After a serious of few low cost mobile tablets release in the Indian market, Intex Technologies long plan of Android tablet certainly becomes a reality buts the question is, is it too late for them to release? They have finally come up with an Android tablet and add one to the fatty tablet PC market in India. If you look around you will find more than two dozens of Android tablet below Rs 8,000. Indian tablet market is crazy as it demands affordable Android tablet just like Aakash and its certainly not easy to keep the tablet price as low as the Indian Government is doing out. In turn consumers are confused whether to go with faulty Aakash tablet or pay higher amount and get better tablets. Anyways here comes the debut of Intex in Android tablet market segment.
Intex i-Tab Tablet
Going through the specifications of newly announced i Tab by Intex, certainly it’s not among the commonly spotted 7 inches tablets. It comes with 8 inches capacitive two point touch screen display in competition to existing Attitude Daksha tablet, Micromax Funbook and Karbonn Smart Tab1 and lot many others. It has 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor and has 512 MB RAM. The Android version included in this tablet is Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and this is certainly not the latest Android development, this something users should go through as there are many other alternatives with Android 4.0 available at this price as well. It comes with 8 GB inbuilt memory storage and has expandable memory of up to 32 Gb in size using the micro SD card. With 5000 mAh strong battery the tablets claims to provide a backup time of atleast 6 hours minimum.
This tablet has the internet access via Wi Fi which is inbuilt, 3G through dongle and USB port as well. It has front facing camera which can be used for video chat and video calls and to provide office suite works; it comes with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point viewer. And it comes with pre-loaded applications such as Adobe Reader, Angry Birds which is the famous games, Solitaire, Talking Tom and lot more on this application. You can install more Android applications by going through the Android Play Store which was previously known as the Android Market. Weighting at 475 grams this is the perfect choice for the users who love to carry entertainment at their perk. It comes within built GPS position tracking system on Google Maps and 3.5 mm headset jack.
During the launch Intex Technologies general manager announced that iTab will certainly offer an entertaining, enriching and engaging experience to the consumer who buys this. Intex will expand its portfolio by introducing new variants of this tablet in the form of various form factors like 7 inches variant and 10 inches variant of the same.
As an introductory offer, Intex offers this tablet bundled with other free goodies like Intex 3G data card, LAN Adapter, exclusive leather cover for the tablet and a pair of Reebok sunglasses. i-Tab can be brought at various retailers like Reliance Digital, Bajaj Electronics, Digital Shoppy and other retailers throughout the country. Intex have priced this tablet at Rs 11,900 and this is an impressive launch. Certainly Intex wouldn’t be among the best alternatives to the Aakash tablet. If you are a $ 35 Aakash tablet fan boy then stop dreaming about it and looks for its alternative as the Datawind deals with Government is cancelled.
If you take our verdict, there is nothing much interesting in the tablet as the specifications remain same just like other tablets in the market. Intex i-Tab will certainly compete with BSNL TPad, Fujezone 3G Tablet, Sruta 7 Tablet, Micromax P300 Tablet, Mercury mtab2 tablet, Lacs Tablet, Beetel Magiq 3G Tablet, Cisco Cius Tablet, Zinglife z97t, HCL Me X Tablet, Tabplus Rio Tablet, Reliance 3G Tablet, Spice Mi 270, Huawei Mediapad 7, Zync Z990, Wishtel Ira tablets Eser A10 tablet available at $ 51, Zync Z990 tablet, Ematic eGlide Prism & POV ProTab 2 Tablets, Hyundai A7 tablet with Android 4.0 ICS at $ 110, Olivetti OliPad and OliPad Graphos and lot many coming up very frequently.