Bangalore firm launches USD 99 Android tablet!!!

The iPad 2 may have emerged as the low price leader in tablets but Indian brands are taking the price war to a higher level … no in fact the lower level. Recently, RCOM has introduced the Reliance 3G Tab which is priced at Rs. 12,999 and then there was Bharti Enterprises that unveiled the Beetel Magiq priced at Rs. 9,999.  A Bangalore based company called Lakshmi Access Communication Systems (LACS) have launched yet another Android based tablet in the Indian market for a base price as low as USD 99 or INR 4500 though the retail price will increase to USD 137 or INR 6250 including taxes.

The 7 inches tablet dubbed as the Magnum Pepper Tablet PC will run on Fro Yo Android 2.2 and it is equipped with an 800 MHz processor. There is no exact detailing regarding the screen as whether the touchscreen would be capacitive or resistive and the users need to be updated on that part.

LACS named their tablet PC Magnum Pepper; a strange name but decent features. Magnum has Shanzhai-type specs such as 800MHz processor, 256MB RAM, front facing camera, 3.5mm headphone jack, G-sensors, USB 2.0 and RJ45 LAN port. LACS’ low cost retreat has Wi-Fi, but no 3G. It also has 2GB built-in memory and extended storage up to 32GB via SD card.

Mahendra Kumar Jain, the company’s managing director confirmed that the tablet is designed by LACS and will be manufactured in China. He added: “We have made it affordable, we have ensured it fits the pocket…

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Krishnadas August 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm

From I get this ,am in bangalore

2 dkapoor August 31, 2011 at 9:30 am

you can purchase this from http://www.merimobiles.com/ or check your local distributer…

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