Tablets seem to be the flavour of the season for Indian handset makers. The latest to join the foray is Videocon, with its 10-inch offering VT10. This tablet is already available through online deal site snapdeal.com
for Rs. 11,200.
Videocon VT10 sports a 10-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor along with 1GB of RAM. The tablet houses 2-megapixel front as well as rear cameras.
Interesting, when NDTV Gadgets contacted Videocon, the company denied officially launching the tablet. They further elaborated that the tablet will be available with select online retailers to gauge the market response and is expected to be launched officially by mid-January 2013.
In terms of battery, this tablet comes Li-Polymer-6800mAh battery, which the company claims that will give a browsing time of up to 4 hours. Also in terms of memory, this tablet comes with 8GB of internal memory, which can be expanded to up to 32GB.
Videocon VT10 will compete with the likes of Micromax Funbook Pro, Zync Z1000 Tablet and Karbonn Smart Tab 10. Micromax Funbook Pro comes with a 1.2GHz processor, runs on Android 4.0 (Android Ice Cream Sandwich) and is available at a best buy price of Rs. 9,999. Zync Z1000 Tablet is a 9.7-inch tablet, which too runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) but the company is promising an OS update for it soon. It comes with 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM and is available at a street price of Rs.10,990. Karbonn Smart Tab 10 on the other hand, is a 9.7-inch tablet, which is running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is priced at Rs. 10,490.
Videocon had recently entered in smartphone market with two new Android smartphones, the A20 and A30. The A20 is priced at Rs. 4,999 while the A30 costs Rs. 7,299.