Micromax Canvas LapTab with Android, Windows 8.1 dual-boot revealed at CES 2014
Micromax, the popular Indian mobile and tablet brand, has started its CES 2014 campaign with the unveiling of the Canvas LapTab tablet.
The highlight feature of the Micromax Canvas LapTab tablet is its Android Jelly Bean and Windows 8.1 dual-boot functionality, however, the preceise Android version has not yet been revealed. As of now, the company has not revealed the pricing details of the Canvas LapTab tablet either. The company said the tablet device will go on sale in early February, with no region-specific details, though we assume India will be on the top of the list. The company has also introduced a wireless keyboard for the tablet.
The Micromax Canvas LapTab, first reported by Engadget, comes with 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. On the camera front, the tablet sports a 2-megapixel camera on both the rear and front panels. The tablet is powered by a 1.46GHz processor (unspecified cores, chipset) alongside 2GB of RAM. The Canvas LapTab also comes with 32GB built-in storage, with no word on expandable storage.
An earlier report had suggested that Micromax has been aiming at a global presence, with its upcoming high-end smartphones. The report revealed that in January, Micromax will start begin selling phones in Russia, followed by Romania, where competitors also include Samsung and Nokia.
The report also claimed that Micromax tried to tap the Brazilian and the Middle Eastern markets with basic phones, but did not manage to build scale and closed its operations.
Micromax Canvas LapTab key specifications
10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels
1.46GHz processor (unspecified chipset)
2GB of RAM
Android Jelly Bean and Windows 8.1 dual-boot support
2-megapixel rear camera
2-megapixel front-facing camera
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