To make the most out of the booming low-cost tablet market, Simmtronics has launched the cheapest 10-inch Android tablet in the Indian market- the Xpad X1010.
It Possess 10-inch display has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and the tablet gets powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor paired with 1GB of RAM and Mali 400 GPU. One of the major drawbacks on the tablet is that it runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and with the kins of specifications it packs-in, the company could’ve slapped Jelly Bean onto the device.
The Xpad X1010 comes with 8GB of internal storage, with a micro-SD card slot for storage expansion by up to 32GB. The tablet misses out a rear camera, but features a front-facing VGA camera for video-calling. The Xpad X1010 houses a 5,600 mAh battery which the company claims, can provide a running time of of about 6 hours on the tablet.
The tablet brings along all the standard connectivity options Wi-Fi, 3G support via dongle and an HDMI-out port. The Xpad X1010 tablet also offers support for a plethora of audio/video formats which include AVI (H.264, DIVX, XVID), FLV, MKV, MP4 (H.264, MPEG, DIVX, XVID), MPEG, MPG, MOV, RM, RMVB, WMV and many Audio formats including 3GP, AAC, FLAC, M4A, MA4, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA.
One of the biggest advantages with that the Simmtronics Xpad X1010 offers is that the users of the tablet are eligible for free Wi-Fi access in over 5000 Wi-Fi hotspots in various stores like McDonalds, Subway, Café Coffee Day, Nirulas, Cocoberry and many more.
There are many budget Android tablets available in the Indian market at this price point, but the Xpad the only tablet with a bigger, 10-inch display. The other low-cost 10-inch tablets in the Indian market include Micromax Funbook Pro which retails for Rs.9,999 and Karbonn Smart Tab 10 Cosmic which is available at a price of Rs.10,290.