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ASUS to launch new ZenPad in India on October 9

This October week is full of smartphone and phablet launches in India. ASUS is looking to bring in some variety as they gear up to launch new ZenPad on October 9.

We spotted this tweet from ASUS India a while back and it is looking like the company is all set to sell the ZenPad that were announced back at the ZenFestival in August with a lot of Zenfones. ASUS ZenPad 7.0 and ZenPad 8.0 were announced and looks like both the tablets could go on sale starting October 9.

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ASUS ZenPad 7.0 (Z370CG) Specifications

The ASUS ZenPad 7.0 features a 7-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD IPS display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by Intel Atom x3-C3230 64-bit processor along with Mali-450 MP4 GPU. It has 1 / 2 GB of RAM and comes with 8 / 16 GB of internal memory which is expandable via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with Zen UI on top.

The tablet comes with 5 megapixel rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. It is 8.7 mm thick and weighs 272 grams. It has DTS audio on board as well.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The tablet packs in a 13Wh battery under the hood.

The ASUS ZenPad 7.0 (Z370CG) is available in Black, Aurora Metallic colour variants. It has been priced at Rs 11,999 (normal) whereas you have to pay Rs 14,999 if you want with along with the Audio Cover.

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ASUS ZenPad 8.0 (Z380KL) Specifications

The ASUS ZenPad 8.0 features a 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD IPS fully laminated display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8929) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 1 / 2 GB of RAM and comes with 8 / 16 GB of internal memory which is expandable via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with Zen UI on top.

The tablet comes with 5 / 8 megapixel rear camera with Full HD 1080p recording and a 2 megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. It is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 350 grams. It has DTS audio on board as well.

On the connectivity front, it comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The tablet packs in a 4,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The ASUS ZenPad 8.0 (Z380KL) is available in Black, Aurora Metallic colour variants. It has been priced at Rs 14,999 (normal) whereas you have to pay Rs 17,999 if you want with along with the Audio Cover.

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