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Pretty fly for a cheap buy

The Asus ZenPad Z8 is the cool, comfortable and totally affordable tablet to get if you're a Verizon Wireless customer.

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Verizon Wireless

The tablet is available through Verizon for $250 or $150 with a two-year contract. Verizon also offers monthly payment plans to qualified customers.

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Doesn't feel or look cheap

Though the ZenPad Z8's price puts it in the budget tablet category, it doesn't look, feel, or act like a cheap tablet.

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As sharp as the iPad Mini 2

Its screen resolution is as sharp as the iPad Mini 2.

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Lightweight

Since it's made of plastic instead of aluminum, it's also lighter than the iPad Mini 2.

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USB-C

The ZenPad Z8 is ahead of the curve, housing a USB-C port for fast charging.

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Smooth sailing

Performance-wise, it outshines its comparable Wi-Fi only counterpart, the Asus ZenPad S 8.0.

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Cameras

Unsurprisingly, the cameras on the tablet take underwhelming photos. You're better off using your phone.

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Buttons

The buttons on the tablet are located on the top right edge.

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Worth your time

If you're a Verizon customer who wants to play Hearthstone on the go on a bigger screen, the Asus ZenPad Z8 is a great option that won't break the bank.

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