Building on the success of its ZenFone 2 smartphone, ASUS launched the ZenPad C 7.0 and ZenPad 7.0 as new additions to their line of Zen products.
Designed to appeal to the modern crowd, the ZenPad C 7.0 and 7.0 are fully customisable, and will both come with Android 5.0 Lollipop. The ZenPad 7.0 embodies luxury with its 7-inch IPS Panel, and ASUS’ Tru2Life technology. The ZenPad 7.0 is set to deliver amazingly realistic images with accurate contrast, sharpness and detail. Tru2Life makes it possible by boosting dynamic range, measuring the contrast between the lightest and darkest points of an image, providing wider contrast levels for incredible realism.
Both ZenPads also come with DTS-HD speakers, making them the first tablets to ever feature DTS-HD Premium Sound which delivers a louder audio experience, with deeper bass, immersive surround sound, and fully configurable to your listening preferences. DTS-HD is also available on the earphones and headphones, offering a theatre-quality sound with it’s 5.1-channel virtual surround sound.
The ZenPad C 7.0 is powered by an Intel Atom x3-C3230 quad-core, 64-bit processor and 1GB of memory, with an internal storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 64GB. The ZenPad 7.0 meanwhile has an Intel Atom x3-C3230RK quad-core 64-bit processor together with 2GB of memory and 16GB of internal storage which is also expandable. The ZenPad C will have a 2-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel front camera while the ZenPad 7.0 has a 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The ZenPads’ other selling point is that it can be customised with accessories, such as the Audio Cover, a cover that has 6 speakers and can be used as a convenient stand for watching videos, and is able to last up to 6 hours of continuous usage on a single charge, boasting 6 times sound volume. The Zen Clutch, on the other hand is a premium stylish case which offer basic protection and comes in a variety of colours. There’s also the Zen Case, the leather patterned back case which is interchangeable with 5 different colours. Finally, the Power Case which hooks on to the ZenPad provides up to an additional 16 hours of battery life, while not compromising its slim and elegant design.
The ZenPad C 7.0 will be available for a retail price of RM499 in Black, White, Red, and Aurora Metallic. The ZenPad 7.0 meanwhile is available for RM749 in Black, White, and Aurora Metallic.