Microsoft, Intel, Snapdeal.com and Notion Ink today announced the launch of Cain 8. Powered by the Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3735F, and running Windows 8.1, Cain 8 is priced at Rs. 9,990, and is exclusively available on Snapdeal.com, India’s largest online marketplace.
Speaking about the device, Manish Giri, COO, Notion Ink said: “Cain 8 is a companion device to the PCs. 8inch form factor makes Cain the ideal device extending PC functionalities. We look at targeting professionals needing access to full Outlook on the go, UniCode support to process all languages, flawless 8 hours of video performance and in-built 3G for this product.“
He added, “Snapdeal has 30 million registered users and over 5 million products. As India’s largest online marketplace, collaboration with them has already been proven with the success of Cain 10 in September. It is the ideal platform to distribute Notion Ink’s latest device. Combining Snapdeal’s unparalleled reach across India with Windows 8.1 and Intel’s cutting edge technology make for the perfect launch pad for Cain 8.”
“As we continue to expand and refine our product line, we’re also listening to customers to give them more of what they want – from screen size to accessories” said Ravi Shankar, Lead – Marketing, Product & Feature management.“The Cain 8 Windows 8, 1 tablet now gives users who seek mobility & productivity a perfect sized option.”
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President – Electronics & Home, Snapdeal.com said: “This product is one of the best Windows based devices under the Rs.10, 000 price range and is the perfect fit for Snapdeal customers looking for an innovative product at a lucrative price point. We’re very excited to launch the Windows 8.1 based and Intel® Processor powered Notion Ink Cain 8 exclusively on Snapdeal.com and are extremely positive of a tremendous response from our customers”
Vineet Durani, Director – Windows Business Group, Microsoft India said, “I congratulate Notion Ink on the launch of the Windows-based Cain 8 tablet today. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows and we are proud of our partnership with Notion Ink. Windows-based tablets are now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value. Consumer usage patterns around technology are constantly evolving and people are looking for tablets which allow both work productivity and entertainment. Windows tablets allow multiple user accounts, so you don’t have to worry about your child wiping off your office email. They allow multi-tasking, so you can listen to music, do social networking and download a presentation all at the same time. They are also the only tablets in the market which come with a free one-year subscription of O365 personal that includes Power Point, Word, Excel, OneNote plus unlimited cloud storage through OneDrive. The Windows-based Cain 8 tablet is a great companion device for consumers.”
“Intel always strives to bring to consumers the best of computing technology, across form-factors at competitive price points. We are excited with the launch of the new Intel® processor powered Cain 8. The Intel® Atom™ processors are power optimized for energy efficiency and great performance ensuring a seamless experience along with great battery life for users who need to be constantly connected on the go” said Sandeep Aurora, Director Marketing and Market Development, Intel South Asia.