Windows 8.1-based Notion Ink Cain 8 tablet launched in India, exclusive to Snapdeal

After the launch of Notion Ink Cain 2-in-1 couple of months ago, the company has announced the launch of Cain 8, a Windows tablet, exclusively available on

The Notion Ink Cain 8, powered by Windows 8.1 and Intel, is an 8-inch tablet featuring a 1280 x 800 IPS display on a 5-point capacitive touch screen and powered by Intel Atom Processor Z3735F. While the device does not support voice calling, it packs in 3G support with a micro SIM slot. According to Manish Giri, COO, Notion Ink:

"Cain 8 is a companion device to the PCs. 8inch form factor makes Cain the ideal device extending PC functionalities. We look at targeting professionals needing access to full Outlook on the go, UniCode support to process all languages, flawless 8 hours of video performance and in-built 3G for this product."

Available in matte black color, the Cain 8 includes a one year Microsoft Office 365 subscription and is priced at ₹9,990 ($150). You can check out more details about the device, and order one from here. At the moment, the online retailer is also offering a free 8 GB memory card with the purchase.

Notion Ink Cain 8

Notion Ink Cain 8 Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 with Bing
  • Processor: Intel Bay Trail CR, Atom/Quad core | Model: Z3735F | 1.83GHz
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics - Gen7 646MHz
  • Sensors: G Sensor, Light Sensor
  • RAM: 1GB DDR3
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB; expandable up to 64 GB with microSD card
  • Display: 8-inch IPS LCD | 1280x800 pixels
  • Touch: 5-point Capacitive touch screen
  • Camera: 2MP rear camera | 2MP front camera
  • Ports: micro USB, micro HDMI, 3.5 mm Headphone Jack
  • Dimensions: 215 x 128 x 9mm
  • Weight: 365 grams
  • Battery: 4000 mAh Lithium Polymer Battery

On paper, the Cain 8 looks like a pretty good tablet at a sub-₹10k price point. It checks most of boxes on the features list, and packs in decent specifications. It might be a great option on the table competing with a multitude of Android tablets if you are looking for a budget mini-tablet. Tell us what you think of the Cain 8 in the comments!

Abhishek Baxi