Expert Review of Karbonn Smart Tab 8 Black
Karbonn recently unveiled its new tablet called Karbonn Smart Tab 8 in the Indian Market. This is an 8-inch tablet dubbed as Karbonn Smart Tab 8-Velox, which runs on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Karbonn Smart Tab 8 comes with dual-core 1.5GHz Cortex A9 processor and 1GB RAM delivering high-speed multitasking and faster web surfing. This tablet has some impressive specifications like a dual core CPU and display with 1024 x 768 Pixels resolution. The screen has 5 point multi-touch screen feature. This tablet has a primary camera of 3 megapixels and VGA camera at the front.
VGA camera can be used in Skype and Google hangouts with your friends. Sporting an 8.0 inch TFT LCD capacitive touch screen display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution, this tablet from Karbonn comes with 1.5GB internal storage. External memory of this tab can be expanded upto 32GB via microSD card. As far as connectivity is concerned, it comes with Bluetooth, WI-FI and HDMI output as well. The tablet supports 3G and you can browse through internet with the help of pre installed Google Chrome browser. Karbonn Smart Tab 8 has astounding design and looks and it comes in white and black colours. The tablet supports full HD video playback of formats MP4, 3GP, AVI, MPG; and audio format supported is MP3. Karbonn Smart Tab 8 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 4,500 mAh battery, which would definitely give a sufficient battery backup.
User Interface and UI functionality
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 adorns a dual-core ARM 1.5GHz Cortex A9 processor that provides fast data processing without any lag while multitasking. It also has integrated dual-core GPU. The combination of a powerful CPU and GPU delivers a very good gaming experience on this tablet. This Karbonn tablet works on android v4.1.1 Jelly Bean operating system which is a robust platform to the latest software and applications. The tablet equips integrated accelerometer sensor which makes the user interface rotate automatically. The Karbonn Smart Tab 8 holds an 8 inch TFT capacitive touch screen boasting a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and shows a pixel density of 160ppi. The karbonn tablet supports the multi-touch input method up to 5 fingers, thus enables you to use more than one finger in the user interface and work with an ease. The screen has 3D G-Sensors for ultimate gaming experience.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 offers rich multimedia features combined with great performance. This tablet has a primary camera of 3.0 megapixels and VGA camera at the front. VGA camera can be used in Skype and Google hangouts with your friends. The primary camera captures images in a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Karbonn Smart Tab 8 has quite nice music based features in form of an embedded MP3 and MP4 music players. Though the tablet does not have any integrated FM Radio feature in it. Also you can connect your speakers to the stereo jack as an optional source of sound.
Pictures and Video quality
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 is equipped with dual cameras. The primary camera is of 3 megapixels. It is capable of capturing pictures in very fine resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The secondary front-facing VGA camera also takes one’s own videos and pictures and primarily has been placed in the tablet to facilitate video calling and video chatting. The tablets’s video player supports MP4, AVI, 3GP, MPG.The graphics card provided is from the US Company called Vivante. It is good and in fact a great competitor for Mali cards provided by ARM.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 can have internet connectivity through WiFi 802.11 b/g/n. It also supports a 3G dongle which can be used to achieve 3G internet connectivity on the go. For transferring data and files wirelessly and flawlessely, you can use Bluetooth connectivity featured in the tablet. And you can also connect a pendrive or other external devices via USB port.
Internal and External Memory
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 offers 1.5GB of internal memory space with 1GB RAM. If you do not find this storage capacity sufficient, then for you the tablet supports microSD flash card through which the memory can be further extended up to 32GB enabling the user to store huge amount of multimedia data in your tablet. Apart from this, Karbonn Smart Tab 8 has ability to accommodate unlimited phonebook entries, photo calls and call details.
Applications and Gaming
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 has many pre-loaded applications and games. Such as YouTube, Facebook, Angry Birds, Easy Multi-tasking, Widgets, 3D Games, NexGtv, Saavn, Movie Studio, Just Dial, Voice Search, TOI, ET, News, Flipboard, PoPi, PayTM, Play Store, Wi-Fi Drop Box, AndroXplorer, Unified Remote, AndSMB, QR Droid, Synodroid, PRemoteDroid, and many more. Furthermore the tablet runs on the Android operating system, thus has an application Store through which you can download ample of latest games and applications.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 includes a non-removable Li-ion 4,500 mAh battery which would definitely provide you sufficient battery backup of about 6 plus hours. The tablet charges pretty fast and does not heat up when you play games or even browse net via Wi-Fi for hours.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 offers connectivity options including 3G support via USB dongle, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and HDMI. The USB can also be tethered for undisturbed data transfer. The tablet does not offer any GPS or GPRS connectivity. Sending MMS, IMs and push mails are also possible through this phone.
Karbonn just provides many options to the consumers from their tablet section. Sadly this time also they haven’t integrated the cellular receiver and a SIM card slot in the Karbonn Smart Tab 8. This tablet has some impressive specifications like a dual-core CPU and display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution. Overall design of the tablet is very similar to the previously launched Karbonn Smart Tab 10 Cosmic.