E FUN has just announced release a new 10.1-inch Windows tablet joining their Nextbook lineup. Coming with a detachable POGO keyboard, the device is something of a tablet and notebook hybrid that will become available nationwide in November priced at $179, which means it will be the first Windows 8.1 slate featuring 10.1-inch display, not bad specs and comes with such an affordable price tag. Feel interested in further details? Let’s have a look at the device’s parameters.
E FUN Nextbook Affordable Tablet / Notebook
Some time ago Microsoft promised to deliver cheaper Windows 8.1 mobile devices that are now flooding the market (from the 7-inch Toshiba’s tablet for $119 to laptops for less than $249). With loosening its licensing policy the company conquers more affordable products markets simultaneously getting new partners like E FUN. The E FUN, a little known company is likely to gain on popularity thanks to their new Nextbook Windows tablet-notebook hybrid.
Although the Nextbook carries a low price tag, it features pretty good performance parameters. It is said do go on sale with IPS touch screen sporting 1280x800p of resolution and expanded viewing angles and be powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor clocked at 1.83GHz and paired with 1GB RAM, which is just as many GB as you may find in iPads.
Going deeper into the specs list, the new Nextbook Windows tablet houses 32GB of built-in storage than can be expanded up to 64GB via micro SD cards. In terms of optics, don’t expect anything special just a low resolution front webcam and a 2-megapixel rear sensor additionally equipped with a microphone. The connectivity package include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. There is also a microUSB and mini HDMI port accompanied by an audio port under the slate’s hood.
Additionally, every future Nextbook’s user will receive a free one year subscription of Office 365 Personal that goes with 20GB of OneDrive cloud storage and 60 Skype word minutes per month. The Office package and a special detachable keyboard suggest that the upcoming Nextbook is perfect tool of work.
The device is scheduled to hit Walmart’s shelves in mid-November with the low price tag of $179. The Nextbook’s pre-orders via Walmart are said to be available starting from October 23rd. Later, in December, the tablet-notebook hybrid joins the Sam’s Club offer.
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