Videocon, the Indian multinational conglomerate, is now joining the smartphones and tablet manufacturers. After launching two affordable smartphones, A20 & A30 in India, the company has launched it’s first budget tablet PC running the latest version of Android — 4.1 Jelly Bean. The 10-inch screener, packs good power, and is backed up by a 6800-mAh battery.
The VT10 from Videocon comes with a 10.1-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.5 Ghz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB RAM. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and comes with both front and rear 2-megapixel camera. There is a standard 32GB expandable MicroSD slot, while the tablet has 8GB of in-built storage. What makes this device differ from other budget tablets is the option to extend the connectivity to 3G cellular using a USB dongle.
Coming from a company like Videocon, the built quality of the tablet should be good, and better than it’s competitors.
Specifications of the Videocon VT10 Tablet
- 10.1-inch IPS Display at 1280×800 screen Resolution
- Dimensions – 257.3x176x10.3mm (WxHxT)
- Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) OS
- 1.5 Ghz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
- 6800 mAh battery
- Wi-Fi/HDMI Out/Micro USB/3G Dongle connectivity*
- Rear 2MP camera, Front 2MP camera
- Expandable Memory upto 32 GB
Price and Availability
The VT10 is priced at INR 11,200 and is available from online retailers Snapdeal and Homeshop18, as of now. The only color option available is white.
Supported 3G Dongles on Videocon VT10 Tablet
While the Videocon VT10 tablet supports 3G dongles for internet connectivity not all 3G dongles are supported by the device. Here’s a list of 3G dongles which the device supports in India:
|Vodaphone Mobile Broadband||K3770||ZTE||WCDMA|
The above data is provided by Videocon on their product portal.
The Videocon VT10 tablet competes with the Karbonn Smart Tab 10, and the Micromax Funbook Pro. The Karbonn Smart Tab 10 is a new offering from Karbonn, and almost matches the VT10 in terms of specification. It runs a 1.5 GHz Cortex A9 Dual Core Processor, and is available at various online retailers at INR 9999.