Smartphones, PCs, Tablets, etc. go on blasting with the ANDROID tag, and pleasingly when it comes to India… combo of Android-based + Budget-friendly features can attract big numbers of people. This time Hong Kong-based tablet PC maker, Eken Electronics, has launched its cost effective…and Android-based tablets under the brand name of ‘Eken Leopard’ in India. The company will be selling ‘Eken Leopard’ with price ranging between Rs. 6,900 – Rs. 11,999.
Some words from Edison Chang, CEO of EKEN Electronics at Press release, “India is an exploding market with huge potential for cost effective tablets. This factor influenced us to launch quality budget tablets in India and this will enable computing advantage to everyone.” Thus, new EKEN entrant will be specially targeted to Indian tablet lovers so they can get better Android at such a lower cost. To get the potential place in the Indian tablet market, they get support of Kerala-based Aldous Glare Trade and Exports (AGTE) for its operation in India. AGTE CEO George Thomas, told reporters that it helps Eken for an exclusive national distribution of entire range of EKEN tablets in India.
Eken Leopard series tablets come in 3 different size variants such as 7-inch, 8-inch and 9.7-inch. As said earlier, this new device runs on Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwitch OS and powered by 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 Processor. It comes in sleet and slim design and weighs only 230 grams, thus it would be the slimmest tablet in comparison to the other tablets available in the market at this price.. EKEN has a 1.3 megapixel front camera for video calling along with 1080P HD video playback capabilities. Its connectivity features include Wi-Fi and 3G dongle, and it will come with 512MB DDR3 RAM, 8GB internal storage and 32 GB of additional memory through on-board SD card slot. As with the Google’s Android OS, you get various pre-installed apps via the Google Play Store and users can install thousands of applications on their tablet PC for free.
Eken assumed that Tablet PC market is ever growing in India, and the growth will continue till 2016. Considering this, Eken is hoping to sell as many as 10,000 units a month by December this year. This may be obvious as Eken will be specially focusing on the schools and educational institutions in India. Moreover, it is expected that it can compete with the famous tablets like Micromax Funbook, Funbook Pro and various others, which are already leading in the market.
Specifications & Features:
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8
- Operating System: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- RAM: 512 MB DDR3
- Internal Storage: 8 GB
- Expandable Storage Capacity: 32 GB
- Display Type: 7 inch Capacitive LED Screen multi point touch, 8 inch, 9.7 inch size and 3G and GPS models
- Other Display Features:
- Multi-touch Screen
- Resolution: 800*480 Pixels
- Primary Camera: VGA up to 30fps with audio; 1.3M-quality still camera
- Languages: Support multi language
- Internet Browsing Time: 5 hrs
- Battery: Built-in 2300mAh rechargeable lithium battery
- Internet Connectivity: Wi-Fi Available, 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Video Playback: HD Playback
- Connectivity: 3G Module: Support External USB port 3G
- Dimensions: 192*116*10mm
- Weight: 230 g
- Video Formats Supported: AVI (H.264, DIVX, XVID, rm, rmvb, MKV, WMV, MOV, MP4, (H.264, MPEG, DIVX, XVID), MPEG, MPG, FLV. HD 1080P max.
- Audio Formats Supported: MP3, WMA, MP2, OGG, AAC, M4A, MA4, FLAC, 3GP, WAV