ASUS Vivo Tab Smart ME400CL
Inexpensive as Atom Windows 8 tablets get.
Add-on keyboard/touch-pad combo is excellent.
Full Windows 8 experience.
Lightweight and portable.
Good battery life.
Impressive camera app.
Twice the storage of competing Windows 8 tablets.
The keyboard doesn't actually attach, which can be a hassle.
The folding magnetic cover takes practice to set up properly.
Atom processor and 2GB of RAM holds performance back.
Only 25GB of free internal storage.
Desktop apps can be slow to open.
Lacks full-size USB port.
Keyboard and cover not lap friendly.
By PCAdvisor on March 29, 2013
The dual-interfaces of Windows 8 still feel like a compromise when running on a tablet, but if you do need to run existing Windows software on a light and compact portable device then the VivoTab provides a good alternative to Microsoft’s own Surface tablet.60
By cnet on February 25, 2013
In a sea of hard-to-distinguish Atom-powered Windows 8 tablets, the Asus VivoBook Smart ME400 stands out a bit thanks to clever...70
By Phone Arena on February 18, 2013
With the Asus VivoTab Smart currently priced at $499, it’s a compelling option for those looking for a moderately-sized tablet running the full Windows 8 platform without breaking the bank. But when adding on the $150 TranSleeve Keyboard option,...80
By LaptopMag on February 15, 2013
ASUS' Windows 8-powered VivoTab Smart is a solid Windows 8 tablet at an affordable...70
By 5FWD on February 14, 2013
The Asus VivoTab Smart is absolutely not for everyone. If it’s a bargain you want, get a £159 Google Nexus 7. If it’s smarts and sexy looks, you can nab an iPad mini for just £269. But there’s still an audience out there, who...80
By Pocket-lint on February 13, 2013
We have mixed feelings about the VivoTab. It certainly can be a little sluggish at times, far more so than an equivalent RT tablet would be. However, the added flexibility of full Windows 8 is really quite a draw. We think it's a bit under-powered...80
By notebookinfo.de on December 27, 2012
Ein großer Vorteil des ASUS VivoTab Smart, wie auch von allen Windows 8 Tablets, ist der autonome Betrieb. Die Geräte agieren als eigenständiger PC und Büroarbeiten, Drucken, Aufnahme externer Festplatten sowie Bildbearbeitung sind...-