With the upcoming launch of Windows 10, consumers will have yet another reason to get a new Windows tablet or laptop. With the prices decreasing continuously, it’s no wonder that consumer adoption will be pushed further. Let’s have a look at what seems to be currently the cheapest 10-inch Windows tablet.
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E Fun’s new Nextbook is a large-screen Windows tablet available for an affordable price. This 2-in-1 Windows 8.1 tablet comes with starting price of just $179. According to E Fun, it’s actually the first 10.1-inch Windows tablet on the market that is priced below $200. While we can’t say that it is 100% true, since there are many companies in the whole world, we can agree that it comes with a great price.
The tablet features a detachable keyboard and a free one-year subscription for Office 365 Personal, along with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage. The tablet will go on sale in mid-November at Walmart and in December at SamsClub.com with pre-orders starting Oct. 23 on Walmart.com. Let’s have a look at its main tech specs, as well:
- 10.1-inch capacitive multi-touch display with a 1,280-by-800 resolution
- 1.83 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Processor
- 32GB of on-board memory
- microSD card slot that supports up 64GB additional storage
- 1GB of RAM,
- 6000mAh battery
- 0.3-megapixel front webcam and a 2-megapixel camera with a microphone on the back
- Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity options
E Fun said the following in a recent statement:
“We are excited to expand our product portfolio with our first Windows tablet. Our collaboration with Microsoft and Intel was the next logical step in the evolution of the company and brand. It has been a pleasure working with them on the development of a tablet that offers tremendous value to professionals, students and casual users.”
Microsoft is going forward with its strategy of releasing affordable Windows-based tablets and laptops and this could prove to be quite fruitful on the long run. No matter how strong the iPad or Android tablets are, there is still a huge opportunity for Windows, as well.