ASUS Announces VivoTab Note 8 Windows 8.1 Tablet with Professional Wacom Digitizer Stylus

    The VivoTab Note 8 is powered by the latest Intel® Atom™ Z3740 processor for a perfect balance between multitasking performance and outstanding energy efficiency

    Las Vegas, NV (January 6th, 2014) - ASUS today announced the VivoTab Note 8, a Windows 8.1 tablet featuring a professional Wacom® digitizer stylus, making it the best pen-based tablet for productivity or creativity. Designed for professionals and students alike the VivoTab Note 8 is bundled with Microsoft® Office Home and Student, which includes Microsoft Word™, Excel™, PowerPoint™ and OneNote™. VivoTab Note 8’s lightweight and the ability to use it one-handed make it an ideal mobile productivity tool. With slim bezels, a high-definition IPS display and an elegant design it deserves pride of place in any business or educational environment.
    Powerful Quad-Core Processor
    The VivoTab Note 8 is powered by the latest Intel® Atom™ Z3740 processor for a perfect balance between multitasking performance and outstanding energy efficiency. With up to 8 hours battery life, VivoTab Note 8 can last for a working day. And with 2GB of memory, up to 64GB of solid-state storage plus the ability to use up to 64GB microSD cards, there is all the storage space you need for your apps and files. Accessing your data on the move is simple, too, thanks to a free year of unlimited ASUS WebStorage.

    Precise input with Wacom technology
    Designed for one-handed user with ultra-slim bezels, the VivoTab Note 8 is ideal for highly mobile consumers. Its professional digitizer pen sits neatly in its holder along the bottom edge of the tablet, so it is always on hand when you need it. Based on premium Wacom technology, the digitizer stylus affords the best possible accuracy, speed, and responsiveness. This, combined with over 1,000 levels of pressure sensitivity, provides an extremely natural writing or drawing experience, meaning you really can leave your sketchpad or notebook at home: the VivoTab Note 8 is all you need!

    Serious About Audio
    Developed by the team of experts in the ASUS Golden Ear team, SonicMaster audio technology uses a tailored mix of hardware and software to enhance sound quality to a level far above what you might expect from such a small device. Its rear-facing stereo speakers with large resonance chambers give rich, rounded bass, and sophisticated audio processing tools boost the frequency range to make music, movies and games sound fantastic.
    SPECIFICATIONS*
    VivoTab Note 8
    • Windows 8.1
    • 8-inch HD (1280 x 800) IPS display
    • Intel Atom Z3740 processor
    • Integrated Professional Wacom Digitizer Stylus with EMR Technology
    • 2GB LPDDR3 memory
    • 5MP rear camera and HD front-facing camera
    • 802.11 ABGN, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, Miracast
    • Up to 64GB internal storage, up to 64GB microSD card slot and bundled unlimited ASUS WebStorage (1 year)
    • Micro USB
    • 15.5Whr battery
    • 220.9 x 133.8 x 10.95mm
    • 380g

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    AVAILABILITY
    Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.
    * Specifications and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. For more details about the products mentioned in this press release, please visit http://press.asus.com .
    About ASUS
    ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.
    PR Contacts for North American Market:
    Tammy Lin
    Media Communications – ASUS Computer International
    Tammy.t_lin@asus.com

    Gary Key
    Sr. Press Relations Manager – ASUS Computer International
    Gary_key@asus.com