Top 5 Desi Android Tablets Launched in 2012: Worth Buying Right Now

By Gizbot Bureau

    There has always been a wide difference between tablets and smartphone, tablet comes with big screen and doesn't support voice calls, however smartphones are made to make calls and support all the features in the compact body. But, now tech manufacturers have started making big screen phones like Samsung Galaxy Note 3, HTC One X +, LG Optimus Vu and more to eat up the sales in the tablet space. Therefore, the tablet market has now taken up the fight to answer these hot selling big screen smartphones by adopting the technology of voice call and messaging service in the tablet category.


    Along with these global manufacturers, India-based manufacturers are also coming up with one of the best offerings to secure sales in the Apple iPads dominated market. The revolution was started by Aakash tablet, however now the Indian market is flooded with numerous budget tablets which are offering consumers an option of having a portable smart computing device for an affordable price, However, not all these are worth buying, hence today Gizbot has compiled a list of best 5 India made tablet models present in the market, which can be considered as a purchase over Apple and Samsung high end offerings. Hit the next page and look at the remarkable options.

    Top 5 Desi Android Tablets Launched in 2012: Worth Buying Right Now

    Micromax Funbook Talk

    Micromax has been releasing many tablets in its Funbook lineup frequently this year. However, depending on the features, price and sales figures the best one to top in the list is Funbook Talk, which holds a budget price tag of Rs 7,499 and runs on Android ICS OS on board. Further, it features, 0.3 MP Primary Camera, 7-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 1 GHz Cortex-A8 Processor, Wi-Fi Enabled, 4GB internal memory along with expandable storage capacity of 32 GB.

    Buy @ Price Rs 7,499

    Wammy Desire

    Priced at Rs 6,499, the 7 inch Wammy Desire packs impressive specifications and comes preloaded with several games.

    Wammy Desire houses a 7 inch capacitive 5 point touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution, powered by a 1.5GHz dual core ARM Cortex A9 processor and 400 Mali Core GPU and based on the latest incarnation of the Google's OS - Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

    The tablet sports a 0.3MP VGA front camera, 8GB internal storage, 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable memory support. In terms of connectivity, Wammy Note is packed with features including Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and 3G through dongle and is loaded with a 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery offering up to 6 hours backup. Other Features of the tablet include preloaded Adobe Flash 11.x, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF documents and 3D games including Hero Of Sparta, Nova, Gun Bros, Spiderman and more.

    Buy @ Price Rs 6,499

    Karbonn Cosmic Smart Tab10

    Recently, Karbonn launched the Cosmic Smart Tab10 tablet officially in India with a price tag of Rs 10,490. This a giant step taken by Karbonn, who has upgraded their first tablet - Smart Tab 1 with Jelly Bean in June this year.

    As far as specs are concerned, Smart Tab 10 Cosmic features 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.

    Smart Tab 10 Cosmic is the first 10 inch Jelly Bean offering from the India based manufacturer.

    Buy @ Price Rs 10,290

    Swipe 3D Life Tab X74 3D

    Another low cost Android ICS tablet to debut in the tablet market during 2012 was from Swipe telecom. Swipe 3D Life Tab X74. Life Tab X 74 tablet, priced at Rs 5,999, is not much of different from others in the market however, it is positioned as India's first 3D Tab with 3D Goggles.

    Further, the tablet has a 7-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800x480. The device is powered by Allwinner A13 Cortex A8 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz-1.5GHz and also has the Mali-400 GPU along with 512MB of RAM. The device has 4GB internal storage expandable upto 16GB via a microSD card. The device also has a rear facing 2MP camera. A 3,400 mAh battery powers the device. The device has a primary focus of 3D gaming and videos, with its colour separation (red-cyan) stereoscopic display. It will ship with one pair of 3D glasses.

    Buy @ Price Rs 5,999

    Mercury mTab Rio

    In August 2012, Mercury launched mTab Rio running on the Android 4.0 ICS operating system. The tablet was launched sporting a 9.7 inch screen with the IPS technology at Rs 11,999.

    Further, the Android tablet has a 1.2 GHz processor and a 1 GB DDR3 RAM. It supports Wi-Fi and offers a decent battery backup of 6 to 8 hours of continuous usage. The tablet comes in two options - 8 GB and 16 GB. In both the cases, the memory can be expanded to 32 GB with the micro SD card slot. The mTab Rio has a 2 MP camera at the rear and a 0.3 MP camera front facing camera for video calling.

    Buy @ Price Rs 11,999

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