Top 15 cheapest 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablets in India for November 2013
KYMI rounds up the top 15 budget 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablets that pack in powerful specs and performance for November
The 7-inch budget Android tablet continues to thrive in India. With several indigenous and international players jumping on the bandwagon with their exciting tablet offerings, the Indian consumers have been spoiled for choices.
For this month we round up the best and latest 7-inch Android 4.1 ( or higher) Jelly Bean powered tablets that pack in impressive specs and performance for November 2013:
1. Videocon VT85C voice calling tablet
Successor to the earlier launched Videocon VT75C, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean powered VT85C brings on board the same voice calling capabilities and features in a attractive price and some more. Fitted with a 7-inch display and a 1024×600 pixels resolution, the device showcases a better 1.2GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor than its predecessor coupled with a 1GB of RAM.
The camera needs are taken care of by the 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA camera. Pre-loaded with apps like Facebook, Opera mini, NQ Mobile Security among others, the stylish tablet also includes a powerful 3,000mAh battery, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and expandable memory support up to 32GB using a microSD card.
Price: Rs 8,999
2. Kobo Arc tablet
The first Android tablet from the Canadian company, Kobo brings world-class digital reading platform to the consumers who are passionate about the books. The 7-inch tablet dubbedKobo Arc tablet sports a IPS HD display with a dual-core processor and Android 4.1.1 OS. Coupled with a 1GB of RAM the device also brings onboard a 1.3-megapixel front camera, Wi-Fi connectivity and dual front-facing speakers.
According to its Chief Content Officer, Michael Tamblyn, with the tablet the company aims at setting a new 'standard for digital reading in India' by delivering the very best from around the world and titles from the most beloved local authors, in partnership with some of the best retailers.
The company also houses a eBookstore featuring around 4-million titles with both Indian authors as well international bestselling authors like Dan Brown, Lee Child among others.
Price: Rs 11,999
3. Swipe Halo Plus
Another budget offering from Swipe Telecom in its Halo series is the Halo Value Plus tablet. Boasting of voice calling capabilities, the tablet is being offered in two variants catering to the storage needs of the consumers. You can either grab a 1GB RAM Halo Value Plus tablet for 6,999 or the one equipped with 512MB of RAM for Rs 6,699.
The overall specs for both the tablets remain the same and constitute of a 7-inch WVGA display with 1.2GHz Cortex A9 dual-core processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean running the show. The tablet also packs in a 4GB of in-built memory with 32GB support via microSD card, a 2-megapixel rear camera along with a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting, selflies and more along with connectivity options like 2G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS.
Price: Rs 5,949
4. Lava E-Tab Ivory voice calling tablet
Indigenous manufacturer, Lava adds another Android Jelly Bean tablet - Lava E-Tab Ivory to its tablet portfolio. This 7-inch budget voice calling tablet is fueled by a dual-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.2GHz and is complemented by a Power VRSGX531 ultra GPU and 1GB of RAM. The device houses a 2-megapixel rear camera with a VGA front camera along with a 3,000mAh battery and expandable 32GB memory support. Connectivity options are plenty and include 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The device also comes pre-loaded with loads of apps like OLX, PayTm, WhatsApp and games (Total Recall HD and NFS HD), in addition to Hungama.
Price: Rs 10,199
5. Xolo Play Tab 7.0
Xolo's first 7-inch (1280×800 pixel resolution) Android tablet powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset bowls you over with its impressive lists of specifications and a attractive price tag of Rs 12,999. The device sports a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A9 processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and 1GB of RAM. Bearing close resemblance to the Xolo Play T1000 smartphone, the tablet also comes equipped with a powerful 4,000mAh battery, 8GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot along with a host of connectivity option like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.
Price: Rs 12,999