Indian budget phone maker Micromax has added one more device to its long list of gadgets with today’s launch of a new Intel-powered 8-inch Android tablet Canvas Tab P666, priced entry range level at Rs 10,999 to be available from November 29.
The tablet measures 7.9mm thick, weighs 310.5grams, with an aluminium rim on edges and the colour choice is magnetic black or white. Micromax Canvas Tab P666 features an 8-inch WXGA (800x1200p) IPS display, with a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Processor Z2520 and 1GB RAM and sports an 8GB internal memory with a slot for a microSD card to be expandable up to 32GB.
The Canvas Tab P666 tablet runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and has a 5MP rear camera, capable of capturing full HD video, and a 2MP front camera for selfies. The latest Micromax tablet also comes with a 4400mAh battery that the company claims to provide up to 15 hours talk time and 325 hours on standby mode. The device supports 3G for both voice calling and data, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. In addition, the tablet comes pre-loaded with apps like Bookmyshow, Hike, Swift Key keyboard, Dr. Safety virus scanning.
Commenting on the partnership with Intel, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said, “Our collaboration with Intel will be instrumental in our vision of creating a range of new mobile devices to meet the needs of both evolved as well as first-time users. At Micromax, we have
always believed in bringing the most innovative solutions for our consumers by opting for smart partnerships.”
Debjani Ghosh, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Group, Managing Director, South Asia, Intel said “We’re very privileged to be working with Micromax, India’s leading local mobile device company to bring to market a high quality product at an affordable price. The Canvas Tab P666 is the first Intel® powered tablet to be assembled in India by Micromax and is one significant step in the direction of realizing the government’s ‘Make in India’ vision.”
“We are confident that Micromax’s broad reach will enable more consumers from even lower tier cities to empower themselves with the power of technology through this device which is yet another step in working towards making the dream of ‘Digital India’ a reality.”
Apecs at a Glance:
- 5MP primary camera with auto focus and 2MP front facing camera
- 8-inch (20.32 centimeters) IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution
- Android v4.4 KitKat operating system with 1.2GHz Z2520 INTEL Clover Trail processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory
- 4400mAH lithium-ion battery
- 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase