DataWind expanded their portfolio by launching a new tablet to its range, dubbed as DataWind 7SC. At a retail price of Rs. 2,999 the tablet offers free Internet browsing for one year under a tie-up with RComand Telenor network on a prepaid GSM sim card. Datawind has signed an exclusive agreement with Den Snapdeal TV-Shop for selling these tablets through the latter's 24X7 TV-commerce channel.
In addition to regular voice calling functionality, the tablet incorporates DataWind's web-delivery platform is covered by 18 U.S. and international patents allowing the devices to deliver the fastest mobile web experience on regular GSM-EDGE based networks. This unique technology reduces bandwidth consumption by factors of 10x to 30x, allowing the delivery of web pages even on congested GPRS networks in 5 to 7 seconds. The Tablet is the lowest cost tablet computer with cellular connectivity, allowing anytime and anywhere Internet access with a regular SIM.
Commenting on the launch, Mr.Suneet Singh Tuli, President& CEO of DataWind Inc.said,"The new range of smartphones and tablets are powered with free unlimited Internet browsing for a year on Reliance Communications (RCom) and Telenor network."
"We are launching this tablet to address the forgotten billions, who are our largest constituent of digital age today. We are very confident that 7SC will impress everyone with its superior quality and innovation. The growing ambition of people will find the product within their reach - geographically as well as economically" added Mr.Tuli.
Commenting on the association, Mr. Maneesh Goel, CEO, DEN Snapdeal TV-Shop said "Our association with DataWind has been phenomenal. Their aggressive pricing strategy has enabled to capture the substantial pie of the tablet market in India. Tech products contribute to around 50-60% of our overall products category and we hope to even amplify the momentum with the sale of this product."
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The DataWind Tablet PC7SC (800x480 screen resolution) has capacity touch display. The tablet 7SC is powered by Single Core with 512 MB of RAM. It comes with 4GB internal memory. Other specifications include Android 4.4.2 and supports Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB connectivity options.