Salora launches android calling tablet ‘Fontab’ at Rs 6,899

Salora International (SIL) has added another dimension to its product portfolio with launch of its android calling tablet ‘Fontab’ at Rs 6,899, its third in the tablet series. The tablet sports a 17.7-cm (7-inch) display and runs Android 4.1 aka Jelly Bean version out-of-box. The slate is powered by a 1.5 GHz processor, coupled with 1 GB RAM.

The tablet comes fitted with a 2 MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front-facing camera. In terms of connectivity, the slate supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HDMI, 2G (via SIM) and 3G (via external dongle). The tablet gets 4 GB internal storage capacity, which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD and the company has loaded Fontab with a 3,500 mAh battery.

Salora International has emerged as a diversified entity with interests in sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, supply chain management, distribution, marketing, retail and after-sales service.

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Where are we on the Mobile Internet ?

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