Videocon has announced the launch of VT 71, an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablet in India for just INR 4,799. It might not be the cheapest Android tablet in the market, but it certainly seems like a value for money product at the given price-tag.
Videocon VT 71 packs 1.2GHz processor, 7-inch capacitive display with 800x480p resolution, and 3200 mAh battery. The tablet also comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, Front VGA camera, 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage and microSD card slot.
VT 71 also supports 3G connectivity via USB dongle. Among other connectivity options, we have microUSB port, HDMI port and 3.5mm audio jack. Videocon is also providing a free USB OTG cable and HDMI cable in the box free with every purchase.
In terms of the pre-loaded apps, you will get Nexgtv, Saavn, Facebook, Nimbuzz and TOI on the Videocon VT 71. You can download more via Google Play, which is also supported including other Google apps.
The only downside seems to be the lack of Jelly Bean, however given the meagre 512MB RAM, Jelly Bean might not be as smooth as expected on this tablet.
Khalid Zamir, Head Product Planning & Development, Videocon Mobile Phone said, “The Videocon VT71 is aimed towards the emerging tablet market of the country which is on an unprecedented growth spiral as of today, and will become one of the lead generators of revenue in the telecommunications market, going forward.”
Videocon has also launched a 10-inch tablet VT 10 in the country about four weeks ago. The tablet retails for INR 10,999 and 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Android 4.1, 1GB RAM, 2MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, and 6800 mAh battery.