Micromax Funbook Pro: A 10.1-inch Android 4.0 Tablet Revealed
Micromax has also entered in the challenging tablet market to expand its reach where it had already launched its first model in this series called Micromax Funbook, a 7-inch Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. The device was marketed as an affordable priced tablet PC that gained all advanced features that are demanded by users. This time, the manufacturer has stepped into bigger screen sized device in order to run the series. This new tablet has been christened as Micromax Funbook Pro that sports a 10-inch display with comes packed with pretty good salient features. You can check out the specs of this device on the official website of Micromax. Till then, read the review of this device and find out whether this device worth your money or not.
Design and Display
Micromax Funbook Pro is a 10.1 inch tablet that has been destined to be launched in Indian market. The company has silently listed all the specs of this device on its official website from where we got to know more about this device. The display of this tablet provides 1024 by 600 pixels of resolution, so you can expect good image and video viewing experience. Well, though we are not fully aware of the looks and quality of the display, but we can at least predict that the device won’t get good design like the other moderate to high level tablet PCs as Funbook Pro again comes for affordable price.
However, the looks that we saw on the official website are pretty decent. The company is marketing this tablet PC as an Edutainment device for students who can do quite a lot of tasks apart from socializing, playing and watching images/videos. Read further to know more about the features that this device offers. The display sports 10.1 inch TFT Capacitive touchscreen where you get to experience amazing visuals. Besides all these, Micromax has focused on creating this tablet PC slim in characteristics. The tablet is slim and sleek that improves the beauty of the design. The device is easy to hold and carry and will be available in Brilliant Black and Suave Silver color choices.
- Education – Students can get access to all courses just by streaming. All sorts of course materials are available for the convenience of students who can travel and learn at a same time.
- Live TV – The Funbook Pro gives access to watch favorite channels of users who can watch live channels and pass the time.
- Games – Loads of games can be downloaded and played due to the good quality resolution the screen possesses.
- HD Video Playback – Users will be stunned watching the real clarity of HD video with a super-powerful 2160p capacity that enables the users to experience fabulous High definition movies’ quality that cannot be provided by even high end devices. To enjoy HD video playback, Micromax has also added HDMI PORT-VER 1.4 through which you can connect this device to a HDTV and watch high definition videos, movies and clips.
- Camera – Micromax Funbook Pro is equipped with a front facing VGA camera that enables you to chat with your friends on call. So, you can enjoy video calling or video conferencing through this camera. This camera captures some good and clear images due to good resolution.
- Memory – Now you can store all your favorite songs, movies, apps, games, and much more in the provided 8 GB memory. If this in-built memory seems short to save your favorites, then you can make use of expandable memory card of up to 32 GB.
- Connectivity – Funbook Pro gives various connectivity options including 3.5 mm headset jack, Wi-Fi internet connectivity for web browsing, and microSD card slot.
- Multimedia – Music player is provided with different genres and setting modes for users (pop, rock or classical). A list of formats is acceptable including AVI, MPEG, MKV, MOV, and WMV. Besides this, you also get video player with supported formats such as MP3, 3GP, AAC, WAV, MPEG, MP4, AVI, FLAC, and APE. You also get web browser and picture viewer to improve your multitasking experience.
- Apps – A lot of options are provided by Micromax including a host of pre-loaded apps to keep the user busy all the time. Now you can read and edit any document you want while traveling. Word, PowerPoint, XLS and many others can be edited. Funbook also comes loaded with Adobe PDF, Zip files, text editor, YouTube, Adobe Flash, and others. Besides this, you can download latest apps and maximize your experience. Pre-loaded apps also include educational apps such as study material that is accessible right from primary classes to undergraduate level.
- Processor – Funbook Pro provides double performance than the other devices in its class. It boasts 1 GB of RAM and runs 1.2 GHz CORTEX A8 processor that gives lightning fast performance with smoothness. Also added is the dual Mali 400 2D and 3G graphics processor that doubles the multimedia experience and performance.
- Operating System – Micromax Funbook Pro runs the latest Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system that boosts overall performance and intuitive user interface. It is also compatible to Google Play.
Price and Availability
Micromax Funbook Pro price is set at Rs. 6,499 and the earlier version is sold for the price of below Rs. 6000/- There are speculations that the device to be launched in the market within 2-3 weeks.
At this affordable price range, you get quite a lot of advanced features. Apart from Android 4.0 ICS operating system, the device features a various other technologies that draw attention. So, if you are interested in buying this tablet then you can go for it without any worry as the device is meant for students who get abundant memory space, access to huge book store and other apps, and can conclude their work from anywhere. As far as the battery is concerned, we are still not sure what could be the estimated duration for this device to run on battery.
So far the company has not announced any pricing details about Micromax Funbook Pro but it is expected that this tablet will be launched in the market in the 2-3 weeks. Micromax is known for its low cost devices that are bundled up with all great features for consumers. Read the quick specs of Micromax Funbook Pro.
Take a quick look on Micromax Funbook Pro specs -
- 10.1-inch display
- 1024 by 600 pixels of resolution
- 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 single core processor
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
- 8 GB memory space which can be further expanded up to 32 GB
- 1 GB RAM
- Front facing VGA camera
- Wi-Fi, microSD, HDMI, and 3.5 mm headphone port