Adding on to the list of ever-growing low–cost tablets for the growing students and masses is Kobian with its iXA Tab. The sub 4k ultra thin tab comes loaded with Android 2.3, weighs 341gm and has a resistive touch screen. Additionally, the slate is equipped with a core processor that clocks at 1GHz and packs 512MB of RAM and 4GB internal storage that can be expanded to 32GB through MicroSD. Other features include 0.3 megapixel camera and built-in Wi-Fi.
Kobian is the company behind Mercury tablets and recently launched Mercury mTab Neo2 tablet (priced at Rs. 14,999/).
Though the tab is priced low it will see stiff competition from Ubislate 7 that has a capacitive screen. The iXA Tab begins booking from May 23, 2012 and is priced at Rs 3,999. Given the price tag it is definitely a grab on and if it comes cheaper than a mobile phone (though important to note that Ubislate 7, which is cheaper than Kobian also has SIM facility, doubling as a phone and tablet.