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Mitashi has forayed into the tablet segment with the launch of the Play BE 100. Priced at Rs. 6,790, the Mitashi Play BE 100 sports Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and a 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor. Mitashi says its new device is first of its kind 'Business Entertainment Tablet.'
Other specifications of the Mitashi Play BE 100 include a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 5 point multi-touch support and an 800x480 pixel resolution, Mali 400 GPU, a 2MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front camera for video calling, 4GB of built-in storage and 512MB of DDR3 RAM. There's also has an external micro SD card slot for additional storage.
The Play BE 100 comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 4 hours of backup. For connectivity, the tablet supports 3G via USB dongle, Wi-Fi, mini HDMI 1.3, microUSB 2.0 with OTG, and a 3.5mm jack. 11mm-thick, the Play BE 100 tablet weighs in at 360 grams, and boasts of a 3,000 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 4 hours of web browsing.
Mitashi has also bundled a document viewer onboard, and has access to the Google Play store. The Play BE 100 also comes with an optional keyboard cover KB 100, which is priced at Rs. 1,299.
The Indian market is already awash with the budget tablets. Within a price range of Rs. 5000-7,000, there are quite few good options. Zync recently launched Z930 for Rs. 5,499. The tab features ICS (upgradable to Jelly Bean), 1.2 GHz processor, 7-inch display, 4GB built-in storage and 3G via USB. Read more about the Zync Z930 tablet here. Other budget ICS tablets that recently launched in the market are the Mercury mTab 7, Intex Ibuddy 7.2 and Funbook Infinity.