The Best Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets for India.
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Windows 8 goes live globally and it is available for download at a special offer of just 1999 rupees. Microsoft has declared that along with the operating system, 250 new products built by OEMs will be available in retail outlets. A list of products christened hero devices will also be available.
Top Windows 8 powered Laptops & Tablets for India.
Asus Transformer TF600 VIVO RT
The Windows RT tablet/laptop hybrid, Vivo RT, is based on an ARM based Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and so only runs applications from the Windows Store. An attachable keyboard with multiple connectivity ports and a battery are also provided as extras. Its features include a 10.1 inch Super IPS display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels, NFC, 2GB of RAM and starts with 32GB of storage. The estimated price is Rs 54,990.
Dell XPS 12 DUO
The Dell XPS 12 Duo, which qualifies under the hybrid head, is powered by an intel i7 processor. With a storage of 256GB and 8GB RAM, it sports a 12.5 inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. Price is expected to be about Rs104,990.
The Yoga is assumed to be the first hybrid, designed keeping the Windows 8 platform in mind. Its rotatable display, which can be framed even in the downward dog Yoga position is the reason behind its name. The premium Ultrabook with a 12-inch touch display with 10-multipoints is powered by an Intel core i5 processor. It has a battery life of 8 hours, 4GB RAM and 128GB of SSD storage. It has an estimated price of Rs 79,900.
Samsung Series 7 tablet
Microsoft distributed this tablet to the developers when it released the developer preview of Windows 8 in September 2011. It belongs to the Ultrabook class with a 11.6-inch display. The other specifications include an Intel Core i5 processor,4GB RAM, 128GB storage and a microSD card reader. The price is about Rs 75,000.
ACER ASPIRE S7-391
With a super slim form-factor, this Ultrabook is one of the first Windows 8 notebooks to be introduced. It features a 13.3 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, an Intel i5 processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB memory. Price is approximated to Rs 92,999.
ACER ASPIRE S7-191
A 11.6-inch version of the Aspire S7-391. Apart from a touch display with a 1080 pixel resolution, its specifications are an Intel Core i5 processor, and 4GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Estimated price is Rs 88,499.
DELL XPS 13
Dell XPS 13 is the same model available in market now, except that it runs on Windows 8. It has an Intel second-generation i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 256 GB of storage and a 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The estimated price is Rs 104,990.
DELL XPS 14
XPS 14 is again similar to the one in market running on WIndows 8 platform. A14-inch display with an Intel core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage are the specifications. It has an estimated price of Rs 108,490.
HP ENVY 14
An ultrabook with an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage, a 1.3-megapixel web camera and a 13.3-inch display. Its cost is projected around Rs 64,990.
Another producty currently in market and being upgraded with Windows 8. It is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500 GB hard drive and has a 15-inch display. It has an estimated price of Rs 52,990.
An Intel core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, and actual storage of 1TB hard drive space are the features of the U510. It sports a 15 inch display.It has a price of about Rs 64,990.
SAMSUNG SERIES 9
The recently released Samsung Series 9 UltraBook is also to be upgraded to Windows 8. With a 14-inch display with a resolution of 1600×900 pixels, an Intel core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256 GB of SSD storage, its specifications are well appreciated. It has an estimated price of Rs 1,00,000.
SAMSUNG SERIES 5 ULTRABOOK
With a 13.3-inch touch display, an Intel core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 500 GB of hard drive space, it is considered to be the smaller and more affordable sibling of the Series 9. It has an estimated price of Rs 65,000.
DELL INSPIRON ONE
The Dell Inspiron One features a 23-inch touch display with a 1080p resolution, a Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 2 TB of memory. It is considered an All-in-one desktop. The estimated price range is Rs 81,990.
HP ENVY TOUCH SMART
HP takes on the All-in-one PC running on Windows 8 platform by means of the Envy Touch Smart. Its specifications include a Blu-ray drive, a 23-inch LED Full HD touch display, 4GB of RAM, an Intel core i5 processor, and 1TB of memory. Its price is about Rs 71,990.
THE LENOVO A720
Sporting a 27-inch touch display with a 1080p resolution, Lenovo’s A720 All-in-one has an Intel Core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM and 1 TB of memory. It has an estimated price of Rs 1,13,990.
SAMSUNG SERIES 5 AIO
This All-in-one desktop by Samsung has a a 21.5-inch display, an Intel Core i5 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 1TB of memory. Its estimated price is Rs 60,000.
SAMSUNG SERIES 7 AIO
A larger variant of the Series 5 AIO, it features a 23-inch touch display with 10 multi-touch points, an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 1 TB hard drive. It cost is around Rs 74,000.
SONY VAIO T
A thin and light notebook with a 13.3-inch display, an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500 GB hard drive and a Memory Stick Pro Duo port. It has an estimated price of Rs 59,990.
ASUS ZENBOOK S400
This super slim UltraBook is similar to the MacBook Air. This again runs on Windows 8 with an Intel core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB of hard drive space and a 14-inch display.
In addition to these devices,many more devices running on Windows 8 platform are set to reach markets soon. More affordable variants of around Rs 24,000 are expected to touchdown soon.