Toshiba Launches Windows based Tablets in India in an Exclusive Tie-up with Amazon.in
NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Toshiba India, a 100% subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan, a global leader in innovation and cutting edge technology, today announced the India launch of its much awaited Windows® 8.1 Tablet ‘WT-8’, powered by Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3735G. The WT-8 tablet offers productivity, performance and portability in a thinner and distinguished lighter design. The WT-8 will be available to the Indian customers exclusively on one of India’s largest e-commerce portal, Amazon.in, starting 10th Dec’2014 at a price of Rs. 15,490/-
Available in 20.32 cm (8) screen size, WT-8 comes equipped with stunning visuals on a bright HD (1280×800) 10-point multi-touch display, superior sound through Dolby® Digital Plus and preloaded with apps like Xbox® Music and Video, Kindle® Reader, Skype™ and a one year subscription to Office 365™, the WT-8 is ready for productivity and entertainment right out of the box.
Speaking on Toshiba’s entry in the Tablet market in India, Mr. Sivakumar, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, PC Business – DS Division, Toshiba India stated, “WT-8 is a testimony to Toshiba’s philosophy of consumer-focused design and innovation. Our tablets are developed and designed to offer unparalleled proposition to customers seeking a tablet that complements their arsenal of devices, giving them the familiarity and common functionality of Windows for a more seamless computing experience, along with a rich, immersive entertainment. Our association with the World’s leading e-commerce player – Amazon, will expand our reach to the country’s online and tech-savvy audience. WT-8, coupled with this association will help us in achieving a strong footing in the tablet category in India.”
Samir Kumar, Director Category Management, Amazon India, said “We are happy to be the partner of choice for Toshiba and offer our customers the opportunity to own the WT-8 Windows® tablet. We are witnessing a significant demand for tablets on Amazon.in and we see this as a great opportunity to offer customers across India the ease, convenience & joy of shopping for a great product.”
Thinner, Lighter Design with unhindered connectivity
Measuring 9.48mm thin and weighing just 385 grams, WT-8 tablet features an elegant Satin gold matte finish, engineered with rounded edges to make it comfortable to hold in one hand. It features a bright HD (1280×800) multi-touch display – making it ideal for working on documents, web browsing, on-the-go reading, entertainment and gaming. The USB Data and Charge Y-Cable bundled along with WT-8, enables you to use a USB accessory or device simultaneously, while charging the tablet. The TOSHIBA Screen Mirroring also makes the tablet a second display for your primary PC. WT-8 tablets additionally make it easy to enjoy content on compatible HDTVs with wireless display support right out of the box.
Powered by the quad-core Intel® Atom™ Z3735G processor, WT-8 tablet provides all the performance and speed necessary for enjoying the latest mobile games with stunning graphics and getting work done all day as well as fast start-up, browsing and multitasking in Windows® 8.1. WT-8 offers familiar territory made better with the desktop you’re used to, plus the customizable Start screen that’s ideal for tablets. It allows you to move seamlessly from one thing to another with a split-screen view, browse better and faster with Internet Explorer® 11, make video and voice calls with Skype™, easily synchronize and share content across your other Windows® devices, and much more. The WT-8 offers up to a 10-hour battery life for general usage and up to 8 hours of video playback. For students and mobile professionals, WT-8 devices also include a high quality rear camera with TruCapture™, an app that works in conjunction with the integrated cameras to capture and correct snapshots of whiteboards, blackboards and books so the contents are sharp, clear and legible.