Hyderabad-based tech products manufacturer Celkon has launched a new low-cost tablet for the Indian students dubbed as Celtab (CT2), which is priced at Rs 7,499. Interestingly, the Celtab CT2 has a SIM card slot for voice calling.
Commenting at the launch event, Celkon Mobiles Managing Director Y Guru was quoted saying, "Celkon got huge appreciation for CT1 and currently have orders for 50,000 units from market for CT1 and CT2. The product will be available in two days."
Celkon Executive Director R Murali commented that "The company s revenue was at Rs 326 crore last year and as the market has been expanded to some states in north India this year, sales are expected to jump threefold. As on date we have 11 active states in the country selling half a million mobile phones a year. We aim to sell one million sets next year.”
He added that Film Actress Tamanna Bhatia and Cricketer Virat Kohli will be a part of the aggressive marketing campaign, which is slated to be held in the next month owing to the festive season.
Take a glance at the detailed specifications of the Celkon CelTab CT2.
Display: Celtab houses a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 5 point multi-touch with 800 x 480 pixel resolution.
Processor: The tablet is packed with a 1GHz processor under its hood.
OS: As most of the low cost tablets in the country, Celkon Celtab CT2 is flavored with the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
Memory: The Celtab CT2 has 4GB internal memory, 512MB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional memory.
Camera: Being a low cost device, the tablet has a front facing VGA camera and lacks a rear camera.
Connectivity: It comes with connectivity features including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and 3G through dongle. The tablet comes with a SIM card slot as well.
Battery: Celtab CT2 is loaded with a mammoth 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery as compared to the batteries in low cost tablets.
Celkon Celtab CT2 – the SIM based tablet is preloaded with many applications and games. It comes with features including Live TV, G-Sensor and Opera mini browser.
Price & Availability
Celkon as priced the new tablet at Rs 7,499 and it will be available across the country through Celkon Dealer network by October.