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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M Featured in Best Tablets

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M
9.7"
1536 x 2048 pixels
8 MP
5 MP front
MediaTek
Hexa-core, 2100 MHz
RAM: 4 GB
MEMORY: 64 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 5900 mAh
Announced: Aug 31, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Aug 31, 2016
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (74.05 %)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.28 inches)
  • Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM)

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

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Description

Made out of aluminum, the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 weighs 430 grams, is 5.8 mm thin, and sports a 9.7-inch IPS display with 1536 x 2048 pixels. The ZenPad 3S 10 is powered by a hexa-core MT8176 processor coupled with the 4 GB of on-board RAM. The new tablet features fingerprint scanner, dual speakers (enhanced with Asus' SonicMaster 3.0 technology and virtual 7.1-channel surround sound), an 8 MP PixelMaster rear camera with Low Light mode, and a 5 MP front-facing camera. Furthermore, there's 32 GB or 64 GB of built-in storage space. A 5900 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 is also included.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (6.0), ASUS Zen UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 9.47 x 6.44 x 0.28 inches (240.5 x 163.7 x 7.15 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 15.17 oz (430 g)
      the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Fingerprint (touch), Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
  • Colors:
    • Gray, Silver

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 9.7 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 264 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 74.05 %
  • Features:
    • Oleophobic coating, Light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup8 megapixels
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 5 megapixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • MediaTek MT8176
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Hexa-core, 2100 MHz, АРМ Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-А53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR GX6250
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB

Batterybenchmark

  • Capacity:
    • 5900 mAh
  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable, Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 31 Aug 2016

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 (32GB storage)

differences:

  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

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