It’s the Micromax’s Canvas Tab P690, which is the company’s latest 3G-enabled tablet via SIM slot and voice calling capabilities that gone on sale. With all the new features, tweaks, and functionalities, this new Micromax tablet is worth to check out. Details on its specs, price and key features has been covered and can be had right after this jump.
With an 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, the Canvas Tab P690 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat – sporting a 5MP rear camera and 2MP front-facing sensor, it is powered by a faster 1.3GHz Quad-Core 4th generation Intel Atom Processor (up to 1.83GHz) and the design it has a unibody brushed metal finish.
It’s paired with only 1 gig of RAM, 8GB of internal storage which is further expandable via microSD card support to 32GB extra space and by far it is upgradable to Android 5.0.x Lollipop updtae. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, and packs a massive 4000mAh battery.
It weighs 318 grams and measures 209.8×120.5×7.8mm. It comes with a plethora of freebies such as 6 free Kindle E-books, 1GB of free data for 2 months for Vodafone users, 3 months of free Saavn premium subscription, 6 months of free premium True Caller subscription, 1 month of free Hello TV subscription, Games include Angry Birds and Angry Brids Go with free in-app purchases and MAd app, which lets customers watch ads, and earn points and get money added to their phone balance etc.
Commenting on the launch Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said:
Since January, we’ve been attaining strong growth of 30% month-on-month with our new Canvas Tab portfolio, and believe that we are set for market leadership in the key segment of Rs.6k-Rs.15k that we operate in. Our role as category leaders will be to grow the category itself by bringing in first-time users by demonstrating how tablets can enable a connected, portable and yet more immersive experience to our content-hungry consumers.
Today, we are launching our new Canvas Tab P690-a perfect family tab. Our research has made it clear that there is a large segment of consumers who would value a technology device that can be shared between the family members, and so we’ve created a powerful yet affordable Tablet powered by Intel, aimed at helping family members enjoy the big screen of the Tablet for the things they love, including Movies, Games, Music, Reading and so on. More such products with sharply defined positioning will follow in the next few weeks and months.
Commenting on thepartnership between Micromax and Intel, Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia, said:
Intel Processor based tablets offer the optimal balance of battery life, high performance and mobility to users. We are proud of our collaboration with Micromax that is able to deliver a range of personal computing devices to Indian consumers. The new Intel Processor powered Canvas Tab P690 is set to deliver an amazing computing experience for consumers.
Available in Brushed Metallalic Grey color and the Micromax Canvas Tab P690 is priced at Rs 8,999. Goes on sale across India starting June 7th. Flip cover (worth Rs 1500) will be available for free of charger with the box when purchased the tablet.