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Full list of Tablets in India – The story so far…

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India is warming up to tablets. The sales are at 8000 units per month, but that will only pick up when two things happen – hardware prices fall and so does the data plans. Hardware prices have a wide range right now. The cheapest can go for Rs. 8000 (check out on Ebay, you may get it even lower) and the most expensive one can run up to Rs. 40,000. The data plans, lets just say, one hasn’t settled yet – subscribers and providers alike.

So what does this nascent market look like? It is not the most vibrant of the markets like in America, Europe or China. It is picking up slowly. Indian consumers had a chance to buy from a choice of 10 tablets launched at various stages. Two new tablets which have received rave reviews across – iPad 2 and Motorola Xoom – are rumored to hit Indian shores. The new tablets not withstanding, India has seen some decent tablets. It all started with Olivepad and reached the crescendo with the launch of iPad. In between, there were quite a few tablets. Let’s take a look at them all.

Olivepad

Olivepad is the pioneer. It could probably be the first tablet to be launched in India. Priced at Rs. 25,000, Olivepad packs in a lot of hardware. OlivePad is ideally suited for mobile internet and browsing with 3.5G HSUPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It comes with a 3 megapixel in-built camera and a front camera. Olivepad comes with a 7-inch capacitive touch screen.

olivepad

Binatone HomeSurf

Dubbed as poor man’s iPad, Home Surf has 128 mb RAM, ARM11 667 MHz processor and 2GB internal storage and an 8-inch resistive screen. Built-in Stereo Speakers and microphone, Li-Ion Rechargeable battery which can support up to 4 Hrs video playback on full charge  and one miniUSB port. Cost : Rs. 8995. More

binatone-tablet

Infibeam Phi

Phi runs ARM9’s 600 MHz processor with 8GB storage and 256 MB RAM. Though, it has a 7-inch resistive touch screen. Phi has Wi-Fi but doesn’t have Bluetooth or microphones on-board. Infibeam Phi costs Rs. 14999.

infibeam-Phi

Accor @Pad

7-inch TFT Full touch display, Built-in Wi-Fi 2GB flash memory. Expandable to 32 GB through MicroSD card, battery backup : 4 to 5 hours, USB ports available – Can connect external mouse, keyboard or hard drive and Ethernet. @Pad comes with 128 MB RAM and is powered by 400 MHz VIA VM8505. Price : Rs. 9999. 

Accord-pad

Wespro ePad

At Rs. 7999, this is still the cheapest tablet launched in India. Wespro pad has 7-inch resistive touch screen, VIA WM8505 400MHz, 2GB NAND flash memory, WiFi, 128 MB RAM and Ethernet connectivity. But you can imagine at 400 MHz there is not much you can do with it !

Wespro-tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Launched at a price of Rs. 37,000, Galaxy Tab has settled at a price of Rs. 24,900. Though Olivepad was launched much earlier, Galaxy Tab was the one which created flutter. Probably the ad spend of Samsung and the ‘star power’ of Karan Johar helped Galaxy Tab reach that status. Galaxy Tab’s specs include :  7” TFT-LCD, front-facing and rear-facing cameras, 1GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi and in-built speakers. Read our Samsung Galaxy Tab Vs Olivepad comparison article.

Samsung galaxy tab

Notion Ink Adam

A 178 degree rotating swivel camera, a touchpad at the back, pixelQI screen to facilitate sunlight reading and a radio to go with it. All these are features of Notion Ink Adam. Though Notion Ink isn’t retailing at any stores, there is a strong family sentiment in selling the tablets. The tablets are sold to people who comment on Notion Ink blog. A nice way to get around the supply problem.

Notion Ink Adam

Apple iPad

Two weeks after iPad was launched, the price was dropped by 3K. The cheapest iPad is available for Rs. 24500. iPad has a 9.7 inch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixel and a lot of apps which Android tablets can only dream of. Everyone just love to have one of these. Enough has been said about this tablet.

iPad2 cover

Motorola Xoom, the first decent Android tablet and iPad 2 are rumored to be hitting Indian ports sometime soon. Until that happens, these are the noteworthy tablets India has seen and bought.

Needless to say, iPad still rules the roost.

[This post has been reproduced from The Gadget Fan]

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  2. Tech Flashed says

    nice one .

  3. Kumar Kulwinder says

    koi mujhe bata skta hai k sasta aur takau tablet kon sa hai?

  4. Kundan Bhardwaj says

    What do you personally think about Akash Tablet ? Is it worth buying ?

  5. pranil says

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    please visit http://www.tabonly.com/

  6. Daring Abbas says

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  8. Sandeep says

    I just bought the all new Wpad from http://www.wickedleak.org and i must say its really a very good tablet and website to buy it from. I am really happy and recommend this to all who would love to buy a tablet at a economical rate which is as good as 4500 Rs.

  9. Sumit Singh says

    NICE

  10. Sandip says

    You like this tablet ?
    Please tell me .

  11. Sachin Thomas says

    Hello All,

    Great News for all,

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  12. aronstone says

    a lil bit costly

  13. Ritesh says

    galaxy tab is useless…. its damn costly, cleaver people will go 4 bike
    akash tab is best if problem is their u wont feel bad in throwing also just 3000 rs (y) cool

  14. tabletpcworld.in says

    Visit tabletpcworld.in for best deals.

    10 inch (capacitive (multitouch), builtinSIM slot, Cortex 1.2Ghz, HDMI, USB,Android 2.3, Mem Card Slot upto 32GB) costs 13k only

    7inch (capacitive (multitouch), Cortex 1.5Ghz, HDMI, USB, Android 2.3, external3g, Mem Card Slot upto 32GB) costs 7999 only..

  15. Gajendra Nagani says

    I like only apple iped.

  16. Reema Nayak says

    I have galaxy tab.

  17. 'Chaitanya Saphale says

    wah…
    so cheap….

  18. Abhijith Jm says

    wowwwwwww..but price is tooo costly.

    1. Kiran Krishna says

      haiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

  19. Farhan Khan says

    mast tab bhalo che…………………………..

  20. Ashish Sharma says

    I am waiting for new comer.

  21. rashid says

    dear sir i want to purchase a tablet between 10k 2 15k with key pad and internet nd huge memory status.

  22. Akshay Xe says

    muah!

  23. Akash Parmar says

    nice…

  24. Suresh Kumar says

    jaffa entra edhi worst ga pettav cheap ante ardham thelusa.

  25. Ashish Kr Singh says

    how is akash tablet?

  26. Abhishek Mittal says

    akash the tablet taaaaaa lao.

  27. Sharan Shah says

    Which Tab is good? Samsung or Reliance 3G?

  28. kunal says

    sir i want to buy a tablet having price near abut 10 to 15 thousand which company u preefer a good

  29. Sanjay Singh says

    SAW GALAXY TAB FEW DAYS EARLIER, REALLY AMAZING! EVERY ONE SHOULD BE PASSIONATE AB8 IT..

  30. Chiranjit Mohanty says

    its nice

  31. Kunal Thakur says

    use this tablets byaro.

  32. Kunal Thakur says

    very good

  33. Amith Roshan says

    I want Binatone HomeSurf tab. But I don't know from where I can get this.

    1. Subin Ahammed Venkitta says

      Suggest to go for MagicTile Marathon. http://www.magictile.eaft.in

  34. Ashutosh Kumar says

    mujhe galaxy tab bechni hai 7inch wali 16000 tak me! Mobile puri condition me hai! Contact no :- 9835629950.

  35. Bharat Gautam says

    tablet at rs 3000 android froyo http://www.aakashtablet.com.

  36. Nabila Naz says

    awsummm….

  37. Ashish Dey says

    India Gov lunch world law cost tablet.what will be the features.

  38. Suku Mad says

    ghatiya

  39. Shailendra Singh says

    Apple iPad is better than galaxy tab.

  40. Mohd Maqsood Ahmad says

    Tablet phone

  41. Seralathan Palaniappan says

    Aandroid is not supporting indian languages, whereas apple does.

  42. Naziha Mogudoom says

    ipad 2 is too good with lot of new features.

  43. Protim Sharma says

    great buy.

  44. Rahul Tiwari says

    what about zte?

  45. Abhishek Nimesh says

    mast h yarrrrrrrrrr bt thoda paisa kam karo na aur kam paise wale tablets ka processer bdao yrrrrrrr.

  46. Sarchehon Teron says

    sdfgbs

  47. Mandeep Singh says

    Nice tool to buy.

  48. Saswata Nandi says

    Nice infoooo

  49. Jordan Dhawan says

    I'm thinking to buy a tablet, budget – 25k, can anyone suggest please, people who have used it can share their experience about speed, userfriendly, irritations points etc.

  50. Vijay Kumar says

    I will do it bro.. IGS tab will be in the market in 2012 starting Rs, 5000.

  51. Vijay Kumar says

    I will do it bro.. IGS tab will be in the market in 2012 starting Rs, 5000.

  52. Taran Walia says

    I pad is best last month I was by in 25,000.

  53. Anshul Munjal says

    the govt. of india is about to launch its own version of tab "sakshat" for just $35…just Rs.1500/-….waiting for that too….

    1. Ajay Bhatia says

      Ek mere liye b le liyo jab mile… 5 $ extra dunga…

    2. Anshul Munjal says

      tujhko kya nahi chahiye….bas yeh bata de….copycat kahi ka…aaj waise bade dil wala kaise ban gaya,,,kya baat hai, shadi ke baad dil khul gaya…..

    3. Ajay Bhatia says

      Hahaha…

  54. Kay Dee says

    thoda sa paisa kam karao na galaxy tab ka.

    1. Tanmoy Paul says

      aur ipad 2 ka bhi :(

    2. Vedant Bhatia says

      Tanmoy Paul aakash tab ka bhi lolzzzzz

  55. Shiv Pandey says

    I m gadget fan but I have no money to buy all this….

    1. Naziha Mogudoom says

      u can only see and know abt the image …. go to all showroom try out all …. lolz

    2. Shiv Pandey says

      Naziha Mogudoom 2 din baad to wo b ghusne nahi dega

    3. balan says

      more than 75%people dont have money to buy, will upgrade their knowledge only,

    4. Pankaj Singh says

      best tablet range between 15,000-20000

  56. Richie Jangid says

    all tabs r ausum I liked them alll.

  57. Kuku Padayattil says

    can anyone can recommend me a tab which will b helpfull for me to use sound cards or sound softwares..

  58. Vishnu S Tiwary says

    tablets are good but it is little bit costly I guess.

  59. Vishnu S Tiwary says

    Tablets are wonderful things but little bit costly I guess.

  60. Jegan Jeyaseelan says

    WAR…. of Tablet PC in INDIA.. Which side r u?

    1. Rhonald Moses says

      na, dont buy any android tablet just yet… wait for next year… better ones (even the OS will be better suited for tablets) are on the way… with Google buying Motorola, it will get more interesting…

    2. Jegan Jeyaseelan says

      I dont have aplan to buy any tablets as of now…. I am always really getting confused with the tablet and a mini laptop… whats the pros and cons????

  61. Sam Patrik says

    great list of tablets but will these can beat iPod? I don't think so……..

    1. Jeffry Anto says

      Here they are talkin about tablet pc .. not ur ipod….this is ipad

  62. Amit Gupta says

    Zinglife amazing..

  63. Bhasker Raj says

    The Tablets revolution has begun.

    As more and more companies offer tablets with added features, the tablets will replace the laptops soon.

  64. Yatin K Thakur says

    Check out 10.1 inch zinglife tablets http://facebook.com/zinglife.india.

  65. Doefl Anubhav says

    tablets wow, hope to buy one soon.

  66. Pappu Dehati says

    Beetel MagiQ BMQ-01 android based tablet coming soon.

  67. Yuvraj Jaura says

    try http://www.blackelemente.com its an amazing tab! love it

  68. Ashish Rock says

    I think we need comparison bet Tablet.

    1. Anonymous says

      you can search that on onlygizmos.com

  69. Hasan Rana says

    bekar

  70. Harsh Singh says

    except galaxy and ipad all of them suck.

  71. Dhrubajyoti Chetia says

    nice

  72. Vishwanath Vishwa says

    the cool stuffs with cheap price in market that's good…………..

  73. Vishwanath Vishwa says

    the cool stuffs in market that's good…………..

  74. Prabhuraj says

    Is there any ipad or tablet with GPS, GPRS facility along with wi-fi and camera?

    1. Love Guy23 says

      yes the tablet name is Samsung galaxy P1000, but u can wait for Tablet 10.1

  75. Chetan Jain Chajjed says

    I really love this gadgets n I want to 1 fro this……

  76. Chetan Jain Chajjed says

    I really love this gadgets n I want to 1 fro this……

  77. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  78. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  79. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  80. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  81. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  82. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  83. Vikram Nag says

    ipad is best……..

  84. Aakash Kalal says

    SUPBERB

  85. Nishant says

    Is there is any tablet availble with 3g conectivity and capable of makin calls, basicaly a large screen phone around 15k , nd plz tell me some retail points for binatone home surf pad in capital ,
    thnkx

  86. KV says

    HCL has also joined the bandwagon http://www.hclmetablet.com

  87. VJ says

    Good compilation! Thanks :)

  88. Altaf Rahman says

    Nice compilation. But I am wondering why for such a big country as ours, the sales are in thousands instead of either hundreds of thousands or even millions?

    May be thats why we are not commanding the respect of NI Adam guy (I refer to your previous article)

    @ Arpan :) Well!! The proof of the pudding is in the eating :) Just kidding.

  89. Arpan Kar @ Business Fundas says

    I somehow fail to grasp if these larger than life phones really as useful as they are portrayed to be?

    1. jeetu says

      100 % agree with you @arpan
      one more cheapest tablet company will launched cheapest tablets. here follow the link http://www.dtplus.in/2012/03/ateb-android-tablet-in-5000-rupees.html

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