Before one year, there were only a few Android-based tablets offered in the Indian market, and now the tablets are taking the computing world by leaps and bounds with Android that seems to be the flavor of the day. Tablets have something for everybody whether you are a business professional, student or else. Mostly all top tablet manufacturers are releasing Android-based tablets with advanced features at an attractive price tag to lure the consumers. Some tablets hold ten inch screens others seven, as well as there are huge differences in processing power, battery life, and on-board RAM.
One of the key advantages of Android over the iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook is that, in place of a single hardware option, you can access the OS on numerous tablets in various sizes with diverse designs. There is a long list of Android tablets on the market, so it gives confusion which one is best and suits our budget. Don’t worry, here is provided list of top best Android tablets available at the price of below Rs. 5000. This could help to resolve your dilemma that which tablet needs to be selected.
Aakash Tablet – Rs. 2500
The Aakash Tablet is the most economically priced computing device ever to be made in India and until now it is known to be the cheapest tablet in the world. It is packed with a few remarkable features that can match any other computing device. Initially the device was known as Sakshat tablet, but later changed to Aakash, which means “sky”. The tablet is the result of a scheme by the Government of India to make computers inexpensive and accessible to all its citizens, particularly to the young student community. Aakash tablet features 7-inch capacitive touch screen with 800 x 480 pixel resolution, which becomes useful to see documents and files clearly. The tablet is intended to support a range of document (DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP, PDF), audio (MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA), video (MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV), and image (PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF) file formats as well as contains an application for access to YouTube video content. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system and powered by dual-core ARM Cortex A-9 processor. It is obtainable with 256 MB of RAM, 2 GB of internal memory and 3200 mAh battery, which runs up to 3 hours with complete charge. There is also a graphics accelerator and HD video co processor, two USB ports, a 3.5 mm audio output and input jack, Wi-fi capability, an internal cellular and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) modem.
BSNL Penta T Pad IS701R – Rs. 3250
The Penta T-Pad IS701R is manufactured by a Noida based company – Pantel. This tablet is sold by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited with their data plans at discounted rates. It has a high resolution 7” resistive touch screen with 800 x 600 pixels resolution & 16:9 aspect ratio. You have all the controls with a single finger touch mode. There are 3 physical buttons located on the front for ‘Home’, ‘Options’ and ‘Back’. It works on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and powered by a 1 GHz processor. This tablet has a 2GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 32GB with micro SD card. The BSNL tablet sports a 3000 mAh rechargeable lithium-polymer battery, Wi-Fi, USB port and HDMI port. It also comes with a normal VGA front camera for video chat & conferencing. Enjoy media playback or browse web on wireless on Penta TPAD IS701R. As well, the phone has support for Android Market, so that you can download apps on the device similar to all the other Android handsets.
Go Tech Funtab – Rs. 3999
An Indian Delhi based manufacturer, Go Tech Digital Pvt Ltd launched ‘Funtab’ with the expectations that numerous people have with technology. Go Tech Funtab is a 3G enabled tablet powered with 800MHz processor and 7 inch TFT LCD 16:9 wide screen. This tablet is planned keeping in mind the needs of the youth and comes packed with required specifications. Its features include 256MB of RAM, Android 2.3 operating system, Wi-Fi support, 2800mAh battery, 2GB of flash memory, 3G enabled for connectivity and VGA camera for average quality video recording and pictures. It comes pre-loaded with education contents like Edu TV and Fun apps. Its dimensions are 200MM x 127MM x 13.8MM and weighs 361g. You get Google Play store and also download and enjoy millions of applications.
Kobian iXA tablet – Rs. 3999
Kobian iXA tablet is installed with a 7 inch resistive touch screen display, runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and powered by a 1GHZ single core processor with 512 MB of RAM which helps in handle multi task. The device has 4GB on-board memory, expandable up to 32 GB through microSD card. The iXA Tab is pretty thin and would be easy to hold, with the low weight of 341 gms. It has a 0.3MP front camera through which you can make video calls using a few applications such as Skype, etc. but there is no rear facing camera and even you can take few pictures with this camera. You can connect this tablet to a high-speed internet connection by means of Wi-Fi connectivity. The iXA Tab permits the video and audio playing of different formats, and this comprises avi, mov, mp4, 3GP aside from a few others, and the audio support comprises mp3, aac, wav, wma, etc.
EPad 7 Inch tablet – Rs. 3999
EPad 7 Inch tablet is ultra light and sleek tablet with 7-inch (16:9) TFT LCD resistance touch screen and 800 x 480 pixels display resolution. It comes with the much loved Android 2.3 operating system, which gives a user-friendly tablet experience. If you have never used a tablet PC earlier, then it won’t take you long to acquire the hang of this cool and compact device. It has 128MB of RAM, 2GB hard drive expandable to 16GB and built in camera. This android tablet not only provides you internet access through Wi-Fi, but also supports Ethernet/ADSL and 3G internet (through a 3G dongle), so you can get online and surf the web quite much anyplace. This low price tablet is outstanding when it comes to multimedia features like music, movies, games and e-books for the ultimate on-the-go entertainment. Due to its lightweight and compact design, it’s easy to take this android tablet anywhere you go, so you will be never without multimedia again.