Sister site took part today in the East European launch of the Prestigio Multipad Visconte tablet. This is Prestigio’s very first Windows 8.1 slate, so that’s what the fuss is about. Prestigio is a prolific company, launching a lot of handsets, tablets and phablets over the past 3 years.


The newcomer is dubbed Prestigio Multipad Visconte and it features a 10 inch IPS screen with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, WiFi and also 3G. Inside we’ve got an Intel Celeron dual core processor, a 64 bit unit clocked at 1.46 GHz, as well as 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. There’s also a 64 GB version of the device and the ability to add an extra 64 GB via microSD.


The device is priced at about $450, in the 32 GB version with WiFi support. The Prestigio Visconte tablets with Windows 8.1 have an intuitive design, that allows them to be used in multiple modes: touch mode or with a keyboard and mouse, in order to operate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Here’s a hands on with the device: