Indian tablet manufacturers have gone really crazy. With tablet PC are launched everyday or the other, they go no where after the launch. The manufacturers are never worried of providing OTA updates to their existing tablets and they are most worried about the new launches. This tablet would be competing with recently launched tablets like Ultra Tab A100 priced at Rs 6100, Funtab by Go Tech, New Reliance 3G Tab priced at Rs 15,000, Wickedleak Wammy Ethos priced at Rs 8,999, Simmtronics XPad at $ 81.
Intex iBuddy Tablet
Indian tablet PC manufacturers like Pantel has 4 tablets in their product line, Wickedleak has atleast 3 tablets, iBerry has two tablet atleast and HCL too has half a dozen under their product listing. Today it turned out to be Intex Technologies launching their second Android tablet by announcing iBuddy. Intex has already launched iTab in March this year.
iBuddy is with ultra slim design and its with thickness of 9 mm which makes it as the slimmest 7 inches tablet in India. This is a complete entertainment device and this is targeted for the youngster and urban professional users who looks to have a computing device at their hand for all digital needs.
Going through the specifications of this tablet, its with 7 inches capacitive touchscreen display providing a maximum resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and this is powered with 1 Ghz single core processor. This is equipped with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and it includes front facing camera which can be used for video chat. The device includes 512 MB of DDR3 RAM and 4 GB of internal memory for storing various media files and folders.
The tablet is with just good enough batter of 2350 mAh and its supports internet access via Wi Fi. For those who have no option for Wi Fi, they can make use of external USB dongle for internet access. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest version of the Google’s released Android platform launched in December last year available for both tablet and smart phone. It features some of the newly introduced features like Face Unlock, Data Management, intuitive user interface and minimalistic design.
To sum it up, Intex i-Buddy is with the following features -
- 7 inch (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display
- 1 GHz processor
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
- Front-facing camera for video chatting
- 9 mm thick and weighs 316 grams
- 512 MB DDRIII RAM, 4 GB internal memory
- Expandable memory up to 32 GB
- 3G dongle support via a USB
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, mini USB port
- 2350 mAh battery
Intex iBuddy Price & Availability
iBuddy is priced at Rs 6500 for sale in India only. This tablet will be sold in various top cities and major towns in South India right now via various distributors and resellers. Once that is done, it would be available in various other regions like North, East and West.
Also along with that Intex provides introductory offer for early purchases with exclusive leather cover and attached keyboard costing Rs 2590 for free. Intex has serious plans of its tablet PC venture and its planning to launch new models in the coming months as well.
Other tablets which you can check out are Attitude Daksha, Micromax Funbook, Lacs Tablet, Beetel Magiq 3G Tablet, Mercury mTab, BSNL TPad, Fujezone 3G Tablet, Sruta 7 Tablet, Micromax P300 Tablet, Mercury mtab2 tablet, Zinglife z97t, HCL Me X Tablet, Tabplus Rio Tablet, Reliance 3G Tablet, Spice Mi 270, Zync Z990, Eser A10 tablet.