Karbonn to launch Android Jelly Bean Smart tab 4 for Rs 11,000
Mobile handset & device maker karbonn Mobiles are all set to launch the first Android smart tab 4 that will run on Google latest Jelly bean platform by this September, priced at Rs 11,000/- . Equipped with Gorilla glass screen, Karbonn Smart tab 4 will be a 9.7 inch tablet based on Google’s latest jelly bean Operating system and it will be launched in September 2012 at an affordable price of Rs. 11000/- . Jelly bean is the same OS which will be used in Google Nexus, the upcoming phone of Google.
As per Karbonn Spokesperson, Pardeep Jain (M.D, Karbonn Mobiles) said today “We will be launching Karbonnn Smart Tab 4, a 9.7 inch tablet based on Google’s latest operating system Jelly Bean by this August”
Karbonn mobile is an Indian mobile handset market company, famous for their home-made affordable tablets and mobile devices.
Apart from the Jelly Bean OS, Karbonn smart tab 4 will be equipped with Gorilla glass screen and it will powered by 1.5GHz processor. It will support WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G through a USB Dongle.
Mr. Jain also informed “Another version of Smart Tab 4 with SIM functionality will be launched in September and it might come bundled with a leading telco’s SIM and free data”.
Earlier reports were coming that Google will be launching Nexus as the first phone powered by Jelly bean OS by the end of August. but no official confirmation has been found yet and it will reach India only after September. Google Nexus is a 7 inch device which will be powered by the same jelly bean OS developed by Google itself. It is also being said that the price of Nexus 7 will be a bit costlier than Karbonn Smart tab 7. it may be another reason for Karbonn mobiles to make a strong grip over the tablet market.
Features of Google Jelly bean
Jelly bean is the latest operating system developed by Google. on 27 June 2012, Google I/O announced the latest 4.1 version Jelly bean, an Android OS with improved user inference.
- Project Butter: This features aims to make the OS extremely smooth and compatible on devices.
- Camera: Users will be able to swipe sideways, if they wish to access a gallery. It will be easier for them to delete the photos by swiping them off from the screen
- Up-gradation in notification bar: In the 4.1 OS, the notification bar has also been upgraded.
Apart of that some extra features and apps has also been added to Jelly bean, some of them are
- Google now App
- Audio chat or gap-less playback
- Triple buffering in the graphics pipeline
- Bluetooth data transfer for Android Beam
- Automatically re-sizable app widgets
Karbonn mobiles will be launching the smart tab 4 with Android 4.1 OS (popularly known as Jelly bean) by this September. Continuing the same trend, price of the tab seems very affordable as Rs 11,000 is not a big amount for a wide screen tablet with latest Operating system. Features and specifications of the tab will be revealed soon after the product launch. Stay tuned with SJ for live updates on karbonn Jelly bean powered Smart tab 4.
Do not forget to share your mind on this new tablet. What do you think if you compare if with upcoming Google Nexus. As it is launching early and having a relatively lower price, it can take rivalry with Nexus.