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At $129, is the Z380CX the best budget 8-inch Android tablet for the price?

In the US right now, the ZenPad 8.0 (Z380CX) is available for $129. The other two 8-inch ZenPad tablets sell for $199 and $299. Given the hardware on the basic Z380CX, how does it stack up against other similar 8-inch tablets? Let’s take a closer look. First, let’s clarify the 2 versions of the Z380 […]

Price Comparison: Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 vs. Asus Z580CA

We’ve put forward a more detailed comparison vs. article between these two flagship tablets here. However, our original article was published prior to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 official price unveiling. Believe us, this isn’t close, and that doesn’t even tell the whole story. $399 (Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0) vs. $299 (Asus ZenPad […]

New ZenPad 8.0 variant spotted: Z380CX-A2 (colors: BK, WH, or MT)

Shopping for a ZenPad 8.0 just got a little bit trickier. In the US market, we are seeing a Z380C ($149 US) and Z380CX ($129 US) available for pre order. In Canada we’ve only seen the Z380CX up for pre order. We’ve already written one article here which explains the differences between the Z380C and […]

At $99 (ZenPad C 7.0 – Z170C), what other tablets can you buy at that price.

For Asus to hit the $99 US price point, obvious sacrifices were made. In fact, just $20 to $30 more can get you a tablet in a higher class in terms of specs. Because we’re talking such a fine line, we don’t want to look at tablets selling above $100 US. If we did that, […]

At $199 (ZenPad S 8.0 – Z580C), what other tablets can you buy at that price.

People seem really thrilled about the $199 Z580C even with a few of its shortcomings in comparison to the hero Z580CA. No question, the 2K screen, front facing speakers and slim build are great and people who bought the Z580C have said as much. So we have been thinking, at $199, what other Android tablets […]

Difference(s) between ZenPad 8.0 (Z380C) vs. (Z380CX) [Updated]

Update: See Below We are seeing a number of ZenPad variations showing up. One mystery right now is the ZenPad 8.0 which appears to have two different configurations or model numbers. These are the two that we’re seeing, depending on what country you are residing in. Z380C-A1-BK  or  Z380CX-A1-BK It did take a bit of […]