Asus Unveils VivoTab Note 8 Tablet

Posted Tue Jan 14, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST by

The new 8-inch Windows tablet includes a Wacom stylus and is set to debut later this year.

Asus has detailed its latest tablet, the VivoTab Note 8. The device features an 8-inch 1200x800 IPS screen and comes with a Wacom digitizer stylus, making it an ideal mobile productivity tablet for students and professionals.

The VivoTab Note 8 is powered by an Intel Atom Z3740 processor and 2GB of RAM running Windows 8.1. A 5MP rear camera and an HD front camera are also included, and the tablet comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student software. In addition, the device will be offered with up to 64GB of internal storage and features a microSD slot and up to 8 hours of battery life. The included Wacom stylus can be stored in the integrated holder on the tablet's bottom edge and offers 1,000 levels of pressure sensitivity for natural writing and drawing.

An exact release date has not been announced, but the VivoTab Note 8 is expected to launch by Q2 2014. The 32GB model will retail for $299 and the 64GB model will retail for $349.

Sources: ASUS, The Verge

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