Micromax on Wednesday launched its new budget tablet - Canvas Plex Tab - to its Canvas tablet portfolio. The Micromax Canvas Plex Tab was developed in collaboration with Eros Now, and comes with a one-year free premium subscription of Eros Now. It is targeted at consumers who like to use tablets for watching movies and videos. It also features support for DTS sound technology as one of its highlights. The tablet is priced at Rs. 12,999 and will be available offline through retail stores from Friday, September 1.
The new Micromax Canvas Plex Tab supports cellular connectivity via a single SIM card slot along with 4G VoLTE technology. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8382W/M SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. The tablet comes with a 8-inch WSVGA (1024x600 pixels) IPS display that Micromax claims can make binge-watching pleasurable for the customers.
On the optics side, the Micromax Canvas Plex Tab sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, while on the front side, it comes with a 2-megapixel shooter. The tablet has 32GB of inbuilt storage that will allow customers to download movies and videos offline in the Eros Now app that comes preloaded on the tablet. The tablet gets its juice from a 3000mAh battery that the company claims is rated to deliver up to 9 hours of talking time and roughly 169 hours standby time. For connectivity, Canvas Plex Tab offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, 2G/ 3G, USB OTG, apart from the 4G VoLTE support, as we said.
Commenting on the launch of the Canvas Plex Tab, Vikas Jain, Co-founder, Micromax Informatics Limited, said in a statement, "'Canvas Plex is our endeavour to bring to our users content and associations which add value to their overall entertainment experience."