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Micromax Canvas Tab P690 launched in India for Rs 8999

Micromax Canvas Tab P690 has been launched in India. It is the latest tablet by the company running on a Intel chipset. Lets have a look at the specifications.


Micromax Canvas Tab P690 Specifications

The Micromax Canvas Tab P690 features a 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor (up to 1.83 GHz). It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat but Micromax promises to upgrade it to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS soon.

The Canvas Tab P690 comes with a 5 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash. On the front, it has a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It is 7.8 mm thick and weighs 318 grams.

The Canvas Tab P690 includes 3G (voice calling), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0, USB and GPS as connectivity options. The tablet packs in a 4,000 mAh battery under the hood which promises more than 180 hours of battery life on stand by mode.

The Micromax Canvas Tab P690 will be available in brushed metallic grey colour from June 7 in India. It is priced at Rs 8,999 and will come with a free flip cover worth Rs 1,500.

Freebies with Canvas Tab P690

The tablet comes loaded with content offers worth Rs 3,000 including

  • Kindle – Fuel your reading with 6 free e-books on Kindle
  • Vodafone – Enjoy free 1GB data for 2 months on Vodafone
  • Saavn – Rock to your favourite tunes with free 3 months premium subscription on Saavn
  • TrueCaller – Get free 6 months premium subscription on Truecaller
  • Hello TV – Enjoy your favourite movies and videos with free 1 month subscription on Hello TV
  • Angry Birds – Play the all-time favourite Angry Birds and Angry Birds GO with free in app freebies
  • Mad – Get free redeemable points on the MAd  app

Commenting on the launch Mr. Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics said

“Since January, we’ve been attaining strong growth of 30% month-on-month with our new Canvas Tab portfolio, and believe that we are set for market leadership in the key segment of Rs.6k-Rs.15k that we operate in. Our role as category leaders will be to grow the category itself by bringing in first-time users by demonstrating how tablets can enable a connected, portable and yet more immersive experience to our content-hungry consumers.”

“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.”

Commenting on the strong partnership between Micromax and Intel, Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia said

“Intel® Processor based tablets offer the optimal balance of battery life, high performance and mobility to users. We are proud of our collaboration with Micromax that is able to deliver a range of personal computing devices to Indian consumers. The new Intel® Processor powered Canvas Tab P690 is set to deliver an amazing computing experience for consumers.”

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