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Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 687 reviews of Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and portability. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 user reviews of Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and design. Some have doubts about the performance, and reviews are divided on the usability.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus ViVoTab ME400c 10.1-inch Tablet (Black) - (Intel Atom Z2760 1.6GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 8 Home)Asus ViVoTab ME400c 10.1-inch Tablet (Black) - (Intel Atom Z2760 1.6GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 8 Home)

Feb, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 358 user reviews of Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The reliability and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the performance.

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76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS VivoTab Smart ME400C-C1-BK 10.1-Inch 64GB Tablet (Black)ASUS VivoTab Smart ME400C-C1-BK 10.1-Inch 64GB Tablet (Black)

Feb, 2019

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus VivoTab Smart ME400C Tablet

 

The compatible one. No matter whether iOS, Android or Windows RT, all operating systems have their quirks when it comes to the compatibility with the standard Windows 7 or Windows 8 versions. Asus' VivoTab Smart might eliminate these restrictions owing...

Bright, viewing angle stable and high-contrast screen, Good touch features with reliable feedback, Good battery life, Far-reaching Windows compatibility, Windows 8 on a tablet. That works quite well and is as functional as a Swiss pocketknife

Fiddly micro interfaces, Hardware button with moderate feedback, Partly outdated performance for Windows 8, Matching cords and adapters for the micro interfaces. Also, the graphics solution for Windows 8 could have a bit more power and above all a...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Legit Reviews (legitreviews.com)

ASUS VivoTab Smart ME400 10.1 inch Windows 8 Tablet Review

 

The ASUS VivoTab Smart ME400 Tablet is running Windows 8, this gives the ASUS VivoTab Smart a great selection of applications. Actually it is pretty much anything will run in a Windows environment. Toss in the battery life that we experienced and the...

May, 2013

Expert review by : AVForums (avforums.com)

Asus VivoTab Smart

 

Full Windows 8 operating system, 8MP rear camera, Light and comfortable to use, Cheap for a Windows 8 tablet

Low quality internal speakers, Low resolution screen, Frustrating to use without a bluetooth keyboard, No USB connection out of the box, Build quality could be better

We've reviewed quite a few tablets here at AVForums, the majority using the Android OS but a couple of iPads as well. They've varied in looks, design, specification and performance, ranging from the top draw iPad down to a sub £250 Toshiba AT300. As...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : TechSmart (techsmart.co.za)

Asus VivoTab Smart

 

Beautiful screen, Well built, A pleasure to hold, Decent battery life

Poor sound, Occasional performance hiccups

For those holding out for a full Windows 8 tablet that’s capable of running regular Windows 8 programmes, the Asus VivoTab Smart is what you are looking for. With an LTE version available as well (not tested here), as far as Windows 8 tablets go, the...

May, 2013

WORTH BUYING

Expert review by : Luke Hill (kitguru.net)

Asus VivoTab Smart (ME400C) Windows 8 Tablet Review

 

Want a tablet but struggling to justify the laptop-like price tag? Want a laptop but thinking that the larger size could be an inconvenience? Asus aims to make those problems a thing of the past with its best-of-both-worlds VivoTab Smart (ME400C)...

Full-blown, 32-bit Windows 8 can handle desktop and tablet usage scenarios ; Easy and comfortable to use ; Very good design and build quality ; Excellent battery life ; Plenty of wireless connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS ; Good price

Requires the £90 TranSleeve keyboard for best productivity ; Low wireless networking speed ; Poor brightness levels ; Weak CPU and GPU performance – out-gunned by high-end ARM chips

KitGuru says: An easy and fun to use hybrid device that has a good battery life and competitive price tag. Better hardware performance and the VivoTab Smart would be a formidable competitor to high-end tablets and entry-level laptops.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

My tablet is broken

 

1 x 1 Yr Extended Refurb Replacement For Item#N82E16834231341

My tablet doesn't want to work. It not load nothing the operation system. To start the machine the light open but anything else work. What will you do with that. I bought my tablet 2014, june 11 with a warranty. (1 x 1 Yr Extended Refurb Replacement...

Model#: ME400C-C2-BK ref ; Item#: N82E16834231341 ; Return Policy: Standard Return Policy ; Price: $399.99

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great warranty

 

Great Tablet, no problems. I dropped it and broke the touchscreen and since I had the extended warranty they gave me a gift card to replace it!!! I told them that I broke it!! and they still replaced it. WOW

If you erase the recovery partition (to recover the hard drive space), you cannot reinstalled to operating system thru the USB

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Tablet would not turn on

 

I purchased this tablet from New Egg on 7/18/14 and updated to Windows 8.1. It worked fine for a few days and now it would not turn on. I connected the charger and the the orange light turns on but it would not boot. When I press the power button, the...

Would not boot anymore

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Screen is already going out

 

I love having the full version of windows on it. It has been very handing many times, since I am often away from my desk. The price fit easily within my budget

I have had the tablet for only 2 months, and now the touch screen is becoming unresponsive. There is about a 2 inch circular(ish) area on the screen that just does not respond to any touch. And it is in the worst possible place ; I hate the idea that I...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Decent Tablet for the price but..

 

For the most part I am happy with it. For the price it is was a good buy.

Decent speed, good screen, Isn't Windows 8 RT but a full 32bit version of Windows 8

Don't like that it charges via Micro USB the ONLY USB port. I wish it had a full on USB Port too. Also I didn't get a charge cable to begin with. Got the part that plugs in to the wall, just didn't get the cable. Funny I ordered this 2 days after a...

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster / SRS Premium Sound
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:25
Battery capacity (Watt hours):25
Battery life (max):7 / 8.5 / 9.5
Battery performance:6760
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:1 / 2

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash:LED / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1 / 2
Main camera resolution (numeric):2 / 8
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Video recording:No / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p

Design

Color of product:Black / White
Device type:Full-size tablet
Form Factor:Clamshell / Slate

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:350
Display Diagonal:10 / 10.1
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Technology:IPS
LED backlight:No / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:10 / 18
Energy Star certified: Yes

Graphics

Graphics:PowerVR SGX545
Graphics adapter:PowerVR SGX545
Graphics adapter family:Intel

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM / LPDDR2-SDRAM

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): No
T9 text input: Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE
3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSDPA,HSUPA
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Data network:3G / 3G, 4G / No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

64-bit computing:No / Yes
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Docking connector:No / Yes
Intel visual technologies: No
Number of products included:1
Processor socket:FC-MB4760
Rechargeable: Yes
SIM card support: No
Total Storage Capacity:64
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video playback: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / USB
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Gyroscope: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Orientation sensor: Yes
Position location:N / Y
Proximity sensor: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:N / Y
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:10 / 18
Energy Star certified:Y

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Conflict Free processor:Y
Processor:Z2760
Processor ARK ID:70105
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor code:SR0Z4
Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor family:Intel / Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:Z2760
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor package size:14
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office\nSuperNote\nGuide\nVibe Lite\nASUS Camera\nMyLibrary\nMyDictionary\nAsus WebStorage\nAmazon Kindle / Office 2013 Home & Student / SuperNote, Guide, Vibe Lite, ASUS Camera, MyLibrary, MyDictionary, Asus WebStorage, Amazon Kindle / SuperNote, Guide, Vibe Lite, ASUS Camera, MyLibrary, \nMyDictionary, Asus WebStorage, Amazon Kindle / SuperNote\nGuide\nVibe Lite\nASUS Camera\nMyLibrary\nMyDictionary\nAsus WebStorage\nAmazon Kindle
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Operating system version:Pro
Platform:Windows

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC / MicroSDHC
Internal storage capacity:64
Storage media:Flash / SSD

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.382 / 6.73 / 7 / 9.7
Height:0.382 / 10.3 / 6.73 / 7 / 9.7
Weight:20 / 20.5
Width:10 / 10.3 / 10.5 / 6.73