novo ups features in low-cost Android tablets with $199 Tab S8

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 3 Sep 2014

novo wants to pack better features in low-cost Android tablets with the Tab S8 tablet, which will start selling this month for $199.

The tablet, which runs on ’s Android 4.4 OS, has Intel’s quad-core Atom chip, code-named Bay Trail. The chip is capable of running -class applications rendering high-definition video.

The 8-inch S8 offers 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution, which is also on ’s 7-inch Nexus 7. The S8 is priced lower than the Nexus 7, which sells for $229.

The Tab S8 is 7.87 millimeters thick, weighs 294 grams, runs for seven hours on a single battery charge. It has a 1.6-megapixel front camera 8-megapixel back camera. Other features include 16GB of storage, -Fi Bluetooth. E is optional.

The Tab S8 will ship in multiple countries. Most of novo’s tablets worldwide with screen sizes under 10 inches run on Android.

The products were announced ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin. novo is holding a press conference at IFA where it is expected to announce more products.