A new company ventures forth into the world of tablets. There have been, quite a few of them in recent times, isn't it? Local manufactures Salora, a distinguished TV brand, enters the tablet race, by launching there two new devices Salora Pro Tab and Salora Pro.
Lets have a look at the specifications of the tablets.
Salora Pro Tab
Salora Pro Tab which runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has a 7 inch WVGA 800 x 480 pixel resolution display, 1.5 GHz dual core processor, 512 MB RAM, a 0.3 megapixel front camera, inbuilt memory of 4 GB and a3200 mAh battery. The tablet is priced at Rs 4,999
Salora Pro Tab HD
Salora Pro Tab HD which runs on Android 4.0 Jelly Bean comes with a 7 inch WVGA 1280 x 600 pixel resolution display, 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM a 0.3 megapixel front camera, inbuilt memory of 4 GB and a 3200 mAh battery. The tablet is priced at Rs 5,499
Both devices don't have a rear camera and support, Wi-Fi only.
It's a given that these tablets are aimed at low-budget market, but what do they have to offer more then other tablets? Let's lave a look at a few popular low-budget tablets, to get a clearer view.
BSNL Penta-Pad IS701C runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 7 inch capacitive multi-touch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz Cortex A8 processor, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory that can be expanded to 32 GB, Wi-Fi, 3G USB dongle support and 3000 mAh lithium-polymer battery. The tablet is priced at Rs 4199
Aakash 2 runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, sports a 7 inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution, 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, front facing VGA camera, Wi-Fi connectivity and 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery. The tablet is priced at Rs 4,499
Zync Z919 which runs on android v2.3 Ginger bread comes with a 7 inch resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 480x800p, 1.2GHz ARM processor, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage and microSD card slot of up to 32 GB, VGA camera(0.3 mp). and a 3600mAh battery. The tablet supports HDMI output, USB port, WiFi and external 3G dongle. The tablet is priced at 4,949.
Funbook Alpha runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 7 inch capacitive touch screen display unit with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz processor, 0.3 mega pixel VGA front facing camera, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card slot and a 2800mAh battery. The tablet also has connectivity features like 3G, Wi-fi, USB 2.0, and HDMI.
Judging by the specs Salora Pro Tab has a more powerful processor of the lot and Salora Pro Tab HD is overall a better specifications compared to others. However, the Salora tablets lack the connectivity features that other tablets have. Non-the-less, they pack enough to be given a second thought about and might be able to fare well in the market.