Simmtronics semiconductors Ltd , the home-grown electronics manufacturer, announced its latest addition X-801 to the XPAD tablet range at ₹8,499.
The company which aims at the budget tablet market, has launched its second tablet with voice calling and GPRS capabilities. The indigenous Simmtronics XPAD X-801 tablet sports an 8-inch capacitive multi touch-screen with a display resolution of 800 x 600 pixels.
"In our strategy to reach out to our audience with most innovative products, we are launching X-801 which features built-in voice calling and 2G connectivity support. This tablet PC enables you to make phone calls from your tablet and to surf internet with 2G speed via the SIM card. It also supports USB dongles to surf internet on a 3G speed. Its 8 inch widescreen elegantly displays large format magazines and apps and let people to use it either vertically or horizontally," said Indrajit Sabharwal, managing director, Simmtronics.
The tablet is powered by 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 processor and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The device comes with a detachable keyboard case and speaker. It equips a dual-band GSM radio which enables users to receive and make voice calls. The tablet also supports Android Gravity games and application downloads. It ships with a 2.0 megapixel camera at the back and 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera. It packs a 512 MB RAM and 8 GB internal storage onboard, which is expandable up to 32 GB. The tablet also supports 3G network via dongle.
According to the company, the tablet will hit the market soon. The company is also expected to expand its tablet market in the coming days, by releasing many more such tablets.