BSNL & Pantel launches 3 Android tablets; heats up Indian tablet space

It’s raining tablets everywhere and Indian mobile space is not an exception either. After the Governement of India launched Aakast tablet dubbed as the cheapest tablet, BSNL has come up with a competitor. Along with Aakash competitor BSNL has also launched two Android tablets.

Panta Tpad IS 701R or the Aakash competitor is WiFi only tablet, runs on Android 2.3 and is powered by 1GHz processor. It comes with 7-inch resistive (eww) touchscreen with 800*600 pixel resolution and features a VGA camera on front end for video calls. It also offers HDMI port and comes with 256MB RAM,  2GB of internal memory and with expandable memory card slot. It is powered by 3000mAh battery. The tablet is priced at just 3,250 INR.

Apart from that, BSNL has also launched Panta T-Pad WS 704C which comes with 3G connectivity (support for CDMA/EVDO and GSM), runs on Android 2.3 and is powered by 1GHz processor. It also comes with 7-inch resistive touchscreen, 512MB RAM, 0.3 Mega Pixel camera on front end and 2 Mega Pixel camera on the rear end. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery and is priced at just 10,999 INR.

The last tablet from BSNL’s pocket is Panta Tpad WS 802C which comes with an 8-inch capacitive touchscreen, 1.2GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal memory which is exandable up to 32GB via MicroSD slot. Rest of the features it adopts from the Panta Tpad WS 704C. It’s priced at 13,500 INR.

All the tablets are manufactured by Noida based company – Pantel. The tablets comes bundled with three months of free 2G/GPRS data usage and discounted 3G plans from BSNL.


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  • Shah

    stupid marketing team…posted webOS pic on one of the android tablets… agreed webOS is free but no one has posted it like this…