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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 LTE

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 LTE
9.7"
1536 x 2048 pixels
8 MP
5 MP front
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
RAM: 4 GB
MEMORY: 32 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 7800 mAh
Announced: Jan 24, 2017
Market status: Announced
Release date: unknown
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (73.28 %)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.27 inches)
  • Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM)

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

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Description

The ZenPad 3S 10 LTE Z500KL comes equipped with a 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, coupled with and Adreno 510 graphics processing unit, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The premium tablet features metal finish and it's only 6.75mm thin. It weighs around 490g since it's powered by a generous 7,900 mAh battery. As the name suggests, the tablet comes with LTE support and sports a 9.7-inch (not 10-inch) display that supports 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. Those who wish to take photos now and then, will be able to do so since the slab packs an 8-megapixel rear camera, which, sadly, lacks LED flash.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Android (6.0), ASUS Zen UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 9.54 x 6.46 x 0.27 inches (242.3 x 164.2 x 6.75 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 17.28 oz (490 g)
      the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Stylus
  • Colors:
    • Gray

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:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 73.28 %
  • Features:
    • Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

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

Hardware

  • 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.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 8956
  • 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, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 510
  • 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:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 32 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 7800 mAh
  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable, Li - Polymer
  • Video playback:
    • 16.00 hours

Multimedia

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

Cellular

  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1, 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 Host, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Jan 2017

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This device is also known as Asus Z500KL


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