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Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 413 reviews of Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and price. The size and performance also get good opinions, but many are less positive about the touch screen.

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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 Memo Pad 8 ME581CL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (

Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet


Asus packs the hardware of a powerful tablet into an 8in, sub-$350 bargain

Great build quality ; Long-lasting battery life ; Miracast

No NFC ; No 3G

The Asus MeMO Pad 8 isn’t just another me-too Android tablet. Unique software additives and Asus’ sense of evolving style give it a well defined personality. For its size it packs a hearty hardware punch, and on value it is only surpassed by one other...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (

Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet


Asus packs the hardware of a powerful tablet into an 8in, sub-$350 bargain

Great build quality ; Long-lasting battery life ; Miracast

No NFC ; No 3G

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):No / Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:15.2 / 4000
Battery capacity (Watt hours):15 / 15.2
Battery life (max):11 / 9
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:1


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.2 / 2
Main camera resolution (numeric):2
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p, 720p / 1080p,720p / 720p


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Pink / Purple / Red / White
Device Type:Mini tablet
Form factor:Slate
Kids tablet: No
Product colour:Black / Blue / Gold / Pink / Purple / Red / White
RoHS compliance: No


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:17.8 / 20.3
Display Resolution:1200 x 800 / 1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:IPS
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Graphics adapter:HD Graphics / PowerVR G6430
Graphics adapter family:Imagination Technologies / Intel


Internal Memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1600


E-mail: Yes


2G:Y / Yes
2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, WCDMA / UMTS / WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G bands supported:800,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+EDR / 4.0 / 4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN: No
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11ad, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

64-bit computing: Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Full HD: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Internal RAM:1
Miracast: Yes
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Socket:BGA 1380 / BGA1380
RAM capacity:1
SIM card support: No
Total Storage Capacity:16
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC, USB / USB
Docking station included: No
Keyboard Included:N
Keyboard supplied:N / No
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:N / No / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
Google applications:Google Play
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Orientation sensor: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Notes
Position location:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:N / No / Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No
SmartCard slot: No


AC adapter power:10 / 7


Conflict Free processor:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Processor ARK ID:80270 / 81194
Processor boost frequency:1.83 / 1.86
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR1SP
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.33 / 1.6 / 1.83
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:Z3560 / Z3745
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor package size:14 x 14 / 17
Processor Series:Intel Atom Z3700 series
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):2
Supported instruction sets:AES,SSE2,SSE3,SSE4.1,SSE4.2,SSSE3
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Idle Technology:Y
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):Y


Operating system installed:Android / Android 4.2 / Android 4.4
Operating System Version:4.2 / 4.4


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Microdrive / MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash), SDXC / SD, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
Maximum memory card size:64
Storage Media:eMMC / Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.7 / 21.2 / 21.3 / 211.7 / 213 / 7.45 / 8.3 / 8.8
Height :11.4 / 12.3 / 12.5 / 21.2 / 21.3 / 7.4 / 7.45 / 8.8 / 9.95
Weight:269 / 290 / 292 / 299 / 330 / 350 / 668
Width:12.3 / 12.5 / 123 / 124.9 / 20 / 21.2 / 21.3