DataWind Intros 3G Phablet

DataWind has launched new additions to its line to tablet computers, led by the UbiSlate 7Cx. At a retail price of Rs 3,999 inclusive of all taxes, the UbiSlate 7Cx is the lowest cost tablet computer with cellular connectivity, allowing anytime and anywhere Internet access with a regular SIM. In addition to regular voice calling functionality, the UbiSlate phablets incorporate DataWind’s breakthrough web-delivery platform covered by 18 US and international patents allowing the devices to deliver the fastest mobile web experience on regular GSM-EDGE based networks.

“Despite the recent drop in value of the Indian Rupee, we are committed to bringing affordability in computing and Internet access to India’s masses. With this commitment, we have held strong and not increased pricing of our products, and instead, now are introducing new products with breakthrough pricing,” said Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO of DataWind Ltd.

DataWind also introduced its first product operating on a 3G network with the UbiSlate 3G7 at only Rs 6,999. For those with access to 3G networks, the UbiSlate 3G7 provides broadband speeds with an embedded UMTS modem, without the need for external dongles.

With its first product with a larger screen, UbiSlate 9C is a 9 inch tablet with Wi-Fi connectivity under Rs 5,000.

Datawind Tablets and Smartphones come preloaded with a range of educational, entertainment, and utility apps for all age-groups. The products are powered with free E-Book App for Class 1 to 12 NCERT in English, Hindi and Urdu Medium; Test Preparation Tool; Free Higher Education & Soft-Skill Courses powered by CEC London; English language learning tools; Interactive Multimedia-rich educational resources; Bollywood Music and Movies; Antivirus & Anti-theft Pack by E-Scan; MapMyIndia Navigation; exciting games and much more.

“Global recognition for the award winning UbiSlate series of tablets has resulted in them being the product of choice provided to delegates at major United Nations and other international conferences. Consumers in India now have first access to the latest technology with a number of new devices in the UbiSlate portfolio,” said Suneet Singh Tuli.