Soon, tablets will replace smartphones as the trend of voice calling slates is surging across the world. Owing to this, the 7 inch offerings have become more portable and are easy to use, thereby being highly popular among the consumers. Alongside the voice calling feature the manufacturers are also implementing 3G connectivity to tablets in order to make them sell like hot cakes.
Especially, the India based vendors are completely exploiting the tablet category with an eye to dominate the market outselling the global manufacturers. In fact, this has become evident as Micromax surpassed Samsung and Apple - the tablet market dominators in India in 2Q12. Also, the company is constantly performing more and more innovations to get back to the number one position in the country.
One of the latest offerings from Micromax is Funbook 3G P560, a 3G voice calling priced at Rs 9,999. The tablet is available online on Saholic at Rs 7,999 and it comes with impressive specifications.
Micromax is not the only one filling its product portfolio with 3G tablets, as another vendor named Celkon is also launching tablets in India. This week, Celkon came up with a 3G calling tablet - CT 888. The tablet is available for purchase on Snapdeal at a price of Rs 7,999, though the listing claims that its price is Rs 8,990.
Both are 3G voice calling tablets with the same price tag and hence, those who are planning to buy one instead of smartphone might definitely be confused on which one to buy. If you feel so, here is a GizBot comparison between Celkon CT 888 and Micromax Funbook 3G P560. Read it below.
Form Factor: CT 888 carries a dimension of 196 X 116.4 X 9.9 mm and weighs in at 200 grams and Funbook 3G P560 boasts a dimension of 194 x 123.5 x 10.6 mm and weighs in at 323 grams.
When it comes to display, both the tablets score the same with a 7 inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display boasting 480 x 800 pixel resolution.
Processor: In this segment, CT 888 is equipped with a 1.2GHz dual core processor and Funbook 3G P560 is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor. Obviously, the dual core processor is better as it results in better multi-tasking and energy efficiency.
Operating System: Both Celkon CT 888 and Micromax Funbook 3G P560 are flavored with Android 4.0 ICS operating system.
Camera: On the camera optics front, both the tablets have a 2MP rear camera and a VGA front camera for video calling.
Storage: When it comes to storage, Celkon CT 888 and Funbook 3G P560 have 4GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a micro SD card slot and 512MB RAM.
Connectivity: Talking of internet connectivity, both Celkon CT 888 and Funbook 3G P560 are packed with features including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, in built 3G and voice calling.
Battery: CT 888 is equipped with a 3,500 mAh battery of undisclosed backup, while Funbook 3G P560 is loaded with a 3,000 mAh battery delivering 5 hours of browsing time.
Price: Though both Celkon CT 888 and Micromax Funbook 3G P560 are priced at Rs 8,990 and Rs 9,999 respectively, the tablets are available online at Rs 7,999.
Finally, both Celkon CT 888 and Micromax Funbook 3G P560 are tablets come with similar specifications and price tag. Hence, Gizbot leaves the buying decision to the consumers depending on which tablet they like to have.