Most budget Android tablets do not get operating system updates, so if you buy a tablet with Android 4.0 chances are that your tablet will run this operating system throughout its life. So when you are buying a budget Android tablet, you should focus on getting the latest version of Android.
Thankfully there are tablets that come with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 in the budget range also. To make the deal even sweeter, we have searched for you the best online deals on these tablets.
Karbonn Smart Tab 2
Market Price: Rs 6,500
Deal Price: Rs 5,699 (Saholic.com)
Karbonn Smart Tab 2 was the first Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system based budget tablet to be launched in India. It comes with a 7 inch screen and is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. The tablet offers WiFi, 3G (by an external USB Dongle), and USB connectivity. It has a front facing 2 megapixel camera too.
The Karbonn Smart Tab 2 runs on a 3700 mAh battery and supports up to 32 GB expandable memory.
iBerry Auxus CoreX2 3G
Market Price: Rs 10,990
Deal Price: Rs 10,990+freebies
Bangalore based tablet maker, iBerry has recently launched this attractive tablet. The Auxus CoreX2 3G comes with a 1.6 GHz dualâ€core processor, 1 GB RAM and a 7 inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
The Auxus CoreX2 3G comes with front and rear camera and a 4100 mAH battery. The devices also has a mini USB on-the-go port that allows users to connect pen drives and other peripherals to the tablet without any problem. Along with that the tablets also has an HDMI output, which is capable of handling full high definition 1080p videos on bigger screen devices.
Though not much discount is available on this tablet, but ebay.in is offering soft sleeve cushion pouch worth Rs 400, scratch guard worth Rs 350, stereo earphone worth Rs 300 and a stylus pen worth Rs 250 free with the tablet if you buy the tablet from the site before January 15th.
Spice Stellar Pad Mi1010
Market Price: Rs 17,999
Deal Price: Rs 12,999 (Saholic.com)
Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 is the latest 10 inch tablet in the market. It comes with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor with Quadcore GPU. Stellar Pad is the first full HD tablet with IPS display (wide angle viewing) by any Indian brand. The tablet is based on Android 4.1 operating system.
A 7600 mAh Lithium ion polymer battery in the device promises video playing time of six hours and a standby of 15 days. It has massive 16 GB of internal memory. In the box one will get a leather cover worth Rs 2,000 and a USB ‘on-the-go’ cable.
Karbonn Velox Smart Tab 8 (ST-8)
Market Price: Rs 7,025
Deal price: Rs 6,718 (Naptol.com)
The Karbonn Velox Tab 8 comes with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system which runs on a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and 1 GB RAM. Its 8 inch display comes with a healthy resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
On connectivity segment, it has Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G (via dongle), HDMI and USB interface. It also has GPS for navigation. The tablet has a 3 megapixel main camera and a VGA camera on front for video calling.
Karbonn Velox Tab 8 has 1.5 GB of usable internal storage, and supports up to 32 GB expandable memory. It comes with a decent 4500 mAH battery. Going by the specs, it’s one of the best tablets in its segment for sure.
Videocon V10 (Rs 11,200)
Market Price: Rs 11,900
Deal Price: Rs 11,200 (Homeshop18 and Snapdeal.com)
Videocon recently launched its first Android tablet in the market, named as V10. The tablet comes with a 10.1-inch IPS display with 1280×800 resolution, a 1.5GHz Cortex A9 dual core processor and 1 GB of RAM based on Rockchip SoC (System on chip).
The Videocon V10 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system straight out of the box. Both of its rear and front cameras are of 2 megapixel capacity. It comes with 8 GB built-in storage which is expandable up to 32 GB via a micro SD card as well.
The V10 also sports a huge 6800 mAh battery. Besides, there is an HDMI port in the tablet as well which allows it to be connected to a HDMI enabled TV. The tablet weighs 650 grams.