WickedLeak has announced the launch of Wammy Desire 2 in India, the tablet is capable of giving a few big players in the country a good run for their money owing to the sub-Rs. 10,000 price bracket its being placed in. The device is the successor to the 7-inch dual core slate that launched with Jelly Bean onboard and a Rs. 6,499 retail amount.
Compared to its predecessor, the WickedLeak Wammy Desire 2 comes with a huge bump in hardware components. The screen size remains the same at 7 inches, but the resolution has been increased from 1024 x 600 pixels to 1280 x 800p. The panel employed here is based on the IPS technology with a 5-point touch input. The processor has been beefed up to a quad core CPU from dual cores.
The Exynos 4412 SOC from Samsung is what buyers will find under the hood, coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM and the Mali 400 GPU. What’s worth mentioning is that the specification are quite similar to that of the Galaxy Note 8.0 and the design highly resembles the slate as well. It measures 196mm x 118mm x 10.9mm in dimensions and tips the scales at 298 grams. Powering it up is a 3300mAh Li-ion battery.
For video calling, users can employ the front-facing 0.3MP snapper, while there’s a rear-facing 2MP lens for clicking images and recording clips. The device holds a stereo loudspeaker and comes bundled with applications such as File Manager, OfficeSuite, Google Search, Task Manager, Browser, Gallery, Clock, Calculator, Calendar, iReader and Gmail amongst others.
The WickedLeak Wammy Desire 2 is available for pre-order through the company’s website with a release date in India slated for May 15. The aforementioned price for the device is sans any taxes and buyers can choose between the Android 4.0 platform or the latest 4.2 Jelly Bean before purchase. The latter OS is still in the beta stage and will house bugs.
Specifications at a glance:
– OS: Android ICS or Jelly Bean beta
– Display: 7-inch IPS touchscreen
– Resolution: 1280 x 800 pixels
– Chipset: Quad core Exynos 4412
– GPU: Mali 400
– RAM: 1GB DDR3
– Storage: 8GB internal, 32GB expandable
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, external 3G dongle support, USB OTG
– Dimensions: 196mm x 118mm x 10.9mm
– Weight: 298 grams