Micromax Canvas Tab P690 with Intel Atom processor, 8-inch HD display launched in India

Micromax Canvas Tab P690 with Intel Atom processor, 8-inch HD display launched in India

Micromax Informatics today announced the launch of the Micromax Canvas Tab P690 in India. The new tablet is powered by an Intel Atom processor and comes with a price tag of Rs. 8,999.

The Micromax Canvas Tab P690 features an 8-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and is powered by a fourth-generation Intel Atom chipset that has a 1.83GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB on-board storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 32GB.

Running on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, the Canvas Tab P690 is claimed to be upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The tablet comes preloaded with services like Hello TV, Saavn and Kindle and there are some pre-installed games and apps such as Angry Birds, Facebook, NewsHunt and WPS Office.

The tablet has a 5-megapixel camera sensor on rear along with an LED flash and a 2-megapixel camera sensor is available on front. There is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and a microUSB port with USB OTG support.

Micromax has provided a 4,000mAh battery on the Canvas Tab P690 that is claimed to deliver up to 180 hours of standby time on a single charge.

On announcing the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics, said:

“Today, we are launching our new Canvas Tab P690-a perfect family tab. Our research has made it clear that there is a large segment of consumers who would value a technology device that can be shared between the family members, and so we’ve created a powerful yet affordable Tablet powered by Intel, aimed at helping family members enjoy the big screen of the Tablet for the things they love, including Movies, Games, Music, Reading and so on. More such products with sharply defined positioning will follow in the next few weeks and months.”

The Micromax Canvas Tab P690 with brushed metallic grey finish will be available for purchase starting June 7. It will offer free access to content worth Rs. 3,000 and will be available with accessories like screen guard, OTG cable and a premium flip cover worth Rs. 1,500.

Micromax Canvas Tab P690 specifications:

  • 8-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 1.83GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor
  • 1GB of RAM, 8GB expandable storage
  • 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • 3G support via USB dongle
  • 4,000mAh battery
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