With the launch of budget Android tablets, PCs have become outdated and tablets are the talk of the town these days. There was a time when Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab and BlackBerry Playbook were some of the most popular names in the tablet space. However, with their hefty price tags and high-end specifications, most of these gadgets still remain unreachable to a majority of the consumers in the price conscious Indian market.
In the present scenario, there are a slew of tablet devices available online as well in retail stores that are designed for the masses and offered at budget prices to the Indian consumer base.
When it comes to budget tablet vendors, most of the India based tech manufacturers have shifted to the bandwagon of making such devices as they are gradually gaining more and more popularity.
Consequently, today, Gizbot has come up with a comparison between two such devices launched in January 2013 from India based Videocon and Lava. Over the month, both the companies have come up with 7 inch Android ICS tablets - VT71 and Z7H+ respectively in the sub Rs 5,500 price range.
Read the detailed spec comparison on both the tablet and then decide on which budget tablet is your choice.
Display: Both VT71 and Z7H+ sport a 7 inch capacitive multi-touch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
Processor: In this segment, VT71 is equipped with a 1.2GHz Rockchip RK2918 processor and Z7H+ has a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor.
Operating System: Both the handsets are based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platforms.
Camera: Again, both the tablets head against each other with a 0.3MP front camera for video calling. However, they lack a rear camera with better resolution.
Storage: In terms of storage also, both VT71 and Z7H+ come with 4GB internal storage, 512MB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB.
Connectivity: VT71 comes packed with 3G via dongle, Wi-Fi, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG support and HDMI out. On the other hand, Z7H+ has connectivity features including Wi-Fi, 3G via dongle and micro USB 2.0.
Battery: While VT71 is loaded with a 3,200 mAh battery, Z7H+ is powered by a 2,800 mAh battery.
Price: On the pricing front, Videocon VT71 is priced at Rs 4,799 and Lava Z7H+ is available at Rs 5,499.
Both the tablets are packed with similar specifications as the other tablets at similar price points, however, they have their own pros and cons.
When it comes to Videocon VT71, the tablet has a relatively lesser price tag and comes with a faster processor. Moreover, the company offers free HDMI and OTG cables with the tablet.
On the other hand, Lava Z7H+ comes with a slightly higher price tag and comes with similar specs as its opponent.