Aakash rival BSNL tablet at Rs 3250

Giving a tough competition to low-cost Aakash tablet , The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has now launched three tablets priced at Rs.3250, Rs.10,999 and Rs.13,500.The first tablet has a 7-inch screen with a resistive touch and runs on Android 2.3 operating system. The second comes with 7-inch screen and the third tablet comes with an 8-inch screen, both of which are capacitive but with a higher price.

Booking on phone

Consumers who wish to book the tablet by phone can dial (0120) 427731-32, 4308999 or 4308999, and they can also reach Pantel Technologies on a toll free number 1800-103-7739.

After submitting their details they will get a booking id, and a call from the verification department. Delivery of booked tablets will commence after March 5 on a first come first served basis.

Online booking

For pre booking the tablet online consumers can log on to the Pantel Technologies website, and place a pre book order, after which they will get a booking ID and call from the verification department. Post March 5 the company will start delivering people the tablet on a first come first serve basis.

Tablets

The tablets launched by BSNL and Pantel Technologies are T-Pad IS701R, T-Pad WS704C and T-Pad WS802C.

BSNL’s entry level model, Penta IS701R is priced at Rs 3,250 and comes with a bundled data plan of 5 GB for 60 days, after which consumers can recharge the same plan for Rs 750.

Penta IS701R is a WiFi only tablet with Android 2.3 operating system, a 1 GHz processor and 256 MB RAM. The tablet also has an HDMI port through which it can be connected to a TV. Its 7 inch resistive touchscreen comes with 800 x 600 pixel resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio.

The tablet has a 3000 mAh battery and 2 GB internal memory, which can be expanded through a micro SD card. The tablet also has a VGA front facing camera for video calling.

The mid-range 7 inch tablet with capacitive touchscreen is named T-Pad WS704C. It has the same specification as the Penta IS701R, but also offers 3G connectivity through a SIM slot, an inbuilt A-GPS, an accelerometer, and Bluetooth. It comes with a 2 megapixel rear camera and also has bigger 512 MB RAM for faster performance. It is priced at Rs 10,999.

Pantel Technologies has also unveiled Penta T-Pad WS802C, which has an 8 inch capacitive screen and SIM slot for 3G/ 2G connectivity. It also comes with a faster 1.2 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. The internal memory is also bigger at 4 GB. Rest of the features like GPS, camera and Bluetooth are same as in the 704C. It is priced at Rs 13,500.

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