Gone are the days when tablets used to be a luxury for the rich. Today the prices have come down significantly making these devices affordable for almost all of those who wish to own one. To make it easier for you, we have here listed the top five online tablet deals which offer the best discounts.
In our tablet deals for this week we have incorporated bigger brands like Apple and Samsung while focusing on the prices so that it is easier to afford as well.
So let’s check out what the online stores have to offer for the tablet buyers this week.
Sony Tablet S WiFi, 16 GB (Rs 21,990)
The Tablet S features a 9.4-inch touchscreen LCD display which is built using Sony TruBlack technology that promises better reproduction of high quality images and videos. The tablet incorporates usage of a special anti-reflective film and thereby makes tablet display less reflective. The display on the Sony Tablet S features a 1280×800 pixel resolution with 16:10 aspect ratio.
The Tablet S comprises of a dual-core 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 processor that incorporates a low power Geforce series graphics chip as well. Along with this the tablet has 1 GB memory which with the Honeycomb operating system ensures a smoother user experience. As per the specification, the tablet comes with 16 GB on-board storage but out of that only 9 GB is user accessible storage, rest is used by the devices OS and other applications. But don’t worry as you can add more memory using an SD card.
There’s a 5-megapixel camera in the rear center of the tablet which comes without any LED Flash. This camera is powered by Exmor R for Mobile image sensor for HD quality images and can also record videos in 1280×720 pixel resolution. The front facing camera is of mere 0.3 megapixels and would serve good enough for video chats.
This offer is available exclusively on Buytheprice.com, and users will get additional Rs 1000 cash back while purchasing this tablet. On other online stores, the Sony tablet S is available for a price of Rs 22,999 and above.
Apple iPad 2, 16 GB, WiFi (Rs 21,890)
The iPad 2 is one of the best selling tablets in the world. It comes with a 9.7 inch LED-backlit, IPS display. The iPad 2 features a A5 dual core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor that is much faster than the older iPad. It comes with 10 hours of battery life for a day long interrupted usage as well. The iPad 2 also features two cameras, one front facing VGA camera for using Face Time for video chats, while the rear camera is capable of recording videos as well as for taking images.
The company has introduced two new apps – iMovie and Garage Band, with the iPad 2. Users can use iMovie to shoot and edit movies on their iPads itself and post them to Facebook, YouTube and Mobile Me gallery, whereas Garage Band makes iPad a recording studio in itself. The improved features also include faster Safari browsing, and personal hotspot feature that allows users to share their Internet connection other devices.
This iPad 2 is available for just Rs 21,890 from ebay.in, and users can also opt for EMI option to buy this tablet. The iPad 2 WiFi is available for a price of Rs 22,999 and above at various online stores as well.
Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 310 (Rs 18,900)
The Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 310, which comes with 3G connectivity, offers some good performance and for the price it comes as an absolute delight. This Galaxy Tab-2 310 has a 7-inch touchscreen display (1024×600) and has almost same features as the other Galaxy Tab products available right now in the market. The device comes in 16 GB onboard memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB more with SDHC cards. Housing a dual-core 1 GHz ARM Cortex based mobile processor, this tablet runs Android 4.0 ICS OS. Samsung has added custom TouchWiz user interface to enhance the user’s experience.
Powerful internal hardware bearing Galaxy Tab weighs about 385 grams. At the rear lies a humble 3 megapixel camera that is capable of recording 720p HD video and in the front there’s a 3 megapixel camera for video chatting.
This tablet features USB 2.0 port and offers wireless connectivity through WiFi, Bluetooth, and DLNA. The Galaxy Tab by default supports number of popular video formats such as DivX as well as Xvid.
Currently, Ebay is offering this tablet for Rs 18,900 while other online stores are selling it for Rs 19,999 or more.
BlackBerry PlayBook 64 GB (Rs 16,499)
The BlackBerry Playbook runs on the QNX operating system and is powered by a Cortex A9 dual core processor with PowerVR SGX540 graphics card and 1 GB RAM. In terms of performance, the Playbook is by far the most impressive tablet and the one with the maximum battery life too. BlackBerry PlayBook uses a standard 5300 mAh Li-Po battery.
The PlayBook sports a 7 inch LCD capacitive touchscreen that has 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. The high resolution screen also has four point, multi-touch and gesture support features. There’s a 5 megapixel camera at the back of the PlayBook and can record full HD 1080p video in Mpeg format. There is also a 3 megapixel front-facing camera that allows video chats. The PlayBook does not have a micro SD memory card slot though. But with 64 GB of onboard memory we think users can survive for another couple of years.
The Playbook is available for Rs 16,499 from Flipkart.com and the seller has also bundled a Rainbow scratch guard for the device which is included in the price. The Playbook 64 GB is also available for a price of Rs 18,999 from other online stores.
Micromax Funbook 4 GB with MiFi router (Rs 8,990)
The Micromax Funbook comes with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800×480 pixel resolution and the capacitive touch of the display is capable of multi touch inputs. It has a Cortex A8 architecture based 1.2 GHz processor and dedicated dual core MALI graphics processor for visual superiority. It has 512 MB of RAM which works well on ICS and 4 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 32 GB through an external SDHC cards.
For data connectivity, the Funbook has option for WiFi and 3G connection through a USB dongle. Users will also get a Tata Photon data card for free with the tablet with 1 GB of free data download for two months as a complimentary offer form the manufacturer. Users however will have to bear an additional charge of Rs 500 to get the connection activated. Also in this offer a MiFi personal WiFi router is also included with the device which allows the tablet to create a WiFi hotspot for five other devices.
The tablet also has an HDMI port which will allow users to connect the Funbook to a TV. The Android tablet also supports a number of music and video file formats for entertainment superiority while being mobile too. There is a VGA (0.3 megapixel) front facing camera for video chats as well but there is no rear camera. Also, its 2800 mAh battery, according to the company, provides five hours of browsing.
The Funbook plus MiFi router offer is available for Rs 8,990 on Snapdeal.com and users can also take benefit of cash on delivery and EMI option that the seller is providing.