Tablets are gradually gaining more and more momentum in the Indian market as they are powerful devices for corporate and business professionals. With the increased popularity of this category, consumers are craving to use them for even normal mobile phone functions such as voice calling.
Consequently, several manufacturers including local and global vendors have started manufacturing tablets with SIM card slot, thereby dissolving the difference between smartphone and tablet. Recently, many tablets supporting voice calls have been launched in the market with a few tablets supporting dual SIM feature.
If you are planning to upgrade to a voice calling tablet in the sub Rs 15,000 price range, below is a comparison between Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite and Zync Z1000.
Display: MediaPad 7 Lite has a 7 inch LCD IPS multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, whereas, Z1000 features a larger 9.7 inch IPS LCD 10 point capacitive touchscreen display with 1024 x 786 pixel resolutions.
Processor: In this segment, Zync Z1000 scores more with a 1.5GHz processor as compared to the Cortex A8 processor clocked at 1.2GHz in MediaPad 7 Lite.
Operating System: When it comes to operating system, both the tablets come flavored with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, but, Zync has claimed that Z1000 is upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean soon.
Camera: In terms of camera optics, MediaPad 7 Lite fares well with a 3.2MP rear camera, while Z1000 is equipped with 2MP rear camera. However, both the tablets have a 0.3MP front camera for video calling.
Storage: In this segment, both the tablets have 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage.
Further, Zync tablet scores more weightage with 8GB internal storage as compared to 4GB in MediaPad 7 Lite.
Connectivity:On the data connectivity front, both the tablets come with Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth. Also, the devices come with a SIM card slot for voice calling facility.
Battery: MediaPad 7 Lite is loaded with a 4,100 mAh Li-Po offering 12 hours talk time and 200 hours standby, whereas, Zync Z1000 is powered by bigger spec 7,000 mAh battery.
Price: When it comes to pricing, Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite is priced at Rs 13,700 and whereas Zync Z1000 will cost you less priced at Rs 10,990.
When it comes to which tablet suits you more, both Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite and Zync Z1000 are impressive mid range tablets for consumers looking for voice calling feature the respective device.
At the same time, if your concern is a tablet with a better camera, better processor performance, confirmed battery backup, then Huawei offering will be the right choice for you.
However, if you are looking for bigger display screen tablet at a budget range along with basic features and decent battery backup, then the Zync tablet will be the best option for your purchase. Also, Zync has confirmed an Android Jelly Bean OS upgrade for the tablet.