Japanese technology company Toshiba launched a Windows 8 tablet called ‘WT-8’ in India today. The company has inked a partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon India to exclusively sell the tablet in the country for Rs 15,490 ($250).
As far as the hardware specifications of WT-8 is concerned, the tablet comes with an 8-inch display with 1280 x 800 screen resolution. Inside the device sits an Intel Atom Z3735G quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. On the storage front, it has 32 gigs internal memory which can be further expanded up to 128 gigs using a microSD card. The tablet also comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera, and a 1.2-megapixel front camera. It supports WiFi and Bluetooth. There’s a 3,788mAh battery that the company claims will keep the WT-8 running for 10 hours.
If that wasn’t enticing already, you also get one-year subscription of Office 365 for free. The tablet also comes preloaded with apps like Xbox Music and Video, Kindle Reader, Skype. Toshiba’s WT-8 will be facing stiff competition from Acer’s Iconia W4, as well as recently launched Windows 8.1 tablet from NotionInk. Croma, another emerging technology company, also launched two Windows 8.1-powered tablets in the country earlier this year.Further reading: India, Microsoft, Toshiba, Windows 8.1