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Toshiba WT 8 Tablet Running Windows 8.1 Launched At Rs. 15,490

Toshiba India today announced the launch of its much awaited Windows 8.1 Tablet ‘WT-8’. The Toshiba  WT 8 will be available exclusively on one of India’s largest e-commerce portal, Amazon.in, starting 10th Dec’2014 at a price of Rs. 15,490/-

Toshiba_WT_8__1418204430_36351The WT-8 tablet features an elegant Satin gold matte finish, engineered with rounded edges to make it comfortable to hold in one hand. This tablet is 9.48mm thin and its weight is just 385 grams.

It sports a 8 inch HD (1280×800) multi-touch display, and is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor, paired with 1GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 128GB via microSD card.

The WT 8 is equipped with 5MP Auto-Focus 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. It also houses a 1.2MP front camera with Auto-Focus.

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.

The WT 8 incorporates the Stereo speakers plus Dolby Digital Plus audio, which provides 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. The Volume Maximizer and Volume Leveler boost the original sound without causing distortion.

The battery of WT-8 is powerful and claims to offer up to a 10-hour life for general usage and up to 8 hours of video playback.

The Toshiba WT 8 comes preloaded with apps like Xbox Music and Video, Kindle Reader, Skype and a one year subscription to Office 365.

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.”

Key Features :

  • Intel Atom Processor Z3735G
  • Windows8.1, dedicated Windows button
  • 8” HD (1280×800) multi-touch display
  • 1GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • Supporting microSD up to 128GB
  • USB Data and Charge Y-Cable to simultaneously charge tablet & connect to standard USB devices
  • Dolby Digital Plus audio
  • USB 2.0 x1 (Micro-B)
  • Camera: 1.2M FF, Rear: 5.0M AF
  • TruCapture to capture sharp, clear and legible snapshots
  • 0.5W x 2 stereo speakers
  • 802.11b/g/n; Bluetooth4.0; Wireless display support


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