BSNL, Public sector telecom operator, which recently launched low cost tablets including two mid range tablets, has received a great response from Indian consumers. The tablets carry a price tag in the range of Rs 3,499 – Rs 12,500.
According to Noida based Pantel Technologies, the company which manufactured the tablets, which come bundled with a BSNL connection — They have already received more than one Lakh pre orders over phone and online for the three tablets.
In addition, Pantel has also received an order for two lakh tablets from Sahara India.
The three BSNL Pantel tablets are:
A) Penta IS701R — an entry level tablet
Penta IS701R which is a WiFi only tablet has the following Specs:
1) Sports a 7 inch resistive touchscreen, which has a 800 x 600 pixel resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio.
2) Runs on Android 2.3 operating system
3) Powered by a 1 GHz processor
4) Has 256 MB RAM
5) 2 GB internal memory, expandable via a micro SD card
6) Has a VGA front facing camera for video calling
7) Connectivity options include an HDMI port enabling the tablet to be connected to a TV, WiFi
8) 3000 mAh battery
B) Penta Tpad_ws704c – A mid-range tablet
Specs of Penta Tpad_ws704c, a mid-range 7 inch tablet:
1) Sports a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen.
2) Has a 2 megapixel rear camera
3) Has 512 MB RAM
4) Offers 3G connectivity through a SIM slot, inbuilt A-GPS, an accelerometer, and Bluetooth
Other specs of Specs of Penta Tpad_ws704c are same as that in Penta IS701R.
C) Penta Tpad WS802C – Most expensive of the three
Penta Tpad WS802C Specs:
1) Sports an 8 inch capacitive screen
2) Powered by a faster 1.2 GHz processor
3) 512 MB RAM
4) 4 GB of storage
5) A SIM slot for 3G/2G connectivity.
Rest of the features like GPS, camera and Bluetooth are same as those in the Penta Tpad_ws704c.
Price and Availability: The tablets come in price range of Rs 3,499 – Rs 12,500. The delivery of tablets will begin . The tablets will be available in retail stores and BSNL outlets from March 1 i.e. tomorrow.