Asus VivoTab Note 8 features Digitizer Stylus and modest Specs; pricing £300

Asus unveiled its new VivoTab Note Windows 8 tablet at CES 2014. The tablet with Windows 8.1 on board  is attractive and modest especially because full Windows 8.1 and a relatively less price tag. If you are really into something productive on your tablet other than just surfing , the VivoTab Note 8 is the tablet you should consider.

The tablet is as the name suggests comes with a Galaxy Note-like Digitizer stylus and  will be bundled with Microsoft’s Office Home and Student that you can edit documents or Excel at some spreadsheets, it is up to you  how you do this all on an 8″ tablet though.

Under the hood, the VivoTab Note 8 carries an  Intel’s Atom A3470 processor  and 2GB of RAM. The tablet sports a an 8” HD 1280×800 IPS display and 64 GB of storage, microSD card slot in tow. And you will also be offered with Asus’ WebStorage services valid for a year. The tablet is coming with SonicMaster audio technology which Asus highlighted.

The Asus tablet also features a 5MP camera on the back and an HD front-facing camera  of unknown megapixel count, but that should most probably be a 2MP. Unfortunately you will have rely activities online on WiFi as there is no 3G or 4G option, that seems to be a drawback of this tablet but for a modest price  of £300, you may fine more than you expect on a full Windows 8.1 device.

There are certainly Android alternatives if you are not into Windows,  such as Nexus 7 and if the stylus is something you need for your tablet, there is the Galaxy Note 8, both Nexus 7 and Note 8 come with pretty impressive specs and relatively less price to the VivoTab Note 8,  £239 and  £270 respectively, you will not get the Microsoft Office and Student though.