Microsoft has just announced that a PC maker called E FUN will be selling a Windows 8.1 10.1-inch tablet with a detachable keyboard for just $179. The tablet will go on sale at Walmart stores starting in mid-November and pre-orders will be taken starting on October 23 at Walmart.com. It will also go on sale in December at Sam's Club.
The E FUN Nextbook tablet will have a 1280x800 display and will contain an Intel Atom quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.83 GHz. Inside there's 1 GB of RAM, 32 GB of onboard storage with a MicroSD card slot, an HDMI port and a microUSB port. It also has a 2 MP rear camera and a 0.3 front facing camera. In addition to Windows 8.1, the tablet will offer users a 1 year free subscription to Office 365 Personal which includes 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
This news follows word that HP will launch a $99 seven inch Windows 8.1 tablet in November. Micro Center is also offering their own seven inch Windows 8.1 WinBook tablet for $99.99 in its stores. Will you buy this new $179 tablet with an included keyboard?