After having launched the ZenPad amongst much fanfare at Zen Festival in August, ASUS today announced the availability of ZenPad in India. Sold in three variants – ZenPad 8.0, ZenPad 7.0 and ZenPad C 7.0, customers will be able to purchase them at ASUS exclusive stores and on Flipkart. ZenPad 7.0 will be available immediately and ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad C 7.0 will be available from October end. The announcement comes close on the heels of ASUS’ decision to manufacture its smartphones, Zenfone 2 Laser and ZenFone Go in India, and strengthens the brand’s portfolio of smart devices in the country.
ZenPad 8.0: With a display size of 20.3 centimetres, ZenPad 8.0 comes with a Qualcomm MSM8929 64-bit Octa Core Processor and 16GB in-built memory. The device has an 8 MP auto-focus main camera that is armed with features like larger aperture, pixel master camera for brighter photos, zero shutter lag and manual mode support, and a 2 MP front camera with 140 degree selfie panorama. Available in two colours – Obsidian Black and Aurora Metallic, ZenPad 8.0 is priced at INR 17,999 with audio cover and INR 14,999 without audio cover.
ZenPad 7.0: It has a display size of 17.7 centimetres and includes an Intel Atom x3-C3230 Quad Core Processor. Other features of ZenPad 7.0 include an internal memory of 16GB, an 8 MP main camera with auto-focus, manual mode, IR filter and a 2 MP front camera. Priced at INR 14,999 with audio cover and INR 11,999 without audio cover, ZenPad 7.0 is available in two colors as well – Obsidian Black, Aurora Metallic.
ZenPad C 7.0: The product has the same display size as ZenPad 7.0 and carries an Intel 64-bit x3-C3230 Quad-core Processor. The device has a 5 MP main camera and a 0.3 MP front camera. ZenPad C 7.0 comes in three colors – Obsidian Black, Glamour Red, Aurora Metallic and is available for INR 8,999.
All ZenPad variants operate on Android v5.0 (Lollipop), offer IPS display upto 178 degrees viewing angle and come equipped with Zen Motion support Touch gesture providing a superior experience. Users also get 5GB ASUS Web Storage space for life with an additional 11GB for the first year and 100GB of Google Drive space for two years.
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