Asus VivoTab Note 8 hands-on: $300 for a Wacom digitizer tablet and Windows 8
Processor and memory
Powered by Intel's new Atom Z3740 processor, the tablet offers up to 8 hours battery life from the 15.5 Whr battery, 2 GB of memory, up to 64 GB of storage plus a microSD slot, and a free year of unlimited ASUS WebStorage.
Camera and connectivity
Asus VivoTab Note 8 hands-on Fullscreen
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Asus VivoTab Note 8 hands-on
1. sri_tech (Posts: 187; Member since: 21 May 2013)
Its great to see full Windows 8 tablets with Wacom stylus for $299.
Samsung charge $400 for note 8.0 last year.
3. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
brace yourself , Samsung fanboys are coming
2. foosion (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Jan 2014)
Do you have to keep you hand off the tablet when using the stylus?
IOW, if you're using the stylus and your hand touches the screen, does the tablet think your hand is inputting something?
4. HildyJ (Posts: 86; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
As one who has had a number of Wacom tablets and currently has the Thinkpad Tablet 2 which sports a similar stylus, when the screen active digitizer detects the stylus, it turns off the capacitive digitizer so you don't get dual inputs and I suspect you would see this here as well.
6. Phomutrav (Posts: 5; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
According to ASUS press page, it says,
"Based on premium Wacom technology, the digitizer stylus affords the best possible accuracy, speed, responsiveness
and palm rejection"
5. HildyJ (Posts: 86; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
For more information (but, unfortunately, no way to preorder) see the Asus press release:
and the manual (which may or may not be final since it's dated November):
(Sorry but I don't have enough posts to make those links clickable)