Technology giant, Lenovo (also the owner of Motorola Mobility), as part of Google's GOSF (Great Online Shopping Festival) 2014, has released a hybrid slate dubbed as Yoga Tablet 2 Pro and a flagship smartphone Nexus 6 in India.
The main USP of Lenovo slate is that it boasts integrated projector with 50-inch plus picture reproduction capability.
It sports a 13.3-inch QHD IPS display with 2560x1440p resolutions and comes with Android 4.4 KitKat OS powered by 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z3745 Quad Core Processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory and a 9,600 mAh (Lithium-Ion), which can run the slate for close to 480 hours under standby mode.
Other stipulated features include micro-SIM slot, 4G network support and other standard wireless data transfer technologies.
For the uninitiated, Google's Chromecast is a thumb-sized device, which resembles an aesthetically designed USB dongle. Once docked to smart TV through HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), the device will connect to internet Wi-Fi hub and provide media content, thus providing alternative option for cable/DTH service.
Chromecast Compatibility details:
Casting is optimised for selected apps only. Chromecast is compatible with WiFi-enabled Android 2.3+ smartphones and tablets; iOS 6.0+ iPhone, iPad and iPod; Chrome for Mac® and Chrome for Windows®; and ChromeOS.
[Note: Mirroring is available on most Android devices. More information,HERE.]
Google-Motorola Nexus 6:
Nexus 6 sports a 5.96-inch QHD (2560x1400p) AMOLED display and ships with new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, Qualcomm 805 series Snapdragon CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB inbuilt memory, 13.0-megapixel main camera, a 2.0-megapixel snapper on the front and 3,220 mAh battery.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, Chromecast & Google Nexus 6 price and availability details:
The new hybrid Lenovo slate is currently available exclusively on Flipkart for ₹49,490. Whereas, the new Google Nexus 6 is now on sale at Flipkart and Play store as well. Chromecast is exclusively sold at Snapdeal for ₹2999. Prospective consumers of the Google's media streaming device stand to get 69GB data bundle from Airtel and two month free subscriptions of Eros Now Premium, a Bollywood entertainment content streaming service.
Key specifications of Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2:
|Model||Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2||Motorola Nexus 6|
|Display||13.3-inch QHD IPS display with 2560x1440p resolutions||5.96-inch QHD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 493 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Processor||1.86GHz Intel Atom Z3745 Quad Core Processor||2.7GHz Quad core Krait 450 CPU (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC with Adreno 420 GPU)|
|RAM||2GB LP DDR3||3GB|
|Storage capacity||32GB, (+ 64GB expandable)||32GB & 64GB|
|Camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel with f2.2 auto-focus, secondaryFront: 1.6-megapixel with HD recording ability||Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with Dual-LED flash, f2.0 aperture, 4K video recordingFront: 2.0-megapixel camera with HD video conferencing feature|
|Battery||9600 mAh (Lithium-Ion)Standby time: close to 480 hours||3220 mAh;Talk time: up to 24 hoursStandby time: close to 250 hours (with ambient display on) and 330 hours (with ambient display off)|
|Network||3G & 4G||3G & 4G LTE|
|Add-ons||Integrated projector with 50-inch plus picture reproduction capability Micro-SIM slot, Bluetooth 4.0, micro-USB (OTG), microSD card slot.||Nano SIM, water-resistant certifications, Bluetooth v4.1. Wi-Fi (802.11 ac 2x2 dual band; MIMO), NFC, micro-SUB v2.0, dual-front speakers, A-GPS Turbo Charger technology, lets user get up to six hours of use with only 15 minutes of charge, Qi Wireless charging support|
|Dimensions||333.0 x 223.0 x 12.6 mm||159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm|
|Weight||950 g||184 g|
|Colours||Platinum||Midnight Blue & Cloud White|
|Price||₹49,490/-||Google Play:32GB: ₹44,00064GB:₹49,000Flipkart:
32GB: around ₹43,999
64GB: around ₹48,999