Intel And SNS Presents JOI 8 Tablet
KUALA LUMPUR (4 September 2014) – SNS Network Sdn Bhd has today introduced JOI 8, Malaysia’s first local branded tablet powered by Intel and running on Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing, at a launch event in Low Yat Plaza. The tablet also comes with3 a 1 year subscription to Office 365 Personal as well as 1TB of free storage space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s premium cloud storage service. Featuring a sleek finish and a sharp 1280 x 800 8” IPS display, the tablet is set to be a sure-fire head turner in public.
While looking gorgeous on the outside, the JOI 8 is no slouch when it comes to performance, as it packs a punch thanks to the Intel Atom Quad Core processor powering the tablet. The JOI 8 is capable of providing users with the complete Windows 8.1 experience – be it running Office, watching HD videos, browsing the web or playing games.
“The JOI 8 gives its users access to the full blown PC experience – be it for entertainment or for work. We are excited to introduce such a powerful and versatile device into the Malaysian market,” said Ko Yun Hung, Managing Director, SNS Network Sdn Bhd at the tablet’s launch.
“We’re pleased that the Intel Atom Quad Core processor was SNS Network’s processor of choice for the JOI 8 and it brings us great joy to be part of Malaysia’s first Intel-powered Windows 8.1 tablet. At Intel we believe that if something computes, it does it best on Intel and the JOI 8 is an excellent device that puts paid to this belief,” said Prakash Mallya, Managing Director, Intel South East Asia.
“The JOI 8 runs on Windows 8.1 with Bing so everything you’ve been doing on your home PC – you can now bring with you everywhere you go. There’s no hassle of hunting down alternative apps to do your work when you have the real deal right in front of you!” said Sunny Ooi, Director of Consumer Channels Group, Microsoft Malaysia.
The JOI 8 is the first device in a series of Intel-powered Windows tablets to be released by SNS Network Sdn Bhd and will retail for RM499. A 10” variant of the tablet will also be released by SNS Network Sdn Bhd at a later date.
Consumers keen on getting their hands on a JOI 8 of their own will be able to place their orders for the tablet at Plaza Low Yat from the 4th until the 7th of September, 2014. After that, consumers will be able to pre-order the tablet at SNS Network Sdn Bhd outlets nationwide.
Early Bird Bundle1
Consumers looking to pre-order a tablet and a brand new TV can pick up the JOI 8 together with a Samsung 32” LED TV for only RM999 while stocks last.
Lazada – exclusive online retailer
For those of you who don’t feel like leaving the house to order the JOI 8 tablet, the tablet will be available for purchase online exclusively from September 4th to 10th at Lazada.com.my, Malaysia’s premium online shopping mall.
Trade in your old laptop for discounts of up to RM500 on your next purchase of an Intel powered device. Terms and conditions apply.
Win AirAsia BIG points
Consumers who purchase the JOI 8 or other Intel-powered devices at selected retailers will also be eligible to enter the ‘Fly for Free with BIG’ contest with RM5,000 worth of AirAsia BIG points to be won. The ‘Fly for Free with BIG’ contest ends 30th September 2014.
For more details visit: http://pcrefresh.intel.my/contest.php
Back by popular demand, get power-banks, McAfee Internet Security software, Dell USB speakers, wireless mice, and 8GB flash drives for only RM1 (while stocks last). For more details visit: http://pcrefresh.intel.my/event.php
JOI 8 specifications4
- Intel Atom Quad Core processor Z3735E
- 1GB DDR3 RAM
- 16GB storage (expandable via MicroSD)*
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing
- 1 year subscription to Office 365 Personal + 1TB free cloud storage space on OneDrive
- 8” 1280 x 800 display
- Rear 5MP camera and front 2MP camera
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Mini HDMI port
*System software uses significant storage space; your storage capacity will be less.
1 The promotion of buy a “JOI 8 tablet bundled with a 32” Samsung LED TV at a special price of RM999” is offered by SNS Network Sdn Bhd, and not Intel. Please contact SNS Network Sdn Bhd for more details and information. Available for only first 100 customers. Additional terms and conditions from SNS Network Sdn Bhd may apply.
2 The promotion of buying a JOI 8 tablet at a discount with trade-in is offered by SNS Network Sdn Bhd, and not Intel. Please contact SNS Network Sdn Bhd for more details and information. Additional terms and conditions from SNS Network Sdn Bhd may apply.
3 The promotion of “1 year subscription to Office 365 Personal as well as 1TB of free storage space on OneDrive” with the JOI 8 tablet is offered by SNS Network Sdn Bhd, and not Intel. Please contact SNS Network Sdn Bhd for more details and information. Additional terms and conditions from SNS Network Sdn Bhd may apply.
4 Pricing information on and specifications of JOI 8 tablet provided by SNS Network Sdn Bhd. Please contact SNS Network Sdn Bhd for more information/details or visit sns.com.my/gloo/joi8.asp
* For any information and details on the JOI 8 tablet, please contact SNS Network Sdn Bhd.
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