ASUS has announced its latest tablet in the ZenPad series, the ZenPad Z8 (ZT581KL) for the US network giant Verizon Wireless. The tablet features a 7.9-inch QXGA (1536p) IPS display, is powered by Snapdragon 650 (64-bit) Hexa-Core processor, has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI on top.

"Asus ZenPad Z8 on Verizon"

ASUS ZenPad Z8 Specifications:

  • 7.9-inch QXGA (2048×1536 pixels) IPS LCD display with 178-degree wide viewing angle, VisualMaster technology
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (64-bit) SoC with Hexa-Core (4x 1.4GHz A53 + 2 x 1.8GHz A72) CPU
  • Adreno 510 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via micro SD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ZenUI
  • Single SIM
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS + GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0, 3.5mm audio jack
  • DTS-HD premium sound, Dual-front facing stereo speakers
  • 8MP auto-focus rear camera with PixelMaster technology
  • 2MP front camera
  • 4680mAh battery
  • Weight: 320 grams
  • Color: Black

The ASUS ZenPad Z8 is now available for pre-order from Verizon’s official website for $249.99 (full retail) or $149.99 on a two year contract or $10.41 per-month over two years.

Benson Lin, corporate vice president and general manager for mobile communications, ASUS, said:

“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. We’re thrilled to begin this relationship with Verizon and for users to experience the ZenPad Z8 on Verizon’s expansive 4G LTE network.”

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