Intel & Croma have jointly launched two Windows 8.1-based gadgets ‘“ Croma 1177, a 10.1-inch 2-in-1 PC with a keyboard attachment, and Croma 1179, an 8-inch display tablet. Reasonably priced, both the devices look promising.
Intel and Croma, in collaboration, have launched two Windows 8.1-based gadgets – the Croma 1177, a 10.1-inch 2-in-1 PC with a keyboard attachment, and Croma 1179, an 8-inch display tablet.
Both the products would be exclusively available at the Croma outlets and its website.
At the launch, Ajit Joshi, CEO & MD of Infiniti Retail said, “The new Croma tablet and 2 in 1 are a combination of amazing features, graphics, top performance supported with good battery life packed into a sleek device, a real owners’ pride. We are confident our customers will appreciate the value packed in the Croma tablet and 2 in1s. Intel has always been a great partner to work with and we are happy to launch the newest Croma devices with them.”
Both these products seem worth the price and come with contemporary features.
Features and Price of Croma 1177 – The 10.1-inch 2-in-1 PC:
1) Powered by Intel Atom Z3735D 1.33 GHz processor (Bay Trail T chipset) it guarantees a smooth user experience.
2) It supports Wi-Fi and has a slot for 3G connectivity. Connecting to the internet through data dongles is also possible.
3) Intel has pre-loaded it with Microsoft Office 365.
4) With 32GB internal storage, it comes with a microSD card slot for memory expansion.
5) It comes with a sleek design and sports 2-megapixel rear & front cameras.
6) Its USP is its fullsize detachable keyboard which makes it handy. It is especially created for those who work on the move.
7) With a price tag of Rs. 21,990, this PC is the cheapest 10.1-inch 2-in-1 PC.
Features and Price of Croma 1179 – The 8-inch Display Tablet:
1) Like the PC, the tablet is also powered by an Intel Atom Z3735D 1.33 GHz processor (Bay Trail T chipset).
2) It supports Wi-Fi and connectivity through data dongles is also possible.
3) The tablet comes with 2 MP front and rear cameras.
4) It flaunts 32GB internal storage & 2GB RAM and has a microSD card slot for memory expansion.
5) It boasts of a powerful 5000 mAh battery.
6) Its USP is its screen resolution of 1,280 × 800 pixels with a pixel density of 160ppi.
7) Available at a reasonable price of Rs 13,990, the device will give tough competition to its peers.
At the launch, representatives of both Intel & Croma sounded confident about their partnership, as well as their products.
Gregory Bryant, the Vice President, and General Manager of Intel Asia-Pacific and Japan, said, “We are excited to be working with Croma to bring these new mobile devices to consumers in India. Croma’s tablets and 2 in 1s based on Intel processors deliver superior computing performance and great battery life to keep pace with today’s mobile lifestyle.“
Both these affordable devices guarantee a hassle-free experience. However, the final verdict is in the hands of the consumers who would use them and we look forward to their reviews!