Karbonn Smart Tab 1 is among the earliest manufacturers to go through the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update and the first Indian tablet or smart phone manufacturer to come out with such updates to any smart phone or tablet.
Karbonn Mobiles has announces that Smart Tab 1 will get Jelly Bean update and all the tablets which will retails from August first week will be shipped with Jelly bean onboard further more there will be Android 4.0.3 update rolled out to the existing customers of it. Earlier this was available with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich just like the other tablets priced within Rs 10,000 range.
In the last week of June during the Google I/O, Google unveiled the Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on it and its priced at $ 199 in competition to the Amazon Kindle Fire. Launch of Nexus 7 tablet means that it has introduced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the world. The fact that Karbonn has managed to put together Jelly Bean firmware so fast is quite impressive.
This was done easy for the Karbonn as the Smart Tab 1 uses the MIPS based JZ4770 Jelly Bean compactible SoC. Quickly going through the specifications of Smart tab 1 its with 1.2 Ghz single core processor with 7 inches display screen and introduced with 3700 mAh battery and handful of options like HDMI support, Wi Fi, 3G support with USB dongle power. This tablet also beats the price of Nexus 7 and this is available for purchase in Sub continent at a price of Rs 7000.