India-based device manufacturer Karbonn unveiled its Agnee tablet with 3G support at Qualcomm India 2012 event on Tuesday.
Karbonn Agnee is designed and developed by Innominds - an innovative solutions provider in the product engineering space - and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
"Karbonn Mobiles is envisioned to introduce innovative technology across the globe. We are pleased to announce Karbonn AGNEE, the first made in India 3G tablet based on QRD, which will surely take a step forward in making engaged mobility solutions a reality for the Indian consumers," said Pradeep Jain, Managing Director, Karbonn Mobiles.
Karbonn Agnee features a 7-inch screen and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS platform backed by a 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery. The tablet holds a SIM slot and comes with connectivity features like HDMI, WiFi and Bluetooth.
The tablet comes preloaded with many applications aimed at helping the education sector. The company also claimed that the device will support 22 Indian languages.
"This is not the 3G dongle enabled tablet - it's 3G is both voice and data enabled tablet. It is going to be customized to the Indian experience in terms of the apps and experience. That's what's going to be different. Ours will also be the first tablet to support 22 Indian languages," said Anil Katakam, EVP, Innominds Technologies.
The tablet will be available in three variants, of which Agnee L will be the first one to hit the retail shelves. This model features a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage on board. The company will announce the other two tablets in December.
The tablet is likely to be priced in the ₹10,000 bracket and would hit the market during Diwali.