BSNL launches 3 android tablets to rival Aakash

Gujarat Global News Network, New Delhi

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today took a jump into the low priced Android tablet market with launch of 3 Android powered tablets in partnership with Pantel, a telecommunications company based in Noida. The cheapest version is priced at Rs 3,499 which is just a few hundred rupees more than the price of the Aakash tablet which is at the moment suffering from supply issues.

The cheapest version is the BSNL T-Pad IS701R which comes bundled with a 2G BSNL SIM card.  It has a high resolution 7” resistive touch screen (TFT Display) and is powered by a 1GHz processor and inbuilt DDR II 256M RAM . It also has built in 2GB memory can be expanded upto 32GB using the onboard TF Card slot. 

T-Pad WS802C The unique feature of this tablet is that it has an Integrated HDMI port for connection with LCD/LED TV, a feature which is not seen in many high end tablets too. The tablet runs on Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS.

T-Pad WS704C The T-Pad IS701R has WiFi 802.11b/g/n and has a 0.3 MP camera. It also has a USB slot also, a feature which is also seen in the Aakash Tablet. The resistive touch screen is a letdown but at this price nothing better can be there.The battery is Li-ion 3000mah 5V 2A.

The other two models T-Pad WS704C and T-Pad WS802C are priced at Rs 10,999 and Rs 13,500 respectively. Both of them support 3G and have capacitive touch screens. These models have functions like a 3.55 audio jack, GPS and Built-in front and back facing camera and microphone for video calling.

Customers can pre-book the tablet on the website of the company.

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