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Croma 1179 and 1177 Windows 8.1 Tablets with 8 Inch and 10.1 Inch Display at 13,990 and 21,990 INR

Croma, the Gadgets and Electronic equipment retailer has today launched two new Windows Phone 8.1 tablets in India with 8 inch and 10.1 Inch Display priced at 13,990 INR and 21,990 INR respectively. So if you have been looking for a low cost Windows 8.1 tablet for productivity purposes, take a look at Croma’s attempt.


The 8 inch Croma 1179 tablet is perhaps the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet in India as of now and comes with an 8 Inch display with 1280 x 820 pixel resolution. The tablet is powered by 1.33 GHz Intel Atom Z3735D quad core processor aided by 2 GB RAM and ample 32 GB storage. The passively cooled chipset follows Intel’s bay trail architecture.

The tablet houses a 5000 mAh battery inside. Besides WiFi, you can also avail 3G connectivity via external dongle. For those interested in basic photography 2 MP fixed focus shooter are present on front and back side. Croma is also offering a keyboard case for laptop like functionality, bundled with the box.

The 10.1 inch variant- Croma 1177 2-in-1is powered by same internals as its 8 Inch sibling. The larger display will require bigger battery and more pixels to even out but croma has chosen to remain tight lipped for these specifications. The tablet will be a better alternative for those looking for a laptop like functionality. The keyboard case for 10 inch model connects via Bluetooth and appeared significantly better in quality.

Both these tablets won’t score high on built quality, but the 8 inch Croma 1179 seems like a good low cost alternative, if you are looking for a Windows 8.1 tablet from productivity point of view.

Key Specs

Model Croma 1179
Display 8 Inch , HD
Processor 1.33 GHz Quad Core
Internal Storage 32 GB
OS Windows 8.1
Camera 2 MP/ 2 MP (fixed focus)
Battery 5000 mAh
Price 13,990 INR

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