Asus ZenPad S 8.0 (Z580CA) tablet running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) has finally reached US shores.
It is up for purchase for $199.99 (£129) on BestBuy, which is offering free shipping anywhere in the country. The ZenPad S 8.0, with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, is available in black.
The tablet is also available on pre-order via various online channels in the US.
The ZenPad S is mostly for buyers on a shoestring budget, who are unwilling to more than $300 for the iPad Mini 3.
The tablet comes with the following key technical specifications:
- 8in IPS LCD display protected by Gorilla Glass 3
- Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating platform
- Quad Core Intel Atom processor
- 8MP rear camera
- 5MP front camera
- 2/4GB RAM variants
- 16/32/64GB internal storage variants based on RAM
- Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 2.0 and microUSB connectivity
- Fixed Lithium-Polymer battery
Along with the ZenPad S 8.0, the smaller Asus ZenPad 7.0 tablet is also available on BestBuy.