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ASUS and Verizon Release ZenPad Z8 Tablet

The new Android device, featuring a 2K display, immersive audio, and Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, is now available for pre-order exclusively through Verizon Wireless. By ChannelPro

ASUS and Verizon have teamed up to launch the ASUS ZenPad Z8 tablet, an Android device powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa-core 64-bit processor and featuring 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.

The device sports a 7.9-inch display with 2048 x1536 (QXGA) resolution, dual-front facing stereo speakers, as well as a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.

For wireless connectivity, the ASUS ZenPad Z8 boasts 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and support for Verizon’s 4G LTE network.

"ASUS is excited to launch the ZenPad Z8 with Verizon. The ASUS ZenPad Z8 brings an incredible feature set and top-end specifications to Verizon customers at a very attractive price," says Benson Lin, corporate vice president and general manager for mobile communications, ASUS. "We're thrilled to begin this relationship with Verizon and for users to experience the ZenPad Z8 on Verizon's 4G LTE network."

Priced at $249.99, the ASUS ZenPad Z8 is now available for pre-order exclusively though Verizon Wireless.

ASUS ZenPad Z8 Specifications

Model

ASUS ZenPad Z8 (ZT581KL)

Operating system

Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI

Display

7.9-inch display with 2048x1536 (QXGA) resolution and in-plane switching technology

CPU

Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-Core 1.8GHz with Qualcomm Adreno 510 GPU

RAM

2GB

Storage

16GB

Camera

Rear Camera: 8MP; Front Camera: 2MP

Micro SD Card

Up to 128GB

Connectors

1x USB Type-C

1x 3.5mm audio jack

LTE Connectivity

Cat6, CA

Battery

4680mAh non-removable lithium-polymer

Dimensions

8.08 x 5.37 x 0.30-inches

Weight

11.29 oz.

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