Lenovo has launched its S8 Android tablet in India. It is powered by Intel Atom Z3745 processor and runs on Android KitKat 4.4 operating system. It features an 8 inch Full HD IPS (283 PPI) display with 1920×1200 resolution. It sports an 8 mega pixel rear camera with f2.2 aperture and 1.6 mega pixel front camera. It entails 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM which is expandable up to 64 GB through microSD card. It packs a 4290 mAh Lithium ion battery. It includes Voice Calling, WiFi and 4G LTE as connectivity options.
Speaking on the launch, Rohit Midha, Director, Tablet Business Unit, Lenovo India said, “Now, here’s a tablet for users who want to make a bold statement everywhere they go. S8’s user-inspired design and performance is a fine example of Lenovo’s investment in innovation that differentiates our products and sets the standard for quality, reliability, style and speed. S8 Tablet offers double the excitement as it is equipped with Intel Atom™ as well as launched exclusively on the India’s e-commerce portal, Flipkart.”
Specifications of Lenovo S8 tablet
- Processor: Intel Atom Z3745
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
- Display: 8 inch Full HD IPS (283 PPI)
- RAM: 2 GB
- ROM: 16 GB (Expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 8 mega pixel
- Front Camera: 1.6 mega pixel
- Battery: 4290 mAh Lithium ion,
- Stand By Time: Up to 16.5 days
- Usage Time: Up to 7 hours
- Dimensions: 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 299 grams
Speaking about the partnership, Michael Adnani VP – Retail & Head – Brand Alliances, Flipkart said, “The Indian market is seeing an increase in the demand for tablets. And as an online platform that keeps customer needs at the heart of every decision, expanding the range of our tablets category was a natural step. With the exclusive launch of Lenovo S8 Android tablet on Flipkart our customers now have another world-class product at their fingertips. Available at INR 16990, this device is packed with innovative features that promise a great user experience.”
- It comes equipped with Lenovo Doit apps which allows users to share data among other Android devices, take back up of SMS’s and contacts.
- It also comes with front facing speakers, giving superior quality audio to music lovers.
This tablet offering from Lenovo will compete with Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 T331 tablet and Dell venue 8 Cellular 16 GB tablet.
Former sports a 3 mega pixel rear camera and 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera while the latter sports a 5 mega pixel rear camera and 2 mega pixel front camera. Both the tablets feature 8 inch display and 3G, Wi-Fi and voice calling as connectivity options.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 T331 tablet, priced at Rs. 20,399/-, is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad Core Exynos processor, entails 1.5 GB RAM. While Dell venue 8 Cellular tablet is powered by 2.1 GHz Dual Core Intel Atom processor and is priced at Rs. 18,999/-.
Lenovo tablet comes with a better processor, RAM, front and rear camera at a comparatively cheaper price.
Price and Availability
This voice calling enabled Lenovo S8 is available through e-commerce marketplace FlipKart at Rs. 16,990.