ASUS Vivo Tab Smart ME400CL

  • ASUS Vivo Tab Smart ME400CL
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  • Inexpensive as Atom Windows 8 tablets get.
  • Add-on keyboard/touch-pad combo is excellent.
  • Full Windows 8 experience.


  • The keyboard doesn't actually attach, which can be a hassle.
  • The folding magnetic cover takes practice to set up properly.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCAdvisor on 60

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.

By cnet on 70

In a sea of hard-to-distinguish Atom-powered Windows 8 tablets, the Asus VivoBook Smart ME400 stands out a bit thanks to clever...

By Phone Arena on 80

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,...

By LaptopMag on 70

ASUS' Windows 8-powered VivoTab Smart is a solid Windows 8 tablet at an affordable...

By 5FWD on 80

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...

By Pocket-lint on 80

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...

International Review By on

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...