A few days back, Videocon forayed into the tablet market by launching its first tablet with a 10 inch display and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The tablet dubbed as VT-10 has now been released into the Indian market at a price of Rs 10,999.
Earlier, the device was spotted at online retailer sites Snapdeal.com and Homeshop18.com at a price of Rs 11,200. Moreover, it is powered by some interesting specifications as the similar offerings by different companies.
Further, the Videocon tablet also comes preloaded with several apps including Saavn, Nimbuzz, NexGtv, Facebook and more.
Analyzing the existing tablet market in India, there are several offerings with 10 inch displays and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system including the recent tablets from Karbonn, Zync and Spice. Hence, Gizbot has come up with the top 5 competitors of the new Videocon tablet. Have a look at how the device can stack up against the others.
Videocon VT-10 flaunts a 10.1 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB onboard storage, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, 2MP front and rear cameras, HDMI, micro USB, 3G via dongle, Wi-Fi and a 6,800 mAh battery.
Google Nexus 10
When it comes to Android Jelly Bean based 10 inch tablets, Nexus 10 launched in October and awaiting its Indian release is the first device that would come to the mind.
Nexus 10 features a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1560 x 1600 pixels and 300 ppi pixel density. Also, Nexus 10 houses a 1.7GHz A15 dual-core processor, 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera, 16GB and 32GB internal storage options, 2GB RAM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB, micro HDMI, dual side NFC, GPS Glonass connectivity features and and a 9,000 mAh Li-ion battery offering up to 9 hours video playback and 500 hours standby.
From the specs, Nexus 10 could be a better option with a remarkable pixel density, faster processor, better camera performance, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, Bluetooth, NFC and powerful battery might be a potential rival to VT-10.
Karbonn Smart Tab 10 Cosmic
Recently, Karbonn came up with a 9.7 inch tablet called Smart Tab 10 Cosmic featuring a 9.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution, 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, micro SD card slot for additional storage support up to 32GB, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 2MP rear camera, VGA front camera for video calling, Wi-Fi, USB port, HDMI port, 3G via dongle and 6,000 mAh battery of undisclosed backup.
With a price tag of Rs 10,490, the Karbonn tablet with its similar specifications could be a rival to the Videocon offering with a better front camera and battery.
Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010
On Thursday, Spice launched a 10 inch tablet with a 10.1 inch capacitive display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB onboard storage, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, 3MP rear camera, VGA front camera, HDMI, micro USB, 3G via dongle, Wi-Fi and a 7,600 mAh battery.
Priced at Rs 12,999, the Spice offering comes with additional freebies including a leather cover worth Rs 2,000. However, with a lesser price tag, the Videocon offering could be a rival to the Spice tablet.
WickedLeak Wammy Athena
WickedLeak, an India based low cost tablet vendor has launched a couple of Android Jelly Bean tablets in India at budget price tags - Wammy Desire and Wammy Athena.
Speaking of Wammy Athena, the tablet houses a 9.7 inch IPS capacitive 10 point touchscreen display with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution. It is equipped with a 1.5GHz dual core ARM Cortex A9 processor, 400 Mali Core GPU, 2MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable memory support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G through dongle and an 8,000 mAh Li-ion battery offering up to 6 hours backup.
Priced at Rs 13,999, Wammy Athena with increased internal storage support and an improved battery backup could be stiff competitor to the Videocon tablet.
Zync Z1000 has a 9.7-inch 5-point multi-touch capacitive HD display with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution. This device can access the internet via 3G as well as Wi-Fi networks.
Powered by a 1.5GHz processor, Zync Z100 runs on an ARM Cortex A8 processor coupled with 1GB RAM. The tablet has a front and rear camera of 0.3MP and 2.0MP resolution, respectively, and comes with 8GB onboard memory, which is expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card. The other features include 7,000mAh battery, mini HDMI and micro USB ports.
The 9.7 inch Zync tablet is based on Android 4.0 ICS platform, however, the company has claimed that the device is upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Bearing a price of Rs 11,000, it could be a potential rival to the Jelly Bean based Videocon tablet offering.