Based Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’, it is priced at Rs.6990/-
Karbonn Mobiles has introduced the country’s first budget tablet (Karbonn Smart Tab 1) running on the revolutionary Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ platform. With this technological marvel, Karbonn Mobiles has become the first company to bring in the latest innovation from the Android world to the Indian technological shores which is touted to be the fastest and smoothest version of Android yet.
By collaborating with MIPS Technologies Inc., who are regarded as one of the leading providers of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for networking, mobile and embedded applications & Ingenic Semiconductor who develop innovative processer technology; Karbonn Mobiles has introduces the world’s first Android™ 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ Smart Tab I tablet which incorporates the popular, ultra low-power MIPS-Based™ JZ4770 SoC from Ingenic as its running core and leverages the simplicity and elegance of the MIPS architecture, resulting in features like extremely low power consumption, lightening fast 1.2GHz performance and a high level of functional integration.
To be made available to technology enthusiasts in India who wish to experience the latest from the Android eco-system (Android 4.1 –Jelly Bean), the revolutionary Karbonn Smart Tab 1 will be available at pre-book from the Karbonn home site. In its endeavour to involve the existing consumer base of the Karbonn Smart Tab 1 with the revolutionary Jelly Bean Android platform, Karbonn Mobiles will provide a free upgrade to the consumers from their pre-loaded Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) platform to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) platform. This move, in continuation of Karbonn Mobiles’ surge to become the leading mobile phone player in the global telecommunications market, provides an outreach which is unmatched anywhere in the world.
After emerging as a dominant player in the Smart products segment in a short span of product existence, wherein the Karbonn Smart Tab 1 has been rated #1 in the sub-Rs.8000 bracket by various Indian tech reviewers & Indian media, Karbonn Mobiles has added onto its long standing technological innovation lists by incorporating the ‘Jelly Bean’ laden Smart Tab 1 into its product arsenal, which is a first in its category. The move is in continuation of Karbonn Mobiles endeavour to become an industry stalwart by bringing in avant-garde technologies to Indian consumers at a pocket-friendly price bracket which has helped it become the fastest growing mobile brand in the country. This is exemplified by a recent report by industry watcher Voice & Data, which says that Karbonn Mobiles as a brand has the highest growth rate amongst Indian players wherein Karbonn Mobiles’ market share has doubled in the past two years from 3% in 2010 to 6% in 2012.
Intending to capture the yet nascent smart tablet market in the country with its revolutionary offering of industry benchmarks like Android ‘Jelly Bean’ platform and a 17.8cm capacitive 5-point touch screen powered by a 3,700 mAh battery; the Karbonn Smart Tab 1 priced at Rs. 6990/- (MOP) also features a 3D gravity sensor, Wi-Fi and 3G support through USB dongle, along with a 2MP front camera and pre-embedded applications such as the Karbonn Smart Browser and Karbonn Smart games, local apps including the Times of India and Economic Times app, Facebook and much more.