Voice calling is a popular function of tablets, but the new Micromax Funbook Talk is highlighting it as one of the tablet’s key features.
The Micromax Funbook Talk sports a 7-inch TFT LCD capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
It runs on the Cortex A8 processor with a speed of 1 GHz, working alongside a Mali-400 2D/3D GPU. This tablet is also equipped with a gravity sensor and an accelerometer. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the operating system of choice.
For input, users are provided with a touchscreen QWERTY or T9 keyboard. This keyboard features predictive text input that makes typing easier and faster on the tablet. Voice calling is possible through a downloadable VoIP client. Meanwhile, data connectivity options include GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and microUSB v2.0.
It also comes with an HDMI port in case users want to connect the tablet to a larger display. It supports mp3 audio file format and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack to allow users to enjoy music. As for videos, MP4, WMV, AVI, and MOV file formats are all supported by the tablet. The tablet also supports the viewing of streaming video as well as Youtube content.
The tablet comes with a single camera. It faces the front and has a 0.3-megapixel sensor. This camera may be used to engage in video calls, the device’s primary function, or take photos. Photos are saved in JPEG format.
The Funbook Talk is packed with a 4GB flash storage and comes with 512 MB of RAM. Expansion is allowed by means of a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of extra storage.
The tablet draws its power from a Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery or through a proprietary power adaptor. It has a battery life of around 5 hours on a single charging session.
It also supports various kinds of messages, including E-mail, SMS, MMS, and Instant messaging through the Google Talk application.
The Micromax Funbook supports XHTML and WAP 2.0 and comes with the stock Android browser. As for e-mail, protocols such as POP3 and SMTP are supported, as well as Gmail and Push mail.
The tablet allows access to Google Play, which means that users can easily add more apps and other content on their device.
This tablet is available in India via Saholic, which sells it for Rs 7199.