Notably, the Micromax Canvas Tab P666 is the first tablet from the popular handset maker packing an Intel chipset. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Processor Z2520 (4 threads, 1MB Cache) coupled with 1GB of RAM.
The tablet runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box and features an 8-inch IPS display with a WXGA (1200x800 pixels) resolution. The Canvas Tab P666 comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage that is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
It sports a 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera that can record full-HD (1080p) videos. There is a 2-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard. The Canvas Tab P666 supports 3G connectivity via single SIM (Micro-SIM). Other connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB.
The Micromax Canvas Tab P666 is backed by a 4400mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 325 hours of standby time. The company says the new Micromax tablet sports a "glass finish and metal edges." It weighs in at 310 grams while measuring 7.9mm thin.
The tablet also comes preloaded with apps such as M! Games, M! live, Bookmyshow, Hike, Swift Key, Dr. Safety (a virus scanning app), and Opera Mini Browser. The Micromax Canvas Tab P666 tablet will be available in Black and White colours.
Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, Chief Executive Officer, Micromax said, "Our collaboration with Intel will be instrumental in our vision of creating a range of new mobile devices to meet the needs of both evolved as well as first-time users. We have been witnessing an increasing demand for high-quality tablets that offers a seamless experience and more efficient data consumption on the move. The Canvas Tab P666 is designed to address such needs by offering a dynamic range of device capabilities powered by the Intel Atom processor that delivers a great performance."