India is a huge market for electronic goods and one of the most selling electronic items is the smart phone. Running parallel to the smart phones, are the tablets. These bigger versions of the smart phones double up as a portable laptop for business users who don’t want to carry their bulky laptops from one place to another. In the recent times, tablet prices in India have dropped drastically – much to the delight of consumers. You can grab a decent tablet for as low as Rs. 3,500 these days. Here are some popular tablets and their specifications that will surely blow your mind:
Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi + Cellular, 16GB
Key features: iOS 7; 9.7 in Display Screen; 1.3 GHz, Dual Core Processor; 16 GB Internal Storage; 5.0 MP Primary Camera and 1.2 MP Secondary Camera. This tablet is a premium tablet and will cost you anywhere between Rs. 31,500 to Rs. 32,000 at online stores.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo T111
Key features: Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS; 7.0 in Display Screen; 1.2 GHz, Dual Core Processor;8 GB Internal Storage; 2.0 MP Primary Camera and 1 GB RAM. This tablet is also a premium tablet, but the cost is much lower than iPad. In the Indian market, you will find varying prices for this tablet. However, these days, you can buy the Tab 3 Neo for approximately Rs. 9,500/-
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
If you are a Samsung fan, you should not miss out on the latest tablet from this maker – the Tab 4. Packed with all the latest features, you will find this tablet reasonably priced. Key features: Android v4.4 (KitKat) OS; 7.0 in Display Screen; 1.2 GHz, Quad Core Processor; 8 GB Internal Storage; 3.0 MP Primary Camera; and 1.3 MP Secondary Camera. This tablet will cost you anywhere between Rs. 14,900 and Rs. 16,000/-
Other popular tablet brands and their tablet prices in India are:
HCL ME G1 Tablet (Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G, 8GB) – Approximate price in India is Rs. 8,698
Micromax Canvas P470 Tablet (Wi-Fi, 3G, 8GB) – Approximate price in India is Rs. 5,999
Datawind UbiSlate 7C Plus EDGE Tablet – Approximate price in India is Rs. 3,393
Dell Venue 7 Tablet (Wi-Fi, 16GB) – Approximate price in India is Rs. 8,650
Asus Fonepad 7 2013 (ME175CG-1B010A) Tablet – Approximate price in India is Rs. 8,999
In the tablet segment, Apple, Samsung, and Dell are leading players, but players such as Asus, Micromax Lenovo are also not far lagging behind. Due to the price advantage, many middle class people prefer to buy the budget tablets that range between Rs. 3500 and Rs 10,000. The hardware specifications generally vary with the brand and the price. The better the brand, the better will be the quality. However, the costs will also be higher.
If you have never taken a tab before, it is always recommended that you buy a budget tablet first. Once you feel comfortable with the tablet size and weight, you can think of having a better tablet. If you are buying tablets for kids, you can try any good tablet from brands such as Samsung and Lenovo.