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The Asus ZenPad 10 is one of the largest tablets released by Asus to date.

Launched in June 2015, this smartphone is also referred to as a flagship product by the manufacturer. Interestingly, this tablet is not very expensive and can be easily afforded by medium budget customers. The tablet features provision for using a single micro SIM and houses a non-removable battery. Apart from being available in the standard black and white colors, an aurora metallic color is also available for those who want a flashy look for their device. Combining style and beauty, how does the tablet rate regarding performance? To check this out, you must consider going through this article to find out how the ZenPad 10 matches your expectations.

Dimensions, Weight, Body Material and Design

As can be expected, Asus has made a considerable increase in the size of its tablet from its previous models. The size of this 510g tablet is 251.6 x 172 x 7.9mm. A simple look with a stylish appeal is what the maker focuses on. The Asus ZenPad 10 opts for one of a kind design with a neat leather patterning and a polished metallic band that acts as the frame of the gadget.Added to this, the rounded corners of the device not only give it a trendy look and feel, but also better grip when holding it.

Screen Display and Pixel Resolution & Density

Obvious from the name of the tablet, the ZenPad 10 comes with a 10.1” screen. Supporting LED backlight option, this WGXA screen features many interesting attributes. Some of them are IPS display panel, Corning Gorilla Glass 0 scratch resistant glass, ASUS Tru2Life technology, full lamination, and anti-fingerprint coating. Moreover, with wider contrast levels, each pixel in the image to be displayed is optimized to deliver more detail and portray the actual beauty of the shots. Similarly, the sharpness is augmented to produce lifelike images. The Asus ZenPad 10 has a fair pixel resolution of 1280 x 800 and a pixel density of 149ppi. The overall screen-to-body ratio is close to 68.57 percent.


Regarding numbers, the ZenPad 10 does not appear to have the best rear and front cameras for atablet. The rear camera is a 5MP camera with CMOS sensor while the front one features 2MP. Images and videos shot by the primary snapper using Pixel Masterhave pixel resolutions of 1600 x 1200 and 1280 x780 respectively. It may be noted that this camera does not support LED flash. Nevertheless, it supports all the common features expected from it. The camcorder can record videos at 30fps. Thanks to the Pixel Master camera, images and videos do not suffer from the problems of low resolution and yield really bright results. Interestingly, both images and videos produced by the primary shooter have the same pixel resolution of 640 x 480.

Hardware, Memory and Operating System

With 1 or 2GB RAM, the Asus ZenPad 10 comes in different options of internal memory storage space. You can buy the gadget with 8, 16, 32 or 64GB ROM. You can opt for additional memory by signing up for 5GB of Asus web storage for life and using a memory card of up to 64GB. The tablet incorporates a 64-bit quad-core processor clocking at 1.8GHz.Two other external hardware accessories of the ZenPad 10 are worth noting. They are the ASUS audio doc and the Z Stylus. The ASUS audio doc is a keyboard meant exclusively for this tablet. The textured leather keyboard integrates Bluetooth-enabled dual, front-facing stereo speakers that deliver rich sounds. The Z Stylus is sure to come in handy for those who would like to use their gadget for a lot of writing or drawing. With the stylus, writing and drawing on the tablet is as easy as using a pen on paper. It must be borne in mind that the device functions very well even in the absence of these accessories. They are only add-on components and do not necessarily have to find a place with your tablet.

As for the operating system used, the Asus ZenPad 10 relies on Android’s Lollipop. This is topped up the creator’s very own Zen UI to customize the tablet according to your preferences. Enhancements have been made to the UIto make things simpler and easier to use.