Microsoft, Intel, Snapdeal.com and Notion Ink today announced the launch of Cain 8. Powered by the Intel Atom Processor Z3735F, and running Windows 8.1, Cain 8 is priced at Rs. 9,990, and is exclusively available on Snapdeal.com, India's largest online marketplace.
Speaking about the device, Manish Giri, COO, Notion Ink said, "Cain 8 is a companion device to the PCs. 8 inch form factor makes Cain the ideal device extending PC functionalities. We look at targeting professionals needing access to full Outlook on the go, UniCode support to process all languages, flawless 8 hours of video performance and in-built 3G for this product."
"As we continue to expand and refine our product line, we're also listening to customers to give them more of what they want - from screen size to accessories" said Ravi Shankar, Lead - Marketing, Product & Feature management. "The Cain 8 Windows 8.1 tablet now gives users who seek mobility & productivity a perfect sized option."
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President - Electronics & Home, Snapdeal.com said: "This product is one of the best Windows based devices under the Rs.10, 000 price range and is the perfect fit for Snapdeal customers looking for an innovative product at a lucrative price point. We're very excited to launch the Windows 8.1 based and Intel Processor powered Notion Ink Cain 8 exclusively on Snapdeal.com and are extremely positive of a tremendous response from our customers."
Vineet Durani, Director - Windows Business Group, Microsoft India said, "I congratulate Notion Ink on the launch of the Windows-based Cain 8 tablet today. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows and we are proud of our partnership with Notion Ink. Windows-based tablets are now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value."
"Intel always strives to bring to consumers the best of computing technology, across form-factors at competitive price points. We are excited with the launch of the new Intel processor powered Cain 8. The Intel Atom processors are power optimized for energy efficiency and great performance ensuring a seamless experience along with great battery life for users who need to be constantly connected on the go" said Sandeep Aurora, Director Marketing and Market Development, Intel South Asia.
As far as the specs are concerned, as the name suggests, it is an 8-inch tablet powered by Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS. Under the hood, the device is delivered energy by Intel Atom processor. However, the company has not revealed the processor clock and whether or not it is a quad core or a dual core. The online retailer has, however, listed other details on specifications.
It has 3G connectivity via SIM card slot. In terms of storage, the tablet uses 16GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded via microSD. Other specification include: Mini HDMI port and the usual set of connectivity features such as WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. It has USB OTG (on the go) support that lets you connect hard disks. It has dual speakers on the back, 2-megapixel front-facing and a 2-megapixel rear camera. It packs a 4000mAh battery.
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