WishTel, an Indian based tablet and netbook manufacturer is planning to unveil a new Android ICS based tablet dubbed as Ira Icon on October 1 in collaboration with BSNL on the occasion of BSNL Day.
The previous model released by WishTel into the market is Ira Comet HD at a price of Rs 9,999. The new offering – Ira Icon will be an ultra portable and durable tablet.
Commenting about the partnership with WishTel, R.K Upadhyay, Chief Managing Director of BSNL was quoted saying, “The 7-inch Triple Play tablet PC has been designed to best suit the needs of avid tech – savy youngsters, business environments, multi-tasking homemakers and the student fraternity alike. The BSNL Value added services like Video streaming, Mobile TV and various other applications under BSNL LIVE shall be extended to our valued customers in an increased screen at a very affordable price.”
Milind Shah, WishTel’s CEO was also quoted stating, “WishTel has been recognized as one of the front runners in the field of manufacturing cost efficient handheld and portable computing devices for the vast Indian market. With our partnership with India’s largest PSU telco operator, BSNL for the launch of IRA ICON Triple Play tablet, WishTel continues to offer enhanced technologies that help Android business users experience the performance and productivity offered by tablet PCs. It is tailored to the needs of business users in markets that depend on high performance mobile workforces.”
Have a look at the detailed specifications of the WishTel Ira Icon.
Dimensions & Weight: Ira Icon boasts a dimension of 195 x 120 x 12 mm and weighs in at 370 grams.
Display: When it comes to the display, the tablet packs a 7 inch capacitive multi-touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution.
Processor: On the processor front, the tablet is equipped with a 1.2GHz processor.
Operating System: Being a mid-range tablet, Ira Icon is flavored with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
Storage: In terms of storage, the tablet has 4GB internal memory, 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable memory.
Camera: The tablet sports a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP front facing camera for video calling.
Connectivity: On the connectivity front, Ira Icon is packed with features including 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Battery: When it comes to the battery, the tablet is loaded with a 4,000 mAh Li-ion battery delivering about 4 to 5 hours of browsing time.
Ira Icon comes bundled with BSNL's 3G SIM and free 3G data of 2GB for about two months. Moreover, consumers can avail the benefits of special 3G data plans that are exclusively designed for the tablets.
Also, the Triple Play tablet is pre-loaded with many applications including Wish Learning, Wish Studio, Wish TV, Wish News, Wish video calling and many more.
Price & Availability
Ira Icon is priced attractively at Rs 10,500 and it can be purchased from the all the resellers and distributors of WishTel and BSNL all over the country.