Expert Review of Karbonn TABLET
The budget devices are a rage these days, be it Android featuring smartphones or Android featuring tablets. The latter of the two is a segment of the market that has really taken a new turn in the recent time with the tier 2 companies like Karbonn and Micromax giving the high profile brands like Samsung and Apple a run for their money. Karbonn TABLET is another example of the same that features a 7 inch screen that gives a resolution of 800 by 480 pixels and is further backed by the 5 point multi touch capacitive touchscreen technology. The response time of the device is fairly quick at least when put in perspective with other budget tablets. The device runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which is probably the best part of the device and the USP that would attract the customers towards it as it still falls well within the affordable range in terms of price. The Android ICS OS allows the user to access the latest of what the Android world of apps has to offer including the latest games.
The 1.2GHz processor should further help their cause and enrich the gaming experience with a snappy speed to access the resources of the system. As far as the storage capacity of the device is concerned, there is a 1GB internal memory which is rather less but the microSD card slot makes the device flexible in terms of memory thereby allowing the user to stretch the external memory up to 32GB. There is a music player and a video player that allows the user to access the latest of what the entertainment world has to offer in terms of songs and videos. The battery strength is strengthen by the presence of a 3,700 mAh standard lithium ion power back-up, which is better than Karbonn Smart Tab 3 that is also a 7 inch tablet from Karbonn but has a 2,600 mAh power back-up. Data connectivity features offered by the device include the Wi-Fi facility and the USB port. Some of the other features offered by the tablet includes Google Play, You Tube, Just Dial, Nibuzz, ET, Latitude, TOI, Karbonn Smart Browser, Karbonn Smart games, Google Maps, facebook, Downloads, Play TM, Gmail, E Mail and nexGTV.
User Interface and UI functionality
Karbonn TABLET has a 7 inch screen that gives a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels and can be interacted with through the touchscreen facility.
Karbonn TABLET has a music player that allows the user to listen to all the popular musical tracks that can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5mm jack. The user can also watch videos in high definition.
Pictures and Video quality
Karbonn TABLET has a 2 megapixels camera that makes sure that the user can click pictures with clarity although the quality may seem dim when pitted against the likes of devices from Samsung and Apple.
Karbonn TABLET is backed by the Wi-Fi facility that makes sure that the user can connect with the web and visit the desired web sites including Facebook, Twitter or even watch videos on YouTube. Various kinds of data can also be downloaded.
Internal and External Memory
Karbonn TABLET has a internal memory of 1GB which is slightly on the lower side. The user can use the microSD card slot to solve the problem by enhancing the external memory up to 32GB which would allow the user to keep a massive collection of data including songs, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out.
Applications and Gaming
Karbonn TABLET has lots of games and apps that are pre-installed in the device that make sure that the user stays engaged and entertained. Since the device is powered by the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, the user gets access to all the latest apps and games that the Android world of apps has to offer.
Karbonn TABLET is backed by the standard lithium ion battery of 3,700 mAh, which is pretty formidable and makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device for a longer duration without his or her work being cut out in the middle. The user then gets up to 25 hours of continuous music play.
Karbonn TABLET has loads of data connectivity features with the WiFi facility making sure that the user can access the web and download videos, games, images and games. The USB port makes sure that the user can connect with laptops and computers to exchange data where the data may be music files, games, images and videos.
Karbonn TABLET when compared to Miromax Funbook tablet has a similar processor with 1.2GHz and operating system with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Both the device have a 7 inch screen and so is the resolution with 480 by 800 pixels. The camera quality is better with Karbonn TABLET with a 2 megapixels camera but Micromax Funbook has a VGA quality camera which is inferior to Karbonn TABLET. The battery capacity is again better with Karbonn with a standard lithium ion battery of 3,700 mAh, which is much more than the standard lithium ion battery of 2,800 mAh from Micromax Funbook. As a result Karbonn TABLET gives a operating time of around 7 hours which is more than the 5 hours offered by Micromax Funbook.