After a successful writing venture in the smartphone market, Salora International Ltd (SIL) forayed into the budget tablet segment on Wednesday with a new range of tablets called Protab.   

The company has introduced two tablets in this range which includes Salora Protab and Salora Protab HD. The Salora Protab HD tablets comes with a 7-inch LCD multi-touch capacitive screen with a pixel resolution of 1024X600 and is powered by ARM Cortex A9 1.2GHz processor. The tablet runs on Android Jelly Bean operating system and houses a 0.3-megapixel front camera. It comes with a memory of 1GB RAM and an internal memory of 4GB onboard which is expandable. The device measures 9.9 mm thick, weighs 290 grams and packs a 3,200mAh battery which claims to give a backup of 4 to 5 hours of video playback time. Salora Protab HD is available for ₹5,499.

"After a successful launch of the smart phone which got an exceptional review and response, we at Salora are excited to launch its power packed Tablet PC series called Salora Protab. Combining features such as an ultra-fast processor, long standing battery backup, high quality camera, pre embedded applications, impressively low weight and stylish appeal, Salora Protab will enthrall and cater the needs of tech savvy consumers today. With impressive specs the Protab is not only set to compete with leading brands in its category but will also provide consumers a stunner in a budget that won't lead to another EMI," said Gopal Kumar Jiwarajka, Chairman & Managing Director, Salora International Ltd.

On the other hand, Salora Protab sports a 7-inch screen with 800X480 pixel resolution and is powered by 1.5GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor. This tablet runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and packs a memory of 512 MB RAM with 4GB internal storage. The tablet supports WIFI and USB, and has a 0.3-megapixel front camera backed by a 3200 mAh battery. The device is priced at ₹4,999.