After designing multiple low-cost tablets for users in India, the Aakash tabs’ manufacturer has bounced back into the country with Datawind UbiSlate 7Ri, 7R+, 7Ci and 7C+. These sequels to the previously launched UbiSlate devices continue to offer features like a 7-inch touchscreen, Android operating system and web access amongst others.
While the 7Ri and the 7R+ variants are fitted with resistive touchscreens, the other two variants have been blessed with capacitive multi-touch displays. Powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor and 512MB RAM, these devices render visuals in 800 x 480p resolution and treat users to the Ice Cream Sandwich platform.
“The new range of Ubislate Tablets is packed with anytime anywhere Low-Cost Internet connectivity, UbiSurfer browser based on 18 international patents that can deliver internet access on traditional GPRS networks and a powerful combination of content and applications raising the bar in terms of meeting customers’ mobility needs. These tablets are of the gold standard when it comes to low – cost tablet cum Smart phone space being offered at an exciting price to our customers,” quoted Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind.
Besides a VGA front camera, the Wi-Fi-enabled UbiSlate tabs have been embedded with a G-sensor, a mini-USB port, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD card slot for additional storage of up to 32GB. Additionally, the 7R+ and 7C+ are compatible with the GPRS network and can cough up the juice for usage time of about 3 – 4 hours. The other two tablets offer battery life that lasts for up to 180 minutes.
The Datawind UbiSlate 7Ri, 7R+, 7Ci, 7C+ prices in India range between Rs. 2,999 and Rs. 4,499, but their release dates have not been mentioned.