Decent affordable tablets are not difficult to find but the real catch is to get one with voice calling support. Usually the large screen bearing smartphones are good enough but why compromise when you can get the tablets with voice calling support? Only handful tablet models actually offer voice calling support since those models too have to go through several certifications and tests.
This week, we bring you five budget tablets with voice calling support.
Asus Fonepad 7 Dual SIM
This tablet comes in Dual-SIM configuration along with voice calling support. The Asus Fonepad 7 has a 7 inch TN Panel display with 1024×600 pixel resolution. The touchscreen display offers up to 10 finger multi-touch support. This new version of the Fonepad 7 features a dual-core, 1.2 GHz Intel Atom Z2520 mobile processor. The Fonepad 7 tablet features essential 1 GB RAM but offers only 4 GB of onboard storage. However, its expandable storage slot can accommodate a micro SD card of up to 64 GB .
Asus has loaded the tablet with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Asus Fonepad 7 has 2 megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel front camera. Fonepad 7 has a 3950 mAh capacity battery that promises about 30 hours worth of 3G network talk time and 10 hours of overall battery run time. Besides, the tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 and supports WiFi for faster mobile internet experience.
Lenovo A7-30 tablet offers standard set of features also offers SIM card slot to support a module along with voice calling . Priced at Rs 9,979, the Lenovo A7-30 will let you enjoy mobile web with a high speed 3G network enabled SIM module. Lenovo’s new A7-30 tablet offers a 7-inch touchscreen display with 1024×600 pixel resolution and supports multi-touch.
Under the chassis, this tablet has a quad-core, 1.3 GHz MediaTek MTK 8382M mobile chipset which is paired with 1 GB RAM. The tablet packs 8 GB storage and has a memory card slot that can hold up to a 32 GB micro SD card.
It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and there is no word on the Android 4.4 KitKat. At the back, the tablet has 2 megapixel camera and in the front is a 0.3 megapixel camera for video calls. Other features of Lenovo A7-30 include Bluetooth, WiFi Support, SIM slot, GPS with A-GPS and a 3500 mAh battery that promises usage time of about 8 hours.
The Digiflip Pro XT 712 is the tablet from e-commerce portal Flipkart. It has a 7 inch IPS display with 1280×800 resolution. Measuring 9.2 mm thick, the tablet weighs 285 grams including the metal body and battery. DigiFlip Pro XT 712 is powered by a quad core 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8382 mobile processor and 1 GB RAM.
For storage, it has 16 GB internal memory and an expandable storage slot that can accommodate a micro SD card of up to 32 GB. The tablet runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and offers dual SIM slots with 3G connectivity as well as voice calling. Besides, it has WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity. Digiflip Pro XT 712 has a 5 megapixel camera and an LED flash in its rear panel while a 2 megapixel camera is in its front. The rear camera can capture full HD videos. Besides, the tablet has a 3000 mAh battery that claims to offer 8 hours of talktime and 168 hours of standby. It comes with USB OTG support and GPS for navigation as well.
OPlus XonPad 7
Oplus introduced the XonPad 7 with voice calling enabled with SIM card support. The Oplus XonPad 7 features a 7-inch HD display and is powered by quad-core, 1.2 GHz mobile processor. XonPad 7’s 7-inch IPS LCD display features 1280×800 pixel resolution and ready to watch HD content. It has 1 GB DDR3 RAM to smoothly run the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
The tablet comes packed with 16 GB on-board storage and has a memory card slot. The XonPad 7 also accommodates a 3G network SIM module and also offers voice calling. Apart from that, the wireless connectivity options include WiFi and Bluetooth. At its rear, there is a 5 megapixel camera with video recording capability and autofocus. In the front, it has a 2 megapixel camera for video calls. Weighing 310 grams, the XonPad 7 tablet packs a 3500 mAh battery.
The iBall Slide 3G 7803Q-900 tablet is one of those rare dual-SIM configuration offering tablets which supports two 3G network enabled SIM modules. Users can enjoy high speed mobile internet from either or both the SIM cards. The new Slide 3G 7803Q-900 features a 7.85-inch display with 1024×768 pixel resolution. The tablet has been powered by a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 based unspecified mobile chipset and 1 GB DDR3 RAM for faster system performance.
The Slide Q900 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and offers decent 16 GB on-board storage. The memory card slot can support up to 32 GB micro SD card. iBall has also added USB On-The-Go support for hooking up flash drives. Other features include Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS and packing 4000 mAh battery. This tablet also features Wireless FM radio to enjoy music as well as other information on the move.