India is witnessing a sudden spree of Android devices in India and while operators are launching their own Android tablets, a Delhi based company has launched an Android tablet for $99 (~INR 4,500).
The $99 base model tablet (named Magnum Pepper Tablet PC) runs on Android 2.2 OS and comes with an 800 MHz processor and 256MB RAM. It has a 7-inch LCD sensitive touch display (resistive, though not specified in the specs).
The $99 model will support Wi-Fi, RJ45 LAN port, USB 2.0, MicroSD card support up to 32GB (default memory being 4G), 3G compatible dongle, 3.5mm jack, G-sensors, front camera and has built-in 2GB of memory.
Specs: Magnum Pepper
- 7 inch LCD sensitive touch display (800*480)
- WIFI enabled
- Supports 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ45)
- Support USB 2.0
- Support Micro SD card (maximum 32 GB)
- 3G compatible dongle
- 3.5 mm stereo headset jack
- G- sensors 360 degree
- Front camera
- Built in 2GB memory
- Android 2.2 version
- Supported audio formats eg: MP3,AAC,WMA,AAC+
- Supported Video formats eg: 3GP, AVI, MP4, H.264,720P [more]
An impressive spec, and a super affordable price – this will define the competitive landscape for rest of the companies.
Will tablets bring the much needed PC revolution in India? Or there is a a ‘tablet-bubble’ in making? What’s your opinion?
Recently launched tablets in India include Bharti’s Android tablet for Rs. 9999 and Reliance’s tablet for Rs. 12,999/.