Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL) has launched an Android tablet PC named IS701C in the Indian market. PTPL has a reverse bundling alliance with the government telecom organization BSNL to reach to the remote areas of India and cater to the masses.
The IS701C is an Internet slate with a cortex A8 1 GHz processor and a 7-inch, 800x480 pixel, full angle, TFT, LCD, capacitive multi-touch screen. The device comes with the latest Ice cream Sandwich (ICS) Android operating system. Pantel says that the tablet comes with a host of features, which are a perfect combination of hardware, content and network with seamless usability. Pantel Technologies is aiming this tablet at a cross-section of users ranging from avid gamers to busy professionals, homemakers and students.
Mr. Vijender Singh, Managing Director, Pantel Technologies Private Limited said at the launch, “We are committed to deliver an excellent user experience and aspire to bridge the digital divide which is so evident in our country. Our tablet is loaded with a variety of interesting features which are fine tuned to our consumers’ demands. Our latest product is a testimony to the months of hard work by our research and development team dedicated to bringing the latest tablet at an affordable price of INR 4,999.”
The latest tablet from BSNL
The Penta T-Pad IS701C Tablet PC is a Wi-Fi device with 3G USB dongle support. It has a host USB 2.0 port, a micro USB port, and a 0.3 MP front camera. It is pre-loaded with many applications that include Facebook, Twitter, Angry Birds, and Skype for video. Pantel claims that the tablet has more than 6 hours of battery back-up, which is the best in its class. The tablet has a 512 MB DDR III RAM with an internal storage of 4 GB (expandable to 32 GB). The device comes with a 720p HDMI port and features a 16M colors TFT-LCD display with 16:9 aspect ratio.
Pantel Technologies has already tasted success in Indian markets. Earlier this year, Pantel had launched three tablets in partnership with BSNL with much success. The BSNL T-Pad IS701R and BSNL T-Pad WS704C are 7-inch tablets with a price tag of Rs. 3,250 and Rs.10,999 respectively, whereas the 8-inch BSNL T-Pad WS802C sells at Rs.13,500. The tablets had received a lot of appreciation from the masses and managed to get over 1 lakh pre-order bookings.
The BSNL Penta T-pads offer a host of features at low and medium budget, which is the right combination for the Indian market. And the BSNL Penta T-Pad IS701C Tablet is just the next step taken in this direction.
The BSNL Penta T-Pad IS701C is priced at Rs. 4,999. Head over to the Pantel website for more information.