Intex iBuddy Connect Launched at Rs 7,990: How Does it Stack up Against Other Budget Tablets?

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Intex Technologies, which has sizzled the Indian market with a plethora of budget friendly products has now come up with an Android based voice calling tablet called iBuddy Connect with a 7 inch display at Rs 7,990.

With such a low price tag, the 7 inch voice calling tablet enters into direct fight with similar tablets in that price range. When it comes to the specs of Intex offering, the tablet packs in pretty decent specs as mentioned below.

Intex iBuddy Connect Launched at Rs 7,990: Rival to Budget Tablets?

Key Specs

Display: iBuddy Connect features a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution.

Processor: The device comes equipped with a 1GHz processor under its hood.

OS: Likewise other budget Android offerings, the device is flavored with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

Camera: iBuddy Connect sports a 2MP rear camera and a VGA front camera for video chatting.

Storage: In terms of storage, the device comes with 4GB internal storage, 512MB RAM and a micro SD card slot for expandable storage support.

Connectivity: iBuddy Connect is packed with connectivity features including SIM support for voice calling, 3G through dongle, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HDMI.

Battery: The device is loaded with a 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery of undisclosed backup.

Additional Features

Intex iBuddy Connect comes preloaded with a plethora of apps including Nimbuzz, Skype, Facebook, India Today and Aaj Tak.

Price & Availability

Intex iBuddy Connect comes in White and Chocolate colors and is priced at Rs 7,990. As an introductory offer this would be bundled with an exclusive leather cover with attached keyboard worth Rs 1,500 free of cost.

Competition with other budget tablets

Though iBuddy Connect is slightly expensive as compared to other tablets available in the market, it seems quite competitive when it comes to features. The device sports a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a decent resolution as the other rivals.

On the processing side, Intex iBuddy Connect is powered by a 1GHz processor with a faster execution speed. Moreover, the presence of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system avoids the presence of hardware buttons.

iBuddy Connect features a 0.3MP VGA front facing camera which is capable of facilitating smooth video chatting. All the standard connectivity features like Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, and HDMI out are present in the Intex offering, further, it also comes with Bluetooth, which is usually lacking in budget tablet offerings.

Hence, the iBuddy Connect is a capable device priced at Rs 7,990 with impressive specifications as compared to the other budget tablets.


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