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Technology firm Simmtronics has launched a new voice-calling 3G tablet PC Xpad Freedom in India.

Speaking on the product launch, Managing Director of Simmtronics Indrajit S Sabharwal said, "We are enthralled with the introduction of this new tablet. This customized tab is designed for technology lovers who wish to use both 3G and 2G in a single device, which is enriched with a quad-core processor. We have manufactured a uni-body enclosure and refined to process to be even more material-efficient and extract with tolerances measured in microns, mono-crystalline diamond cut-edges and sleek metallic finishes, designed to satisfy high-standards."

The latest Xpad tablet sports a 7.8-inch IPS retina display screen with 1024x768p resolution and runs on the Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with PowerVR SGX 544MP graphics engine.

Other notable features include 1GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB), 5.0-megapixel primary camera and 2.0-megapixel VGA camera. On the connectivity front, it houses dual-SIM slots (3G + 2G), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro USB v2.0 and HDMI port v1.4.

The company has reportedly priced the PC Xpad Freedom at ₹13,999 and is currently listed on the website of e-retailer Flipkart, however, the sales have of tablet are yet to begin.

With the upcoming Diwali season, price tags of tablets in the market are likely to shrink further. The latest 3G voice-calling Simmtronics tablet will compete with Samsung Tab 2 and Tab 3 (T211), Nexus 7 variants, Asus Fonepad, Lenovo Idea Tab A3000, Micromax Canvas Tab and many more.

Key specifications of Simmtronics Xpad Freedom:


Simmtronics Xpad Freedom


7.8-inch IPS retina display with 1024x768p resolutions


Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean


1.2GHz quad-core processor


PowerVR SGX 544MP graphics engine



Storage capacity

8GB, expandable up to 32GB


Main: 5.0-megapixels camera

Front: 2.0-megapixel camera


5000 mAh Lithium Ion


2G & 3G


Dual-SIM (3G + 2G), voice-call feature, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micro-USB v2.0, HDMI v1.4, microSD card slot