Haier launches budget Windows 8.1 tablets

Haier has launched two budget Windows 8.1 tablets at CES 2016. First up is the HaierPad W800, which offers an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, 1GB of RAM, Intel's quad-core 1.8GHz Bay Trail T CPU, 16GB storage, microSD slot, 2MP camera at the back, 0.3MP front camera, Bluetooth 4.0, micro-HDMI, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a 4000mAh battery. Buying the will give you one year's worth of Office 365 for free.

Then there's the HaierPad W203, which offers a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 display, 2GB of RAM, quad-core 1.33GHz Intel Z3735F CPU, 16GB storage, microSD slot, 2MP front and rear shooters, micro-HDMI, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and an 8000mAh battery. A stylus is integrated with the device, allowing you to quickly jot down notes.

Not the most powerful hardware around, but if you're looking for budget tablets, Haier's offerings seem like a decent choice. No word as yet on pricing or availability in the U.S. market, but we'll let you know once we hear more.

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.