Tablet….Tablet….Tablet…Everyday, several tablets are introduced by Telecommunication Companies. After launch of the first low budget Android tablet (Aakash), the market of tablet device is becoming cheaper day to day. One more time, the Indian tablet enthusiastics will receive fabulous low cost Android tablet from Micromax, as just few days before, Micromax has introduced its first low budget Android tablet, “Funbook” with all latest features and specification. The low budget Andorid tablet is available at just Rs. 6,499. Micromax has tried to offer all things in Funbook tablet that are already available in other tablets like Aakash tablet and BSNL tablet. Funbook tablet is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Now-a-days, numbers of low-cost tablets are available in the Indian market but one of the best things of Micromax is its Android 4.0 OS. Micromax funbook tablet is loaded with educational content for students. To offer educational material, Micromax has united with many national and international publishers like Pearson, Scholarshub, etc. On this tablet students can access study material form primary to under graduate level as well as interactive video classes. It is ideal mixture of hardware, content and seamless connectivity for a high-class and appealing experience.
Micromax Funbook features review:
Design, Hardware and Software:
Micromax Funbooks offered in 2 models - suave silver and brilliant black and it looks beautiful in both models. It comes with slim and sleek design. The dimension of the table is 122mm in width, approximate 10mm thick and 192mm in height. The front panel of the tablet is packed with VGA camera for video calling and chatting and 3 physical buttons - Back, Menu and Home, while the backside is pretty simple and looks good with the Funbook logo. The light weight tablet is prepared with powerful 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor which is already available in Samsung galaxy tablet.
CORTEX A8 processor is fixed with Dual Mali 400 2D/3D video processor which becomes the most helpful for smoother transmission of videos and multimedia processing that means you can enjoy games with fast processing and better graphics. It is equipped with gravity sensor and accelerator sensor which clearly identifies which direction you are holding the tablet and switches to portrait or landscape mode accordingly. The memory of the tablet is also good. It is available with 4 GB internal memory which is double than other tablets which price less than 5000. It also supports microSD card, so users can expand internal memory up to 32 GB. It is also available with around 512 MB RAM (Random Access Memory). Funbook runs on latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system which saves you from the unnecessary firmware update to improve your android operating system.
Display and Sound:
Micromax Funbook is equipped with 7-inch multi touch-screen display that gives 800 x 480 pixels resolutions with aspect ratio of 16:9. The Multi touch functionality and pinch Zoom is the most innovative functions of apple and now it is available with most of the high end tablet. The pinch zoom permits users to zoom in and out a picture with your 2 fingers. There are some problems with viewing angle of the tablet, so that, you can not get clear picture at all angle. The 7-inch multi touch-screen display gives pixel density of 2160 which makes sure more clear pictures and permits you to play HD videos. It also provides 3.5mm jack to connect Micromax funbook with headphones or external speakers.
Connectivity and Battery life:
For the connectivity, it offers HDMI port, USB port, 3G and Wi-Fi. With Micro USB port, you can carry one more cable to connect any of your USB devices. Using HDMI port, you can connect tablet to your TV or projector for HD videos playback on other screen. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g is also offered in this device to connect tablet with internet. Micromax funbook tablet is packed with TATA Photon+ which cost around 1400-1500 Rs. Funbook is packed with 2800mAh battery which runs up to 5 hours on full charge. The capacity of battery is little bit low, so that you can not expect longer backup time.
Entertainment and Application:
It supports all media player formats like AVI, WMV, WMA, MOV, MPEG2/4, MP3, 3GP and many more. You can also play HD games because of the Mali GPU and view picture with the use of picture viewer. You can browse any sites with the defaulted web browser. The tablet features several fixed apps like BigFlix and Zenga. It also offers Vriti platform which is the best platform to purchase education content like books for school students, preparatory materials for competitive exams like medical and engineering exams in different language. It gives educational content from more than 30 partners.
- High performing GPU
- Multi touch supported Capacitive screen High Pixel Density 2160 PDI
- Fast processor and RAM
- Latest Android 4.0 Ice cream sandwich OS
- Free Tata Photon+
- VGA camera for video chatting and calling
- Low screen resolutions
- Poor viewing angles
- Only Micro USB
- Processor: 1.22 GHz Cortexes A8; Dual Mali - 400 2D/3 GPU
- Sensors: Gravity, accelerometer
- Operating system: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Camera: Front VGA
- Memory: 4GB internal; 512MB RAM; Expandable 32GB microSD
- Media support: 1080p video; MPEG2/4, AVI, WMV, MOV (also supports MKV, FLV, MP3)
- Display: 17.78 cm (7-inch) capacitive
- Battery: 2800mAh; 5 hours of browsing time
- Connectivity: 3G dongle support via USB; HDMI out; WiFI 802.11 b/g; USB 2.0
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