At the core of the TAB S8 is a quad-core Intel Atom Z3745 processor making it Lenovo’s first 8-inch Android tablet powered by Intel. The Z3745 is a 64-bit processor from Intel’s Bay Trail series. This means that the tablet offers “64-bit compatibility” however there is no official word from Lenovo about future upgrades to a 64-bit version of Android L. At the moment the tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat.
The tablet also has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0 and Dolby-enhanced dual front speakers. On the front of the device is a 1.6-megapixel camera, while on the back is an f2.2, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera.
The basic model starts at $199, but there will be several different variants available including those with built-in 4G-LTE. The Lenovo TAB S8 will be available beginning in September via major retailers and www.lenovo.com.