Karbonn Mobiles has announced that its Smart tablet will now come with Android Jelly Bean on board, making it the first affordable Indian tablet to offer the latest version of Android operating system. The company had launched its Smart Tablet in July 2012
with Android Ice Cream Sandwich on board for Rs. 6,999.
Commenting on the rollout, Pradeep Jain, Managing Director, Karbonn Mobiles, said, "Building on our success with mobile handsets in India, Karbonn is pleased to be a leader in bringing an Android 4.1 tablet to the market, and the first company in the world to offer an Android 4.1 tablet at such an affordable price point. We intend to be the leading marketer in the Indian tablet market, wherein we wish to reach up to 200 thousand units per month by focusing on enterprise business solutions, segmentation, education, healthcare, hospitality and next-generation business verticals".
Karbonn confirmed that the Jelly Bean update will be rolled out to existing users of the Smart Tab.
The other key features of the Karbonn Smart Tab are 7-inch screen, 1.2 GHz processor, 3700 mAh battery. In comes with a 2 MP front camera, and there are also pre-embedded applications such as Karbonn Smart Browser and Karbonn Smart games.
Of course, Google Nexus 7 was the first tablet to come with Android Jelly Bean on board. Some of the most notable features that this new operating system brings on board are Google Now, offline voice typing, expandable notifications and improvements for the Android Beam.
Karbonn Mobiles also has plans to launch 9.7-inch tablet in September, which too will be running on Android Jelly Bean platform.
- Screen: 7-inch tablet with five-point touchscreen
- Display: 800X 480 pixel
- OS: Android Jelly Bean
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi and 3G support through USB dongle
- Camera: 2 megapixel front camera
- Battery: 3700 mAh battery
- Processor: 1.2 GHz
Budget Tablets in pics