Lenovo’s 64-bit Intel powered S8 tablet comes to India at Rs 16990

The Lenovo S8 tablet which was officially launched back in September during the IFA expo has made its way over to India. The slate has landed with a price of Rs 16990 which is rather steep compared to its $199 retail tag (approximately Rs 12317) in the US.

The Lenovo S8 was one of the first from the company to feature a 64-bit processor which unsurprisingly is from Intel. The chip used here is a 1.86GHz quad core Atom Z3745 SOC from the Bay Trail lineup which is also present in the Yoga 2 series that was announced for India in October. The latest slate has a clean look and it comes in ebony only.

Lenovo S8

It falls in the 8-inch category and offers a 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS LCD panel with a density of 283ppi. The device also has a 1.6MP camera on the front and there’s an 8MP snapper on the rear, but no LED flash. Although being 64-bit enabled, the tablet comes with Android 4.4 KitKat and it will most likely get updated to Lollipop in the near future.

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Like most Lenovo tablets, this one is voice calling enabled and it even supports 4G LTE networks. There are various other great features onboard including 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 64GB microSD expandability and a 4290mAh battery. The company estimates that the slate is capable of delivering around 7 hours of activity on a single charge.

Lenovo S8 specs roundup:

– Android 4.4 KitKat
– 8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen
– 1.8GHz quad core Intel Atom processor
– 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 64GB expandable
– HSPA+, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0
– 4290mAh battery
– 1.6MP front camera, 8MP rear snapper
– 299 grams weight
– 123.8 x 209.8 x 7.9mm dimensions

If you’re interested in purchasing the Lenovo S8 tablet, it’s currently listed on Flipkart.