Nowadays, our technology is becoming more simple but great each and every day. The first computer with a size of a room is really funny now since we can include our whole tech world in smaller and smaller devices. After considering ultrathin laptops and Netbooks, the next chance should be of Tablet PC’s which is capable of giving us a portable computing experience. While comparing the stats, Google’s own Android is also dominating in that section. Even though other platforms including Windows 8 and iOS are on the way, Android grabs that first preference, mainly because of its superb features and great support by very same tech giant, Google!
While talking about Android OS, we will have to consider Ice Cream Sandwich also known as ICS that was announced October 2011 introducing a lot of new and exciting features. First it was only packed in Smartphone but after a little delay, ICS is now featured in a lot of Tablet PCs available in Indian Market. The interesting fact is that most of Tablet PCs are available for a price of 10,000 Rs which is surely affordable by consumers. And today, list of Android ICS Tablets are showing a price tag which is even lower than 8000 Rs. Lot of Tablet PCs are waiting for you in the market even if you’re having a low budget of Rs. 8000 or less.
Karbonn Smart Tab 1
First choice is for Karbonn Smart Tab 1. Karbonn mobiles made their debut to tablet world by Smart Tab 1 this year. A 1.2 GHz Xburst Processor is giving power to this device while the Operating System is Android Ice Cream Sandwich as mentioned above. Even though this 7-inch tablet may not give you a good visual, it’s a nice and profitable designer under this price tag. When the official price at stores is around 8000, at some e-shopping websites like Naaptol you can get this tablet for about 7000 Rs. Using this device’s 3700 mAh batter, the device offers web browsing of 7 hours, video playback time of 8 hours and continuous music playback of 25 hours. This device also works well under a label of eBook reader and the availability of vast number of apps from Android Market is also making the device to perform better. This device becomes better because of its full HD Video playback and HDMI Connectivity. Specifications of Karbonn Tab 1 are as follows.
- 7 Inched Touch Screen with 800*400 Screen Resolution
- Supports 3G Dongle and Wi-Fi Connectivity
- GPS Enabled
- USB 2.0
- Front Facing 2 Megapixel Camera
- Internal Memory of 1 GB. Can be expanded Upto 32 GB by MicroSD Slot.
iBerry BT 07i
It’s a very nice tablet PC with user attracting features. The mentioned company has also unveiled a limited edition of this device that consists of some new and smart features. This device lacks primary camera, as you can see most of tablet PC’s whose price is under 10K are not well with their camera features. Powering part of this 7 Inched Tablet PC is ARM Cortex-A10 1 GHz Processor which is capable to play videos in full HD Quality as well as mini-HDMI support. 3700 mAh Li-on Battery packed with the device will help you to browse web for 5 hours, enjoy continuous video playback for 5 hours or 35 hours of music playback. You can buy limited edition of iBerry BT 07i for around 8000 Rs. Have a look on iBerry’s features.
- 7 Inch WXGA TFT LED Display with 800*480 Screen Resolution
- External 3G and Wi-Fi support
- Front camera of 0.3 Megapixel
- Mini-USB Support, OTG
- Internal Memory of 4 GB and expandable upto 32 GB
List of top ICS Tablets won’t be complete if we are excluding Microsoft Funbook from it. Rather than a usual tablet PC, Micromax labels it as an educational+entertainment device and targets students and candidates of many professional examinations. Of course this Tablet PC around 6,500 Rs is of course affordable especially for students. A 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Processor is inside Funbook in order stay working for Seven hours while Brightness is set in economy and Wi-Fi is turned off. Along with Micromax’s mStore, this device is available in many online stores. Full HD Support and HDMI-out support is making the device more attractive and worth buying. Funbook’s features are as follows.
- 7 Inch Touch Sceen with 800*480 pixel resolution
- 3G Dongle support via USB. This device only supports Tata Photon Dongle and Wi-Fi
- USB 2.0 (Micro)
- 0.3 MP Front Facing VGA Camera
- Internal Memory of 4 GB. You can expand it Upto 32 GB.
Wishtel Ira Thing 2
Wishtel Ira Thing 2 is a really nice device for a price tag of 6,500 Rs which is a real competitive price among that of other tablet PCs available in the market. This device has equipped a stronger 1.5 GHz processor with ICS’s cool features. This device combines multimedia, connectivity and different capabilities of computing with some standard features. This tablet PC will be very good for travelers because it provides Navigation features and works well as an E-book reader which can read eBooks in several Indian languages as well. Wishtel’s features are very impressive.
- 7 Inch TFT Touch Screen with 800*480 Resolution
- 3G and Wi-Fi Support
- GPS and A-GPS Support
- Supports USB 2.0 Connectivity
- 1.3 Megapixel Camera
- Internal Memory 4GB and extendable upto 32 via Micro-SD Slot
Zen Ultratab A100
This device is available under a price tag of 6,200 Rs while you can buy this tablet for 1200 Rs from HomeShop18. 1.2 GHz Processor, 2800 mAh Battery which is capable to bring 14 hours of Web Surfing ( through Wi-Fi) or 3.5 hours of Video Playback at 720p Quality. Of course these are awesome features under this affordable price. Ultratab features the following features too.
- 7-inch Touch Screen with 800*480 resolution
- External 3G support, Wi-Fi Connectivity
- Micro USB or OTG
- Main camera with a power of 1.3 Megapixel
- You can add External TF Cards in order to expand memory Upto 32 GB.
Hope this list will help you to select a best and worth buying Tablet PC which includes the awesome features of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Which Android tablet is yours? Share it in the comment section along with telling your preferred tab under 10K.