Pune-based brand SAKRI has entered into the tablet market with the launch of its two new tablets, dubbed as WinTab 8 and WinTab 10. It is priced at Rs 13,999 and Rs 20,999 respectively for India. According to the news, the company plans to release these tablets in Malaysia and Bangladesh as well, under the brand name WinTAB.
The WinTab 8 and WinTab 10 runs Windows 8.1 with Bing and comes with one year’s subscription to Microsoft Office 365. Both devices are powered by an Intel Atom Z3735D processors with a clock speed of up to 1.83GHz. It sports an 8-inches and 10-inches HD IPS touchscreen display respectively. Both devices comes with 2MP front camera, Wi-Fi, micro-USB, HDMI, and microSD card slots.
The WinTab 8 comes with a SIM slot and features 3G connectivity. It has 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The tab houses a 5MP rear camera and packs a 3,800mAh battery.
On another hand, the WinTab 10 supports 3G dongles via USB, and can also be used as a laptop with detachable keyboard. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The tab comes with a 2MP rear camera and backed by a 7,500mAh battery.
At the launch of the WinTab’s in Hotel Lalit in New Delhi, Mr. Ravi Lakshman, CEO of SAKRI said “Over and above the current form factors they will be introducing different form factors very soon to address different Industry verticals.”
Ram Narayan Iyer, Group Director – Retail, Sales and Marketing for Microsoft India said, “I congratulate Sakri on the launch of their first Windows-based tablet WinTab today. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows and we are proud of our partnership with Sakri. Windows-based tablets are now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value. Consumer usage patterns around technology are constantly evolving and people are looking for tablets which allow both work productivity and entertainment. Windows tablets allow multiple user accounts, so you don’t have to worry about your child wiping off your office email. They allow multi-tasking, so you can listen to music, do social networking and download a presentation all at the same time. They are also the only tablets in the market which includes one-year subscription of O365 personal plus unlimited cloud storage through OneDrive. The Windows-based WinTab from Sakri is a great Productivity device.”
Commenting on the launch, Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia said “At Intel, our constant endeavor is to enable the best computing experience to end-users across form factors. Powered by Intel Atom Processor, the WinTab delivers a compelling computing performance and great battery life to keep pace with today’s mobile lifestyle.”
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