Malaysia’s Latest Intel-based Tablet Weighs in at RM699 – iPro Announces Availability of LIVEPAD 8.9

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LIVEPAD 8.9, an 8.9 inch tablet based on Intel Atom Z3735F Quad Core processor and running on Windows 8.1
  • iPro launches the LIVEPAD 8.9, an 8.9 inch tablet based on Intel Atom Z3735F Quad Core processor and running on Windows 8.1

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 February 2015 – As one of the region’s most prolific users of smartphones and tablets, Malaysian consumers are set to be spoiled for choice with the debut of iPro’s latest Intel Architecture based tablet – the LIVEPAD 8.9.

Powered by the Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core processor and running on Windows 8.1, the LIVEPAD 8.9 (16GB) features an 8.9 inch (1920 x 1200) HD display; ideal for both casual gaming and productivity work including word and image processing. The tablet is supported by an 8000mAh battery and 2GB RAM. It is available for its first 800 customers from today until the 1st of March, 2015 at a one-time-only introductory price of RM699 at Plaza Low Yat.

“We are proud to present our very first 8.9 inch tablet based on Intel and hope that our customers will be blown away by the full Windows 8.1 PC experience in its slim, streamlined form factor,” said Daniel Chia, Head of Sales & Marketing IPRO Mobile (M) Sdn Bhd. “It was a joy to work with Intel and Microsoft to bring this tablet to market. We intend to aim high and are confident of introducing newer and greater products for consumers both inside and outside of Malaysia.”

In conjunction with its official launch, the first 500 owners of the LIVEPAD 8.9 (16GB) will also receive a free keyboard and pouch worth RM199 with each unit purchased. After the promotion period, IPRO plans to retail the 16GB model at RM799.

“We are working closely in cooperation with local tech players such as iPro Mobile to bring new devices and innovation to market in Malaysia. The LivePad 8.9 is an excellent example of how Intel based tablets provide on the go utility and entertainment that fits the mobile lifestyle of consumers,” said Sumner Lemon, Country Manager Intel Malaysia and Singapore. “We congratulate iPro on the launch of this exciting device and look forward to working together to bring a wider portfolio of products based on Intel technology to market in Malaysia.”

“We’re pleased to continue supporting local OEMs in offering a wide assortment of Windows tablets for every need, desire and budget in the Malaysian market. Our partnership with companies such as IPRO only underscores our commitment to do so,” said Rukmani Subramanian, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer, Microsoft Malaysia.

“It’s fantastic to play a strategic role with IPRO launching their very first Windows tablet today. With the LIVEPAD 8.9, users can now enjoy the Windows 8.1 experience, with the opportunity to upgrade to Windows 10 for free later this year. As a Windows tablet, LIVEPAD 8.1 has the portability to keep you productive and free to roam with your movies, music, games, email and web just a click away. Users of LIVEPAD 8.9 get a free one-year subscription of Office 365 Personal that includes Power Point, Word, Excel, OneNote plus 1 terabyte of cloud storage through OneDrive – therefore enabling customers to do more and be more in today’s digital era.”

At the launch of the iPro LIVEPAD 8.9: (L-R) Sumner Lemon, Country Manager of Intel Malaysia and Singapore; Daniel Chia, Head of Sales & Marketing, IPRO Mobile (M) Sdn Bhd; Darren Ryan, Director, PC Category, Microsoft Asia-Pacific

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