Top 10 Budget Tablets In India
The Indian market is buzzing with a host of tablet PCs, but only a handful are really worth your time. EFYTimes picks the top 10 best budget tablet devices available in the stores for you. Welcome to the world of tabbing!
PCs are passe. Tablets are the talk of the town these days. There was a time when Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Dell Streak and BlackBerry Playbook were some of the few known names in the tablet domain. With their exorbitant price tags and high-end specifications, most of these gadgets still remain elusive to the common man's reach. However, in the present scenario, there are a slew of tablet devices available online as well in retail stores that are designed for the masses and offered at budget prices to the Indian consumers.
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The Olive Pad has earned rave reviews in the recent times. It also happens to be one of the earliest local devices to hit the Indian market. The Olive Pad boasts of some excellent features at a very reasonable price tag. It comes preloaded with Android V2.2 (Froyo) OS, a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT capacitive touchscreen and 3G features.
The other key specs of Olive Pad include 0.3-megapixel secondary camera, 600 MHz ARM11 processor, Wi-Fi, 32 GB expandable memory and push mail support.
Online Price: Rs 14,999
Offered at a budget price, the iBall Slide also found a place in our shortlisted tablet devices' list. Powered with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, iBall Slide offers a 17.8-cm (7-inch) capacitive touchscreen display, 3.2-megapixel front camera and 2 GB expandable memory storage. Armed with 1 GHz ARM Cortex- A8 processor, iBall Slide comes Wi-Fi enabled for the users.Online Price: Rs 13,995
Reliance 3G Tab
A recent entrant into the tablet domain, the 3G Tab by Reliance comes preloaded with superb features at a budget price range. The Reliance 3G Tab comes integrated with a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT LCD touchscreen display, 2-megapixel camera and Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It offers expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, Wi-Fi and 800 MHz processor.Online Price: Rs 12,999
A recent offering from Spice Mobility, Spice M1-720 tablet is an entry-level tablet device designed for the masses. The key features of th‚Äéis tablet include a 2-megapixel camera, 0.3-megapixel secondary camera and 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT touchscreen display. The device packs a 800 MHz Scorpion processor, Wi-Fi, 32 GB expandable memory and Android 2.2 Froyo OS.Online Price: Rs 11,990
Next in the line of budget tablets' listi is the ZII07 by Creative. Powered with Android 2.2 Froyo operating system, it boasts of a 2-megapixel primary camera as well as a 2-megapixel secondary camera. The other key features include a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT touchscreen display, 768 MHz processor, 16 GB expandable storage and Wi-Fi.Online Price: Rs 11,000
HCL ME AE7-A1
HCL has recently announced its 'ME' series tablet PCs that are offered at exceptionally low bracket price range. One of the devices in this series, HCL ME AE7-A1, comes equipped with a 17.8-cm (7-inch) resistive touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, ARM 11 800 MHz processor 256 MB DDR2 of RAM, in-built accelerometer, G Sensor and Android V2.2 (Froyo) OS. Online Price: Rs 10,333
Beetel Magiq II
If your budget happens to be below 10K, the remaining tablets are designed for you too. These devices offer decent features to the users at extremely low prices. The Beetel Magiq II packs a 2-megapixel primary as well as secondary camera, a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT touchscreen, 768 MHz processor, Android 2.2, 16 GB expandable storage and Wi-Fi.Online Price: Rs 9,500
Black Elemente 701
The Black Elemente 701 tablet is another budget device which comes equipped with basic but decent specs to match the price tag. This low-cost tablet comes preloaded with a 17.8-cm (7-inch) multi-touch HD display, external 3G, Wi-Fi, Android 2.1 OS and a 1 GHz processor. You can get 32 GB expandable memory and 8GB internal memory storage with this device.Online Price: Rs 8,999
Binatone has released tablets tailor-made to your tight budget. It offers HomeSurf in the range of 8K and easyTab as low as Rs 6,699 in the Indian market. Binatone HomeSurf packs Android 2.1, a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT colour display, eBook reader, voice recorder, Web browser and voice recorder. Whereas the easyTab comes enabled with QWERTY keypad, a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT display, music player, video player and Android 2.1 OS.Online Price: Rs 7,999
The most recent entrant to join the tablet bandwagon in the Indian market is the Fly Vision. This low-cost Android tablet packs a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT LCD touchscreen, Android 2.2 and a 1.3-megapixel camera. The Vision tablet comes powered with 600 MHz Rockchip 2818 chipset processor, 256MB RAM and 16GB external micro SD card. It also features Bluetooth, USB 2.0, WiFi and 3G.Online Price: Rs 7,299--Amit Shrivastava