Wishtel has announced the launched of IRA Thing 2 tablet in India that runs Android v4.0 ICS, has a 7-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and is priced Rs. 6,500 that appears competitive to similar featured Micromax Funbook tablet that cost the same.
Based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, WishTel had earlier in March 2012 launched slew of low-cost tablets in India market after Intex technology’s i-Tab followed by Zync with their 7-inch Android tablet, with launch of IRA E, IRA THING R and IRA ICON E, which runs Android v2.2 Froyo, Android v2.3 Gingerbread or Linux operating system, and are priced between Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 5,500 with decent features.
The WishTel IRA Thing 2 tablet is improved version of company’s previously launched IRA Thing tablet device that was powered by a 800 MHx processor and ran Android v 2.2 Froyo which was designed for mobile phones and not optimized for tablet devices.
The WishTel IRA Thing 2 tablet features a 7-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display and is powered by a 1.5 GHz VIA WonderMedia PRIZM WM8650 ARM SoC processor with 512-MB RAM, 4GB internal memory and microSD card supporting up to 32GB expandable memory.
The IRA Thing 2 tablet runs Android 4.0 ICS and is available in six attractive colours viz. black, red, yellow, pink, blue and white.
Tablet also offers a built-in support for 14 Indian languages including Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam etc, and for data connectivity, offers both 3G via USB dongle and built-in WiFi connectivity.
IRA Thing 2 comes pre-loaded with e-news app that allows access to over 55 online newspapers and TV apps that allows access to more than 120 live TV channels from India and abroad and also include a nice eBook reader app with option for accessing free and paid eBook contents from across the world.
“We have been persistent in delivering the best of technology with our earlier two products – IRA & IRA Thing and are overwhelmed with the responses received from our customers. With the launch of IRA Thing 2, we wish to offer the youth of today, a device that is fun, trendy and offers access to the best of entertainment and education applications at an affordable price,” said Mr. Milind Shah, Chief Executive Officer of WishTel during the launch.
The WishTel IRA Thing 2 tablet also features a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video chat and comes with powerful 3000 mAh internal rechargeable battery that company claims allows up to 4 hours of moderate usage.
The WishTel IRA Thing 2 ICS powered tablet would soon be available across 50 major cities across India for Rs. 6,500/- with standard one year warranty.