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Lenovo launches S8 tablet & Yoga Tablet 2 Pro in India for Rs 16,990 and Rs 49,490 respectively

Within days of introducing the 8 and 10 inch models of Yoga Tablet 2, Lenovo has now launched their big brother in the Indian market. Christened Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, this one sports a massive 13.3 inch display and runs on the Android operating system. Apart from its large screen, the highlight of the tablet is that it comes with a built-in Pico projector, which can project images at 16:9 ratio.

"As more and more people are using tablets to explore the digital world, users are demanding bigger screens for a powerful visual experience. Hence the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro elevates the original Yoga Tablet experience with technologies like the projector – a first for tablets," said Rohit Midha, director, tablet business unit, Lenovo India.

In addition, the company has also launched a mid-range tablet called S8. Like the name already suggests, it sports an 8 inch display and runs on the Android operating system. This one has been priced at Rs 16,990 in the country. It was first unveiled at IFA earlier this year. Both the tablets are available for purchase exclusively on home grown e-commerce marketplace Flipkart.com.

Here is a look at the specifications of the devices.

S8 TabletLenovo S8 for Rs 16,990

The tablet has an 8 inch IPS full HD capacitive touchscreen display (1920×1200 pixels resolution) with 283 ppi pixel density and runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. It is powered by a 1.86 GHz Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor and has 2GB of RAM. The internal memory of the device is 16GB that can be further expanded up to 64GB with a microSD card.

S8 comes with an 8 megapixel auto focus rear camera that can also record videos and a 1.6MP front-facing camera for video calling. On the connectivity front, the device has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G LTE, as well as a microSD card slot and a microUSB port.

The dimensions of the device are 123.8 x 209.8 x 7.9mm and its weight is 299 gm. Lenovo has provided a 4,290 mAh battery in the device, which it claims will provide up to 6.5 hours of talk time and 396 hours of standby time. It also comes with GPS (with A-GPS support), and is available in ebony colour.

In terms of competition, it will face off against the likes of Dell Venue 8 16GB (Rs 18,999), Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 T311 16GB (Rs 19,500), and Milagrow M2 Pro 32GB (Rs 16,990), among others.

Yoga Tablet 2 ProYoga Tablet 2 Pro for Rs 49,490

This one sports a 13.3 inch IPS QHD capacitive touchscreen display (2560×1440 pixels resolution) and runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. It is powered by a 1.86 GHz Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor and has 2GB of RAM. The internal memory of the device is 32GB that can be further expanded up to 64GB with a microSD card.

Yoga Tablet 2 Pro comes with an 8MP auto-focus rear camera that can also record videos and a 1.6MP front-facing camera for video calling. On the connectivity front, the device has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G LTE, as well as a microSD card slot and a microUSB port.

The dimensions of the device are 333 x 223 x 12.6mm and its weight is 950 gm. Lenovo has provided a 9,600 mAh battery in the device, which it claims will provide up to 480 hours of standby time. It also comes with GPS (with A-GPS support), and is available in platinum colour.

This one will face off against the likes of Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular (Rs 45,900) and Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (Rs 55,500), among others.

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