Micromax adds budget tablet with detachable keyboard

India-head quartered Micromax introduced one more cost effective tablet called Funbook P280 for a price of Rs 4,650.

The smartphone vendor is launching a new tablet at a time when Micromax has lost considerable market share in the tablet space to Samsung. With a price of Rs 6,999 on select online channels, Micromax Funbook P365 did not take off well.

The 7-inch Funbook P280 tablet comes with a detachable keyboard and a leather case.

P280 tablet India launch

It comes with 1GHz Cortex A8 processor, 2400 mAh battery, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, expandable memory of 32GB and 512MB RAM, etc.

The latest budget tablet from Micromax supports 3G dongle and Wi-Fi connectivity options.

There are several quality tablets available in India in the Rs 6,000 range. Lenovo A1000L Tablet (Wi-Fi, 8 GB) costs you Rs 6,999. It features 1 GHz MT8317 dual core processor, Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB, 7-inch Capacitive Touchscreen, 0.3 MP front camera, 3500 mAh Lithium – Polymer battery and Wi-Fi enabled.

The price of Swipe Halo Value Plus is Rs 5,949. It features Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor, FM Radio, 7-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, Wi-Fi Enabled, 2 MP primary camera and 0.3 MP secondary camera. The list of budget tablets is endless in India.

Micromax announced the new tablet one day ahead of the official launch of two calling tablets from HP. HP Slate 6 Voice Tab features front-firing stereo speakers, Quad Core Processor, 6-inch Display, Android OS, 3G Dual SIM with Voice Calling, HD front and rear camera

Vikas Jain, co-founder, Micromax, said: “Owing to the increased consumption of entertainment on mobile devices, we have tried to provide users with their one stop entertainment device with the Funbook P280.”

Funbook P280 features applications like M!Live for latest online, videos, games, music and news; Spuul to stream latest blockbuster movies and TV shows; Opera Mini for browsing experience and Kingsoft Office Suite to manage all assignments.

Anand B
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