Previously unveiled at CES 2014, Micromax has finally launched its Canvas LapTab at a price of Rs 14,999. The company’s first ever 2-in-1 device comes with a detachable keyboard and will go on sale starting May 6, exclusively on Amazon India. The black variant will be made available here.
The 10.1-inch Canvas LapTab comes with a WXGA IPS touch-enabled display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.83GHz Intel Atom processor Z3735F and includes 2GB of DDR3L RAM. The device comes with 32GB of flash memory and can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card.
The Windows 8.1 hybrid device comes with a 2MP fixed-focus rear camera and a 2MP fixed-focus front camera. It will be upgradeable to Windows 10 and also offer a one-year Office 365 personal subscription worth approximately Rs 11,798, which also includes 1TB of free OneDrive storage.
In terms of connectivity, the LapTab supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0 and 3G. The keyboard also features a USB 2.0 port. The Canvas LapTab features a 7700mAh battery and can last for more than 10 hours, claims Micromax. Similar to the Microsoft Surface 3, the device can be charged using any mobile charger as well. It measures 210.8 x 124.2 x9.95mm, and weighs 1.1kgs.
Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax said, “Today’s launch marks our entry into the PC segment, where we intend to drive category growth and not only garner an available market share.” He also added, “Micromax Canvas Laptab has been designed to address the limitations of the existing devices by offering brilliant specifications that are ideal for the productivity and entertainment needs of students and evolved professionals.”