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Tablets from HCL

Zafar Anjum | April 3, 2012
The Indian IT company announces Me Tab U1 and MyEdu Tabs

PC Manufacturer HCL has announced the launch of India's first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet and two students-focused tablets, NDTV has reported.

The Android 4.0 tablet, Me Tab U1, is priced at Rs. 7,999 (US$158). Targeted at the mass market, it will soon be available in the market.

The other two student focused versions of Me Tab U1 are MyEdu Tab K12 and MyEdu Tab HE. These devices will come pre-loaded with educational content. MyEdu tablets will be sold for Rs 11,499 (US$227) and Rs 9,999 (U$198) respectively.

While, My Edu Tab K12 is meant for students up to class 12th, My Edu Tab HE is for college going students, according to a report in The Mobile Indian. Both have student specific contents and applications preinstalled. HCL is offering educational content for free for one year with My Edu Tab K12 while My Edu Tab HE owners can enjoy the contents for three years, the report said.

Both tablets will be supported by HCL cloud storage.

The three tablets have similar specifications: a 7 inch capacitive display, 1GHz single core processor and a front camera. They will also have wi-fi connectivity, 3G support via USB modem, and 4GB of internal storage.

However, the tablets are not equipped with Google suite of applications or the Play Store.

 

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