Wishtel Adds To The Flood Of Low Cost Tablets
Ira, the seven-inch Andoid tablet supports more than Indian languages besides HD video, wi-fi and 3G. The tablets have an in-built memory beginning from 2 GB that can be expanded to 32 GB.
Wishtel will sell through 350 distribution and support centers, targeting end users such as students, homemakers and corporate executives.
The company that makes the tablets in Maharashtra and Gujarat said it would participate in the second bidding round for Aakash.
This tablet launch along with the earlier releases this week is going to make the tablet market interesting. Early this week, two Indian companies engaged in making computer peripherals and commodity trading launched tablet personal computers or tablets at a fraction of high-cost tablets.
Zync launched its seven-inch tablet on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich at Rs 8,990 while Intex Technologies launched i-Tab, an eight-inch Android tablet priced at Rs 11,900.
ABI Research suggests the sub-$400 tablets will grab more than 60% share of the market by 2016.