India seems full on for tablet competition in 2012. Just few days back, two major Indian brands, HCL and Micromax have released tablets running on the Google’s current latest Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. HCL has released three ICS based table named Me Tab U1 and two MyEdu tabs, while Micromax comes with the Funbook. This time Karbonn Mobiles decides to enter into this tough competition. It’ll be a well configured budget friendly Android 4.0 tablet called the Smart Tab 1, or it’s also known as Karbonn ST1.
It will feature a 7.0-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 5-point multi-touch support and 3D G-Sensor for better gaming experience. Heart of the Smart Tab 1 is 1.2GHz processor and it’s exactly running on Android version 4.0.3. Furthermore it comes built with 8GB of internal memory and can be expandable up to 32GB through SD/T-Flash cards.
You will find an impressive
5.0 megapixels rear facing camera that’s capable to record 720p videos and features HD video playback at 1080p. It can capture at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and features digital zoom. It has multi format video player and music player to be in enjoyment all the time you wish. It’s powered by a Li-ion 3700mAh battery that claims to offer 8 hours of video playback using earphones as well as 25 hours of music playback, in addition to 7 hours of internet surfing time.
As per its connectivity options, it comes equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, USB port, HDMI port, etc. Other features are; it supports browser for surfing, have Email, Instant Messaging, and social networking services, etc. There is no confirmation about its pricing yet but expected to be a wallet friendly tablet. It’s expected that, this upcoming Android ICS based tablet won’t exceed Rs 10,000/-.
Update: You can pre-order this Ice Cream Sandwich based tablet from the official online store.