Desi Tablets Launched In India Last Month
It's time for tablets to rule the technology world in India. No points for guessing that Google's Android operating system is driving this growth. India is getting crazier for Android tablets with every passing day and companies are leaving no stone unturned for encashing on the trend. You can get an Android tablet for as low as Rs 3,699. The month gone by witnessed the launch of a wide range of Android tablets. If you have missed on those, we have brought a compiled report for you. Read on...
Intex's Slimmest 7-Inch Tablet i-Buddy
Intex Technologies has brought a new offering in the 17.8-cm (7-inch) tablet domain called Intex i-Buddy. The company claims that it is the slimmest tablet in this size in India. It is 9mm thick and is touted as an infotainment device. The company is offering the second model in its tablet series in South India after the successful launch of its first 8-inch tablet - The INTEX i-Tab in March this year. The tablet runs Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS and is powered with 1 GHz processor. The model features five-point touch capacitive screen with a support flash of 11.1. This gives the user a smooth zoom-in and zoom-out experience. Supporting a DDRIII RAM of 512MB, the tablet gives you an option of expanding the memory upto 32GB via flash drives. Sporting 3G dongle support via a USB and front facing camera for easy video chatting via skype, the tablet comes with a host of multimedia functionality such as audio support, video support, preloaded games (Angry Birds Fruit Ninja etc), connecting though GPRS and Wi-Fi, access to social networking sites from Intex Zone, etc. The tablet is equipped with Office Suite for viewing and editing of documents without worrying about short battery life. With media usage, the back-up of i-Buddy is 3 hours. One of the notable features in the tablet is its Team viewer which allows you to control your PC remotely. Some of the other features are Google voice search, multi-language, ebook reader, dictionary, calculator, calendar and few free Android applications. As an introductory offer, Intex has bundled i-Buddy with an exclusive leather cover with attached keyboard. The MRP of this accessory is Rs. 2590 which is being provided to i-Buddy consumers at no extra cost.
Price: Rs 6,490
SWIPE Telecom's Android-Based 3D Tablet
California-headquartered SWIPE Telecom has introduced a range of three tablet devices in India. Out of the three tablets launched, 3D LIFE looks the most interesting offering. The company claims that it is India's first 3D Tablet PC. Speaking to EFYTimes.com, Shripal Gandhi, founder and chief executive officer, SWIPE Telecom, said, "3D LIFE is targeted towards kids and youth as it provides a wonderful experience of 3D gaming and 3D videos." The tablets sports a 17.8-cm (7-inch) TFT five point touch capacitive screen packing 800X480 pixels. It runs Google's Android 4.03 Ice Cream Sandwich and an A13 Cortex processor on 1.5GHZ clock speed. It comes packed with 4GB internal memory and a 512 MB DD RAM. The tablet can play videos for 5-6 hours at stretch offers a large battery life with a 3400 mAH battery. 3D LIFE also boasts of a 2MP front camera that supports video calling.
Price: Rs 5,999
Pantel's Android-Based Penta T-Pad IS701C Tablet PC
Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL) has launched their advanced Android Tablet PC named IS701C in the Indian market. The IS701C is an Internet slate with a cortex A8 1GHz processor and a 7 inch 800X480 pixel full angle TFT LCD capacitive multi-touch screen. The device comes with Google's Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich operating software. The Penta T-Pad IS701C Tablet PC is a Wi-Fi device with 3G USB dongle support. It has a host USB 2.0 port and an additional micro USB port and a 0.3 MP front camera to capture the images of your loved ones. It responds instantly and accurately to every touch, drag, zoom, or twist of the fingers. It is pre-loaded with many applications that include Facebook, Twitter, Angry Birds, Skype for video calling, and many more that keep the users hooked on to this tablet for hours as there is a 6+ hours of battery back-up. It boasts of the best battery back-up in its class. The tablet has a 512 MB DDR III RAM, with an internal storage of 4GB (expandable to 32GB). The device comes with a 720p HDMI port that enhances the viewing pleasure. A 16:9 aspect ratio and 16M colors TFT-LCD display adds to the viewer's experience.
Price: Rs 4,999
Karbonn's Jelly Bean Tablet Smart Tab 1
Karbonn Mobiles is known for introducing low-cost smartphones in the market. However, it has been in news for an entirely different reason of late- the company plans to launch an Android Jelly Bean tablet. Well, the news is that the company has finally taken the plunge and launched the much-awaited Jelly Bean tablet. And this will be the world's cheapest Jelly Bean tablet- Smart Tab 1. The tablet will sport the ultra low-power MIPS-Based SoC from Ingenic. The tablet comes with 17.7-cm (7-inch) capacitive 5 Point multi-touch screen, a 2-megapixel front camera, support for HDMI, 32GB of expandable storage via the microSD card slot and 3G support through a USB dongle. All in all, it has all the essential features that you may need. Those who already own a Smart Tab 1, need not worry. You will soon receive a free upgrade to the latest Jelly Bean OS.
Price: Rs 6999
Zync Intros Z-909 Plus Tablet For Rs 3,699
Encashing on the demand for low-end tablets in India, Zync Global Private Limited has introduced Z-909 Plus, which is priced at Rs 3,699. The offing comes soon after the company launched its model Z-999. The new sub-4K tablet features a 17.8-cm (7-inch) resistive touch screen and is powered by a 1GHz processor. The tablet runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It comes packed with 3000 mAH battery, which means users can use it for long hours. It also features 256 MB RAM and 4GB in-built memory, which can be expanded up to 16 GB via MicroSD card. The tablet weighs 360 grams, which makes the device easily portable. It also has a micro and macro USB port for attaching external dongles and a keyboard. The specs of the tablet include 17.8-cm (7-inch) resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 800x480 pixels, 256 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storag, 1 GHz processor, 0.3 MP front facing camer, upto 16 GB of expandable memory, Wi-Fi, 3G (inside/outside) Outside Via Dongle, USB(Micro/Macro) Bot, G Sensor and 3000 mAh Li-ion battery.
Price: Rs 3,699
-- Diksha P Gupta