Toshiba WT8 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet launched in India for Rs. 15490

Toshiba WT8

Toshiba has launched Toshiba WT8, the company’s latest Windows 8.1 tablet in India. It was originally announced as Encore 2 back in May and packs a 8-inch WXGA display, is powered by a 1.33 quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor, has a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with a 1-Year free Office 365 Subscription. Toshiba has partnered with to sell the tablet.

Toshiba WT8

It has 1GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage with expansion slot and a 3788mAh battery with up to 11.1 hours of usage time. It has stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus for an immersive audio experience through Surround Virtualizer and Surround Decoder that convert two-channel stereo audio into 5.1 channels, creating a surround sound experience over built-in speakers. Wish the tablet had 3G support.

Commenting on the new launch, Sivakumar, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, PC Business – DS Division, Toshiba India, said:

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 and we see this as a great opportunity to offer customers across India the ease, convenience & joy of shopping for a great product.

Toshiba WT8 specifications

  • 8-inch (800 x 1280 pixels) multi-touch display
  • 1.33GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor (burst up to 1.86GHz) with Intel HD Graphics
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM, 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 64GB with microSD slot
  • Windows 8.1 OS
  • 5MP autofocus rear camera
  • 1.2MP front-facing camera
  • 9.48mm thick and weighs 385 grams
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0
  • 3788mAh battery

The Toshiba WT8 tablet comes in Satin Gold color and is priced at Rs. 15,490 and is available for purchase from starting today.

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