BSNL Tab At Rs. 3,499 With Attractive Data Plans!

Now there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that this year, tablets will redefine the world in terms of technology. Since Apple launched its iPad, all the companies are trying to achieve the same success story which Apple achieved rather easily. So far, no one has been able to achieve the same feat, except Samsung Galaxy Tab, which also received immense accolades.

Now it seems that even government companies like BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) cannot refrain themselves from entering into this hot market of tablets. On Friday, it revealed three different tablets altogether bundled with attractive data plans. According to company officials, all three tablets will be bundled with a data plan of 5GB for 60 days after which users can avail the same offer by recharging the same plan with Rs.750.


The tablets are manufactured by a Noida based company, Pantel technologies Private Limited and are available in the price range of Rs.3499 and Rs.13000. Let us take a brief look at specifications of these tablet:.

  • Penta IS701R: This is the entry level tablet priced at Rs.3499. This is a Wi-Fi tablet running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It is equipped with 1 GHz processor and 256MB RAM. Penta IS701R also sports HDMI port using which you can connect it to your HDTV. It gives decent display quality as it is equipped with 7-inch resistive touch screen display providing 800x600px resolution. It has 2GB internal memory and a MicroSD memory slot to expand it. And as a bonus for such a low-cost tablet, it’s also bundled with a VGA camera for video calling which amazed us.
  • Penta IS701R comes in three variations, one out of other two being equipped with USB support and other one with MicroUSB support for data card.
  • The mid-range tablet is tagged as “Penta Tpad_ws704c” and features same specifications as entry-level tablet with exception of connectivity. Users can also use 3G on this tablet variation through SIM card. You will also get an in-built Accelerometer, A-GPS, Bluetooth and a 2MP camera at its rear.
  • The tablet priced at Rs.13500 has everything which other two versions have plus an 8-inch display.

All these three tablets are expected to be available from March in stores.


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