Home grown smartphone maker, Xolo launched the Windows 8.1 OS powered slate Win Tab in India on Wednesday (11 June).
The new Xolo Win Tab is a mid-range device that sports 10.1-inch HD (1366x768p) LED screen with aluminum cover to provide sturdy and metallic finish to the device and is powered by a 1.0GHz AMD Temash A4-1200 processor backed by a Radeon HD 8180 graphics engine, sumptuous 2GB RAM and 32GB eMMC(expandable) inbuilt storage.
Other stipulated features include 2.0-megapixel primary camera on the rear side, 1.0-megapixel HD web-camera on the front and it packs a battery which can run the device for close to 6 hours.
Xolo Win Tab has been made available online via Flipkart for ₹19,990 with exclusive launch-day offers which includes - ₹200 cash-back on writing device reviews/rating after the purchase, ₹1500 worth e-books (pre-selected), extra 50 percent off on next purchase of Bluetooth based keyboard; that's not all; the e-commerce site is also offering tablet exchange program- prospective buyers can trade-in their old device with the new Xolo tablet for discounts up to ₹3,000, thereby reducing the price to ₹16,990.
Besides Xolo, Micromax is the only other domestic brand to launch the Windows powered tablet PC in India, but it wasn't a pure Microsoft OS based device. LapTab was a dual-boot slate which also ran Android software. It too sports a 10.1-inch HD (1280x800p) LCD screen and boasts of dual-booting modes - Android Jelly Bean v4.2.2 and the Microsoft's Windows 8.1.
Under the hood, it houses a 1.46GHz Intel® Celeron®N2805 processor paired with 2GB RAM, 32GB flash memory (expandable up to 64GB) , a 7,400 mAh battery and comes with wireless keyboard with 230 mAh battery, which can run up to 20 plus hours in full charge. It also ships with a 2.0-megapixel camera on the front side with light sensor.
Key Specifications of Xolo Win Tab:
|Model||Xolo Win Tab|
|Display||10.1-inch LED screen with 1366x768p resolutions|
|Processor||1GHz AMD Temash A4-1200|
|Graphics||Radeon HD 8180|
|Storage capacity||32GB eMMC (expandable)|
|Camera||Main: 2.0-megapixel camera Front: 1.0-megapixel HD web-camera|
|Battery||Up to 6 hours|
|Add-ons||Pre-installed Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and OneNote), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), HDMI port, USB port,|
|Dimensions||266.0 167.8 x 12.0 mm|
[Image Credit: Xolo]