Tablets are changing our world. There is no question that we are seeing a great shift in the technology. Remember the days 20 years back, when we were happy with computer at home and now we are playing with portable tablet computer. Technological environment has changed drastically in last two years. It is to note that the tablet world was started by Apple with iPad, available for around Rs 26,000 in India. Now, there are many players in the market. Tablets are available with gamut of features and in various price ranges. Interestingly, a London base company DataWind with the IIT, Rajasthan has developed tablet just of Rs 2500, called as Aakash tablet. Quad, an Indian company based in Hyderabad is manufacturing the product.
List of tablets that fit into your small budget
It is world's ultra low cost Tablet PC. Price – Rs 2,500. For applications, the Aakash will have access to Getjar, in place of Android Market.
Android Froyo v 2.2
2100 mAh , 1.5 hours battery life
Arm11 – 366 Mhz processor
Wespro Touch Sceen Tablet PC with 3G
It is 7" Touch Screen LCD display Tablet PC, which works with 3G and Wi-Fi. Its price is Rs 5,999. The device is available in White color.
Highlights: Google Android 2.2 OS, Flash Player, Wi-Fi, Multimedia, Email, Camera, VIA8650 800MHz processor, 256MB DDR RAM
Binatone Home Surf Touch Android Tablet
It is an 8.0” inch Android tablet. Its price is Rs. 8,995
Highlights: Google Android Donut v1.6, 667MHz processor, 128MB RAM, 2GB memory, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Reliance 3G Tab Android Tablet
Reliance has coined its tablet with attractive data plan. However, the tablet is also available without the data plan. Its price is Rs 12,999 without any data plan.
Highlights: Android Gingerbread, 7” capacitive touch display, ARM Processor, 512MB RAM, Mobile TV, voice/video calling feature, 2 Megapixel Camera + Front VGA Camera ,up to 32 GB Memory Card (4GB Included), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth, GPS with Maps, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, IM
Spice Tab Mi-720
Spice Tab Mi-720 is a 7 inch tablet with voice calling feature. It has 2MP primary and VGA secondary camera. It offers 3G, Wi-Fi & USB connectivity. Its price is Rs 12,999. For review of Spice Mi-720 Click.
Highlights: Android v2.2 (Froyo), 256 MB RAM, 800 MHz processor, 2MP primary, VGA secondary camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, voice calling, video calling
Spice Tab Mi-720 is available at http://www.saholic.com/tablets/spice-tab-mi-720-1002101
Aakash Tablet is available on sale online. If you also want to get a tablet for just @Rs.2500, place an order. You can also wait for Aakash's new commerical version - Ubislate 7. Its will have faster processor and its price will be Rs. 3000