With WiFi connectivity present in our houses and offices there is not much need for having a dedicated 3G connection for your tablet’s data needs. Even smartphones today are capable of offering WiFi data connectivity for other devices, making 3G connectivity more likely an optional feature.
So if you also are in search of a WiFi only tablet, then here is a list of some good WiFi only tablets on which many retailers are also offering good discount.
Apple iPad 2 (16 GB)
Deal price: Rs 22,499
Normal price: Rs 24,999+
Although a bit old now but still 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 is powered with an A5 dual core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor. The best part of the iPad is that 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 chat, and the rear camera that is capable of recording videos as well as for taking images.
The iPad 2 is also eligible for the latest iOS 6 operating system that brings a host of new features and performance related fixes for the device. Now that the device is available at a cheaper price point it has made possible for the fans to own a classy apple product without hurting their pocket much.
This offer is available exclusively on ebay.in, and users can also opt for EMI option for buying this product.
BlackBerry PlayBook 64 GB
Deal price: Rs 16,499
Normal price: Rs 18,999
The BlackBerry PlayBook might be old but it still is a pretty fast and desirable tablet. The 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 has 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 who needs memory cards.
The Playbook is available for this price exclusively through Junglee.com and the users can also opt for EMI as well as cash on delivery to buy this tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 311
Deal price: Rs 11,990
Normal price: Rs 12,999+
The Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 311 has 7-inch touchscreen display (1024×600) and comes in 16 GB onboard memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB though a micro SD card. Housing a dual-core 1 GHz ARM Cortex based mobile processor, this tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. Samsung has added custom TouchWiz user interface to enhance the user’s experience.
Powerful internal hardware bearing Galaxy Tab weighs about 385 grams. It has 3 megapixel rear camera that is capable of recording 720p HD videos while a 0.3 front camera is there for video chatting.
This offer is available exclusively on shopclues.com, and users can also opt for EMI option for buying this product.
Acer Iconia B1
Deal price: Rs 7,899
Normal price: Rs 8100+
The Iconia B1 is Acer’s first ever low cost tablet. It houses a low power dual core mobile processor and 8 GB on board storage. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update and is aimed at consumers who wish to read eBooks, browse the mobile web, play casual games and connect over social networks.
The Acer Iconia B1 features a 7 inch LCD display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution and it supports multi-touch. Under the hood, it packs a low power dual core 1.2 GHz Mediatek MTK 8317T mobile processor clubbed with 512 MB RAM. By default, the tablet offers 8 GB on board storage, part of which would be reserved for system updates. One can always add up to 32 GB via micro SD card to expand storage.
The wireless connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and GPS. There is a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera to click portrait images and support video chat. Packing a micro USB 2.0 charging port, the Iconia B1 has a 2710 mAh battery as well.
The Acer Iconia B1 is available for this price exclusively on Mirchimart.com and users can also take benefit of cash on delivery and EMI option that the seller is providing.
HCL Me tab U1
Deal price: Rs 4,999
Normal price: Rs 6,999+
The seven inch display based Me tab U1 was launched at Rs 7,999 and now is available at a much lower price point making it good for beginners. The U1 comes with Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich operating system, 1 GHz Arm Cortex A8 processor, and 512 MB RAM. Besides that the tablet has got a 0.3 megapixel front camera which is good enough for voice chats but it does not have a rear camera. Also there’s a 3600 mAh battery in the tablet and one can access 3G through a dongle.
The tablet comes with a 7 inch display that features an 800 x 480 pixel resolution and a capacitive touch that recognises up to 5 touch points .
The tablet does not have access to Android Market (which is now known as Google Play Store). Instead, the company has given the device access to HCL Me App store from where users can download applications which have been optimized and carefully selected to perform on the Me tab.
The HCL Me Tab U1 is available for this price exclusively through snapdeal.com and the users can also opt for EMI as well as cash on delivery to buy this tablet.