If you are an educator or a student, CTL has great news for you! We’ve got an exciting new tablet—the Asus Vivo Tab RT! It runs Microsoft Windows 8 RT, and has up to eight hours of battery life! If you’re tired of lugging laptops, cables, and other peripherals around campus, now you can lighten your load with this sleek tablet weighing about one pound.
The Asus Vivo Tab RT not only comes with the latest Microsoft Windows 8 RT Operating System, but it also includes a free, full version of Office 2013 (Home and Student) which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and One Note. Users can also purchase educational software from the Windows Store, as well as thousands of education-related apps such as Physamajig (physics games), Mind8 (organization and note taking), Wordament (word games), and the Periodic Table, among many more.
Educators will love this tablet in or out of the classroom. The 10.1’’ 1366 x 768 Capacitive Touch LCD screen, makes it easy to use and navigate and the NVIDIA Tegro 3 (1.3 GHz) processor helps power multiple programs for multi-tasking. Windows 8 RT is considered to be a streamlined version of Windows 8, which can be just right for teachers or students whose primary needs are internet access and Microsoft Office or Educational programs. Windows RT still shares the new Windows user Interface (UI) with Windows 8, making it easy to navigate with simple swiping and tapping gestures.
Students may love the tablet for different reasons. The Vivo Tab RT has a 2MP front facing webcam for face-to-face communications. Accelerometers automatically rotate the screen between portrait and landscape mode. The Vivo Tab RT’s soft Windows key acts like the Windows key on a keyboard to switch back and forth between the Windows UI and the current app. It also comes with a microSD slot, micro-HDMI port, and a headphone jack.
If you’re a teacher or student who has been looking for an ultra-portable tablet that’s user-friendly and runs Windows 8 RT educational software and apps, CTL’s Asus Vivo Tab RT may be for you. At just $679, it’s easy on the budget, and you can have peace of mind with a one-year warranty from CTL.