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Micromax unveils LapTab at CES 2014, the first dual-boot tablet running on Android and Windows

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Posted January 8, 2014

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Micromax, today unveiled LapTab, the first dual-boot tablet which runs on Android and Microsoft OS powered by Intel. LapTab was showcased at Digital Experience! Pepcom’s big consumer electronics showcase ahead of CES 2014. LapTab would be launched officially in early February for consumers.

The Lap Tab is powered by an Intel processor (“Bay Trail-M”) and according to Micromax it promises an impressively long battery-life for media consumption on the device. The device supports both Android4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and Microsoft OS. Users would need to reboot the device and select the alternate option to switch from Microsoft OS to Android and vice versa. The form factor of the LapTab exemplifies sleekness and simplicity sporting a 10.1” IPS display. The device is powered by a 1.46 Ghz Intel Celeron N2805 processor, 2GB RAM and 7400 mAh battery. The tablet has a 2MP front camera and is equipped with brightness control technology, which automatically adjusts the screen content by continuously monitoring the environment.

It has storage of 32 GB expandable up to 64 GB, the tablet supports Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi 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 and is believed to give continuous usage of 20+ hours according to Micromax. 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.There is no word on the pricing of the tablet.

 

Key Tech Specs of LapTab are ;

 1.46GHz Intel Celeron N2805 processor

– Dual OS – Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Microsoft OS

– 10.1” IPS display; resolution of 1280×800

– 2GB RAM

– 7400 mAh battery

– Weighs 580 gms (without keyboard)

– 2MP front camera with light sensor

– Bluetooth v4.0, WiFi

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