Micromax

Micromax Dual-OS LapTab Showcased at CES 2014

Surbhi Chawla
About a month ago, we had told you guys that Micromax is said to be working on a dual boot device. Now that device is real. The company unveiled the Micromax LapTab at he CES 2014. It is the first dual-boot Windows and Android tablet powered by Intel.

Micromax LapTab is powered by an Intel processor ("Bay Trail-M"). The device supports both Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and Windows 8.

Commenting at the Pepcom event, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder, Micromax said, "Today, we are taking the next leap in raising the innovation bar globally, with the introduction of LapTab. Over the past few years, we have been witnessing a growing trend of increasing consumer demand for two operating systems in one device, which offers a blend of great PC like productivity in a tablet like form factor for seamless consumption. The Micromax LapTab fulfills that consumer need by giving them access to the world's first dual-boot tablet. Combining functionality and style, the LapTab further builds on our promise to constantly empower our users with superior technology that directly addresses their needs."

He further commented, "As Micromax looks to expand footprints across global markets, we would continue to fulfill our promise of democratizing technology for people around the world by making it more affordable and accessible. We would be unveiling an array of innovative products across international markets in next six months for which Micromax is known for."

Coming to the specifications of the Micromax LapTab, it sports a 10.1 inch IPS display and has 2GB of RAM and 7400 mAh battery. The tablet packs in a 2MP front camera.

With storage of 32 GB expandable up to 64 GB, the tablet supports Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi, ensuring full time connectivity. The LapTab comes with a transleeve which can be combined as a cover and stand for the wireless keyboard packed with a 230 mAh battery promising a continuous usage of 20+ hours. Consumers will also have an option to buy a customized keyboard for LapTab when it hits the stands.

LapTab will be available across e-commerce portals and retail stores starting early February, 2014.

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