement analyzes and optimizes each pixel in an image before it is reproduced, rendering more detail in the highlights and shadows in your pictures.
Cinematic Audio On the Go
ASUS ZenPad 10 integrates DTS Headphone X to bring 7.1 virtual surround directly to your headphones. The ASUS ZenPad 10 also has DTS-HD Premium Sound technology built into the device speaker.
ZenUI
The ZenUI offers a variety of features, including ZenMotion, SnapView, and ZenUI Instant Updates, that enhance usability, ensure privacy, and deliver a seamless user experience.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 6.0 Marshmallow overhauls permissions, allowing you to have finer control over what your applications have access to. It also marks the debut of Now on Tap, a context-sensitive update to Google Now that checks your current screen for keywords and then searches for them automatically. Other performance and security enhancements are included as well.
UPC: 889349402566
In the Box
ASUS 10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet (Wi-Fi, Gold)
  • USB Cable
  • USB Charger
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    ASUS MTK 8163 specs

    Performance
    Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Memory 2 GB DDR3L
    CPU 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8163 Quad-Core
    GPU Mali T720MP2
    Storage Embedded MMC 16 GB
    Sensors Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Display
    Panel Type IPS LCD
    Touchscreen Technology Capacitive
    Size 10.1"
    Native Resolution 1280 x 800
    Pixel Density 149 ppi
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1x USB 2.0 - Micro
    Audio 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone
    1x Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
    Communications
    Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11a/b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0  
    GNSS Support GPS
    Resolution 2.0 MP
    Resolution 5.0 MP
    Image Stabilization None
    Rear Camera Flash No
    General
    Keyboard Virtual
    Battery Built-In Lithium-Polymer Providing up to 9 Hours per Charge (4680.0 mAh)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.9 x 6.8 x 0.3" / 251.5 x 172.7 x 7.6 mm
    Weight 1.1 lb / 498.9 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.81 x 7.953 x 1.339"

    ASUS MTK 8163 reviews

    10.1" ZenPad 10 Z300M 16GB Tablet (Wi-Fi, Gold) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 63.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from All I Need In a Tablet This tablet is beautiful. I have used it for about a week now and am very pleased. It is lightweight and the processor seems to be plenty fast. I added an SD card to boost the memory capacity. I got the Asus streaming dongle and it streams perfectly to my TV. The only complaint I have is that the accompanying keyboard/audio dock seems to be unavailable anywhere.
    Date published: 2016-06-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great tablet excecpt for ASUS not supporting it. I've been using the tablet for about 2 months now. Overall happy with the purchase. Pro: It's quad processor plus it's 2GB of memory make it zippy and responsive. Screen is bright & clear from all angles. It's a good, mid level tablet able to do most daily tasks. Con: It's only downside is ASUS support. This tablet comes with Android 5 and will update to Android 6. But it will not update to Android 6.0.1 or Android 7. ASUS has no plans to update it further. The tablet is let down by lack of ASUS supporting it to the current Android operating system. Right out of the box it is already 2 Android versions behind.
    Date published: 2017-02-22
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good tablet for the price This is a very cheap tablet with quality a bit above what you would expect from the price The boot time is a bit longer than usual. The screen gives a definition with poor edges and some minor distortion but it is quite livable. The sound is ok Memory is easily augmented by adding a small card (64 megs in my case) I have been using it for over a week with no real problems. I use it for traveling and the wifi works well and the low weight is great on my back
    Date published: 2016-09-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid tabet but Asus ruined the memory upgrade options. I bought this based on my previous (and current) experience with my 4 year old Asus TF300. The Zenpad 10 Z300m is built very well, nice and solid without being heavy and not feeling flimsy to hold and work with. The touchpad is very responsive and there are several good options for customizing the screen colors, brightness, icon sizes, etc. The screen resolution is perfectly fine for a tablet in this price range. If you want to spend more money for another tablet that will do the same functions but has a higher res display, go for it. I just don't see the need. The 2mb processor is fast and the tab doesn't lag for what I use it for. This is a great tablet for the price but there are some cons in my book. Yes, the Z300m does support OTG with a micro usb otg adapter but there is no hdmi or mhl out capability. It does have Play To which allows you to mirror your screen to something like Chromecast but its not perfectly clear. My biggest complaint is that Asus has disabled the option that Android Marshmallow supports for augmenting the system memory with a micro sd card. Yes, you can add an sd card to store music, pics and other files but the ability to use it to move apps to it is not available. Shame on Asus for doing this, especially when there is only 16gb of system memory and a good amount is already taken by the os and all of the apps that Asus adds that can only be disabled but not uninstalled. Bad move, especially since this is not mentioned anywhere on the Asus website for this model nor on any specs from the companies selling this product.
    Date published: 2016-12-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty happy and a great price. Jeez ! Have owned a couple months and no complaints. There phone service / support, which I called twice with various questions is very good as well. Not so with Samsung in my experience. I use this mainly for internet ( Wi-Fi ) checking of emails, shopping, etc. , and as a portfolio for photography. I do not challenge it through any streaming or gaming type uses so can not speak to that. The sound is also really pretty decent on these.
    Date published: 2016-12-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price for lots of functionality! For the speed and actions you can perform on this tablet the price is more than worth it! Used it for a recent vacation to watch movies and play games and it worked perfectly! Picture is super clear and is able to do anything I need. Can also hook up a keyboard and add more uses!
    Date published: 2016-08-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very good tablet for the price. Got this for my elderly father so he could primarily read eBooks with larger fonts and play simple card games, such as solitaire. It is simple to use, although I am still hiding or deleting most of the pre-installed apps that come with it because they won't be used or just confuse the home screens. After only a week it seems to still be working well. The on/off button is a bit difficult for an old man's not so dexterous fingers, but he is managing. I also wish it was a bit easier to find the back button so he can easily get out of any app.
    Date published: 2017-08-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tablet Checked out a bunch of tablets but I'm glad I waited for this one. Never had any problems with ASUS products and this tablet was well worth the wait. Fast - plenty of memory, options, etc... Touch screen works great so far. AA++
    Date published: 2016-11-13
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