The Micromax Funbook P280 tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and features a 7-inch TFT display with a WVGA (800x480 pixel) resolution. The tablet is powered by a 1GHz Cortex-A8 processor and 512MB of RAM. The Micromax Funbook P280 sports a 0.3-megapixel VGA front-facing camera for video calling.
The Funbook P280 comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. Along with the support for 3G connectivity via dongle, the Funbook P280 also includes standard Wi-Fi connectivity along with USB 2.0. The tablet packs a 2400mAh battery, which as per the company will provide up to 250 hours of standby time. The Micromax Funbook P280 comes preloaded with apps such as Spuul, Opera Mini, Kingsoft Office and M!Live.
Commenting on the launch, Vikas Jain, Co-Founder, Micromaxsaid, "Owing to the increased consumption of entertainment on mobile devices, we have tried to provide users with their one stop entertainment device with the Funbook P280. At Micromax, we have always aimed to empower a large consumer base in the country by offering them innovative devices reinforcing our commitment to democratize and massify technology. We are confident that the Funbook P280 would further strengthen our leadership pursuit in the tablet PC market."
Earlier in January, two new budget Micromax tablets, the Micromax Funbook P365 and Funbook P256, were listed at an online retailer at Rs. 6,990 (MRP stated as Rs. 7,990) and Rs. 4,692 (MRP stated as Rs. 5,490) respectively. The company has yet to announce them officially.
Micromax Funbook P280 key specifications