Anil Ambani led Reliance Communications has launched android based 3G tablet in Indian markets, priced at Rs. 13,000. The Reliance 3G Tab is RCom’s answer to recently launched Airtel’s Beetel Branded Magiq tablet. The price of Magiq is Rs. 9k, while Reliance 3G Tablet costs Rs.13k. So, does the price difference of Rs. 4000 really offer RCom Tablet and edge over its competition? Let’s find out.
Looking at the tech-specs, the answer seems to be a big ‘No’. As quoted by MSN, the tablets specs are very regular. The Reliance tablet has 7″ capacitive touch-screen at 800 x 480 pixels resolution. The tablet runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread which isn’t quite impressive, given the fact that only Honeycomb is the Android version optimized for the larger screen tablets. The tablet runs on 1GHz processor and has 512 MB onboard memory. The weight of the tablet is 389 gm which makes it a portable tablet. In addition, the tablet has rear 2MP camera and a VGA camera on the front for video calling. Other features include GPS which makes use of Google Maps and 3G for communications. The tablet supports 32GB of external memory via micro SD card. Other features worth noting are Mobile TV, voice dialing and video recording.
Reliance has been a leading provider of CDMA technologies across various telecom circles in India. Reliance is offering attractive, discounted data plans with the tablet. The tablet has been launched in metros like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata and will be available at Reliance outlets. The tablet is expected to roll out in other cities in the next few days.