Amongst the wide offering of cost-friendly tablets in India, the Wishtel IRA and IRA Thing seem to have the upper hand as both devices come with support for the country’s native language, Hindi. This feature in particular, is said to be the first to land on slabs running the Android OS.
Both devices are fueled by the WonderMedia Prizm WM8650 ARM SOC and arrive pre-loaded with the Android 2.2 platform. Built around a compact form factor, they employ a 7-inch touchscreen along with a number of attributes. To get connected wirelessly, users can attach external 3G data cards running on WCDMA, EVDO and TD-SCDMA bands or simply set up a Wi-Fi network. Powering these slates is a 2800mAh Li-poly battery that is capable of deriving maximum activity life of around 5 hours on Wi-Fi and 3G connections or 3 hours in video playback.
For entertainment, the IRA and IRA Thing employ a gravity sensor for motion-based gaming, support 720p HD video playback and come with access to a wide catalog of applications made available from the company. Users will be able to download eBooks and preview content like music, movies as well as play games from the manufacturer’s media servers. Pre-loaded apps include a web browser, media player, Skype, MSN and an office app for viewing and editing documents. Furthermore, users can also acquire apps through the Google Play shop.
The Wishtel IRA and IRA Thing prices sum up to Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 5,500, respectively, reports Ubergizmo. Both tablets are already available for purchase in India.