Nowadays, many companies are launching tablets in India because their popularity is increasing day by day. Previously these tablets were out of the budget of a normal people because they were very high priced but now these tablets are available in every range from inexpensive, not so cheap and costly. These devices are targeted to specific consumer segment and everyone is confused by viewing so many choices. If you want to purchase a tablet and are facing difficulty in selecting one, then three tablets such as Lenovo IdeaPad A1, Reliance 3G Tab, and HCL ME X1 are compared here for your ease.
Lenovo IdeaPad A1:
Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is now available for preorder in India. The base price for basic model of IdeaPad A1 is $199 USD that made this tablet actually affordable. The cheapest and smallest IdeaPad A1 contains 7 inches premium display with capacitive multi-touch capability and resolution of 1024x600 at the price range of Rs. 14,990. This device is powered by Android 2.3 operating system (Gingerbread) and ARM Cortex-A8 1.0GHz processor. This device is useful for multimedia, GPS, email and web-browsing.
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is featured with 3MP rear camera, 0.3 frontal camera, 10.2 Flash support, offline GPS navigation, integrated Bluetooth, a micro SD slot and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. It also contains a 512MB RAM and up to 16 GB of storage. It contains the battery that provides up to 5 hours battery life and up to 7 hours for web browsing. This tablet contains a special feature, GPS navigation in offline mode by which its GPS facility remains active even when IdeaPad A1 is not linked to the net.
Lenovo IdeaPad A1 contains Micro-USB connector, and microSD card reader. It also includes over 10 preloaded apps, with more available through Lenovo App Shop and Android Market. Dimension of this device is 7.7” x 4.9” x 0.5”. It will be available in trendy design and black, white, blue, and pink colors. But 2 GB model will be available only in black color. 16 GB model of Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is offered for $249 online. Thickness of both models is just 0.46-inches and both models will be built with the use of a magnesium alloy roll-cage internal frame design.
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Reliance 3G Tab:
Reliance Communications, Telecom giant introduced the Reliance 3G Tab in the Indian tablet market. This tablet contains high-end features together with Reliance's data plans and comes with the price tag of Rs. 12,999. This device is powered by Android 2.3.4 operating system and an ARM11 800MHz processor. It also contains a 512 MB of RAM and a microSD card slot up to 32GB. The Reliance tablet is featured with a seven-inch TFT -LCD WVGA Capacitive Multi-touch Screen, with 480x800 pixel resolution. This device also supports the multi-touch input.
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The Reliance 3G Tab contains a 2MP rear with resolution of 1600x1200 Pixels, VGA front-facing camera with resolution of 640x480 Pixels, and Digital Zoom. More storage capacity and an upgraded OS version are offered by this device. Weight of this device is 389g. Its battery offers Up to 9 hours talk time. The phone works at frequencies of GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA MHz. It also contains a powerful CPU of 800 MHz, Bluetooth, WI-Fi, and USB. Users can stay connected to the world anytime, anywhere with this device.
Users are also allowed to connect with upto 5 Wi Fi devices by its Wi-Fi Hotspot feature. You can enjoy every moment of the entertainment world with this device because it contains live TV feature so if you are in office or anyplace, where you are missing your most important cricket Match or any program, then you can see that on this device. Reliance 3G’s superior IP network powers this device so users can enjoy videos. A variety of data plans have been announced by the company.
Video of Reliance 3G Tab Review from youtube:
HCL ME X1:
HCL ME X1 has been recently launched in India by HCL Infosystems. HCL ME X1 contains some features that make it different from other tablets. It will come packed with Tata Photon data card soon with the price tag of Rs 10,490. This device contains a 7 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 800x480 pixels. Its screen is very well prepared to display images with high clarity. It also includes a 3500 mAH battery, and supports full HD video and Flash.
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HCL ME X1 is featured with 512 MB storage capacity with internal memory of 4 GB and it offers MicroSD support upto 32 GB. This device runs on the Android 2.3 operating system Gingerbread, and is powered by Cortex A8 1 GHz processor. It also contains a 2 megapixel front camera for video chat at the bottom instead of the top side because it is more suitable to video chat. This device comes with full HDMI support so it can be connected to a TV or a PC and on a bigger screen.
HCL ME X1 also contains a Think Free Office that is planned for business users and a ME connect that helps it in connecting with other devices. It is also featured with Indian apps such as Jeevansathi, Hungama, and Cleartrip. It also includes an HCL touch button to provide users infrastructure support when they are facing troubles with their tablet. This device comes with a ME App store that contains 10,000 apps.
Video of HCL ME TAB X1 Hands On First Look at New Delhi Launch from youtube:
Specification comaprison of Lenovo IdeaPad A1, Reliance 3G Tab, and HCL ME X1
|Lenovo IdeaPad A1||Reliance 3G Tab||HCL ME X1|
|Processor||TI OMAP 3622||an ARM11||Cortex A8|
|Processor Speed||1000 Mhz (1 Ghz)||800 MHz||1 GHz|
|Display||7 inches , Capacitive, Multi-touch screen, 1024 x 600 pixels||7-inches TFT -LCD WVGA Capacitive Multi-touch Screen, 480x800 pixels||7 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, 800x480 pixels|
|ROM / Internal Memory||1.9 GB||--||4 GB|
|USB / External Storage||USB 2.0 OTG, microUSB/32 GB expandable||a microSD card slot up to 32GB expandable||MicroSD support upto 32 GB expandable|
|WiFi||802.11 b/g//n||--||802.11 b/g/n|
|Primary camera||3.0 Mega pixels||2 MP||--|
|Secondary Camera||VGA - 0.3 Mega pixels||VGA - 0.3 MP||2 megapixel|
|Bluetooth||Yes, 2.1 EDR||Yes||Yes|
|Battery||3700 mAh||3400 mAH||3500 mAH|
|Operating System||Android Gingerbread 2.3||Android 2.3.4||Android 2.3|
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