Tecno Launches New WinPad 10, 2 in1 PC with Intel and Microsoft

PIX – (L-R): Mr. Womiloju Olabanji (Consumer Business Lead Sub -Saharan Africa, Intel Corporation); Mr. Mark Ihimonya (Consumer Director, Microsoft Nigeria) and Mr. Attai Oguche (Activation and Event Manager, Tecno Mobile) at the official launch of the new Tecno WinPad 10.


Tecno Mobile, in partnership with Microsoft and Intel Corporation, has launched its latest device, the Winpad 10 into the Nigerian market. The  new detachable device is Tecnos’ first ever windows powered tablet and is powered by an Intel Atom quad-core processor.

The 2-in-1 Pad, which serves as a tablet and PC has a 10.1 inch high definition (HD) screen device that comes with a 5.0 MP back camera and 2.0 MP front camera. It also comes with pre-installed windows 8.1, which is upgradable while running on Intel Atom Processor Z3735F, Quadcore 1.83 Ghz, a 32GB read only memory (ROM) and 2GB random access memory (RAM).  The broader ROM and RAM also offer space to users to store and run apps at the same time.

The Winpad 10 comes with 7,000 mAh battery which gives over 6 hour life, a 3-in1 keyboard and dual “BOOM” speakers. 1 terabyte of OneDrive also comes with it for free.

The Tecno WinPad is more mobile than a laptop, more productive than a tablet and more affordable than an Ultrabook. It has dual “Boom” speakers with amazing surround stereo sound which offers high quality sound and brings a new experience of sound perception to its users, thus offering more than a triple package.

Speaking at the launch of the device, the Vice General Manager of Tecno Mobile Nigeria, Chidi Okonkwo said the new WinPad will help to expand the company’s market and provide new opportunities to those who desire to work on the Windows Operating System.

According to him, “We are indeed excited to bring this product to the market along with new Windows Operating System and Intel’s very fast Atom Processor. We are offering those whose lives are mobile a smart bouquet of efficiency. With a full charge, the user can surf the web, run different applications, watch movies and even play games at the same time. The Tecno WinPad offer users six hours of video playback time and 150hours of standby time.’’

Speaking in the same vein, the Consumer Manager, Intel Corporation Nigeria, Womiloju Olabanji described WinPad as an efficient device, adding that its Intel processor offer users a brilliant and faster experience.

Olabanji noted, ‘’The Atom Processor Z3735F, Quad Core 1.83GHz is a fast and an efficient quad-core. Actually, the 4 cores it operates on, is why the WinPad would be very efficient for multi-tasking in comparison to dual core processors. The Pad, with these processors would be highly-beneficial to those whose businesses involve multitasking.”

In addition, the Consumer Channel Group Director of Microsoft Nigeria, Mark Ihimoyan said that, “For full PC power and total tablet fun, there’s nothing like a Windows 2 in 1. Touch, click or type – you choose what fits your style and activity. All the great apps you need are in the Windows Store, plus you can play Xbox games, music and videos. Use Skype to video chat, take notes with Office, and get your photos and files from anywhere with OneDrive.”

Tecno has in the past successfully launched smartphones into the Nigerian Market, releasing its first tablet running on the android Operating System into the market in 2013. The new WinPad 10 is expected to provide users with more options.