CES isn’t just about mobile phones, and if you want to know all the action in the tablet space, then read on to find out. Unlike mobile phones, tablet launches were more interesting with being the first AMD processor powered tablet, one-click Windows and Android switching tablet and much more. Another first this year is the entry of Indian brands in the coveted event.
Micromax Canvas LapTab
Micromax has entered the category of hybrids with the LapTab, though it’s primarily a 10.1-inch tablet it can be docked with a wireless keyboard to turn it into a full-fledged laptop. What’s worth highlighting is that the device offers Android and Windows 8 operating system with an option to switch between them easily. The device draws power from an Intel processor coupled with 2GB RAM.
While Micromax surprised everyone with its entry into hybrids, another Indian company Xolo also had something up its sleeves. The company announced its first Windows powered tablet which is powered by an AMD mobile processor. This is the first time any device has AMD processor making Xolo a stand out device in the global scene as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
So you like the functionality offered by Samsung’s Galaxy Note series giving you the ability to bring out the artist inside you? Well, Korean giant Samsung has now made it even easier for you with the launch of large screen size of 12.2-inch with the Note Pro. In terms of specifications, the slate offers the best with the variants of Exynos octa-core processor/ Qualcomm quad-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, etc. Users will also be getting a lot of bundled apps with the device which costs $700.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro’s
If you want a tablet, but in the high-end segment, then Samsung has also launched three new tablets in the Tab Pro range called Tab Pro 8.4, Tab Pro 10.1 and Tab Pro 12.2. All of these devices offer different display size and comes with powerful processor and RAM. Similar to the Galaxy Note Pro, they offer USD 700 bundles apps for enhancing one’s productivity with the device.
Lenovo ThinkPad 8
Unlike variety of Android tablets, Windows tablets haven’t taken off really well. But now the manufacturers are using Windows across all form factors and screen sizes with the latest ThinkPad 8 being a good example. The device can arguably be one of the best 8-inch tablets available in India. It offers an 8.4-inch full HD display and Intel’s BayTrail processor.
The company has also expanded its Miix series of tablets with a 10-inch and 11.6-inch display.