Intex launches i-Buddy Connect 3G tablet for Rs. 9,990

The Intex i-Buddy tablet runs on Android 4.0 ICS and boasts of dual-SIM capabilities.

Published Date
01 - May - 2013
| Last Updated
01 - May - 2013
Intex launches i-Buddy Connect 3G tablet for Rs. 9,990

Intex has launched a budget Android tablet in India. The device runs on Android 4.0 ICS in a day and age where Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has started making an appearance on budget devices. Called the Intex  I-Buddy Connect 3G, the tablet boasts of dual-SIM capabilities as well.

The tablet has a 7-inch display and boasts of 4GB built-in storage expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. Under the hood, it has a 1GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. It houses a 3.2MP rear-facing camera and has a 1.3MP front facing camera. A 3500mAh battery powers the tablet which the company claims will last for 3 hours of video conferencing talk time and 300 hours of standby time. The tablet will come preloaded with a bunch of apps such as Nimbuzz, Skype and Facebook, Yahoo Messenger and GChat. The tablet also supports HDMI and Bluetooth. The Intex i-Buddy is available to users in two colours – black and brown.

Commenting on the launch; Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, General Manager- Mobile Business, Intex Technologies said, “Further to our promise of continually bringing innovation to our customers at an affordable price, this is our latest offering for the urban and semi-urban youth. Aesthetically designed, i-Buddy Connect 3G aims to provide entertainment and education to our customers, considering a huge portion of them are high users of internet. India’s booming digital economy is poised to reach 350-450 million by 2015-16 and we at Intex are encouraging the growth trend by creating such products that would empower the youth to have the latest technology a click away.”

If you are in the market to pick up a tablet in the sub 10k price point, you can take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P311, Micromax Funbook 3G, Lava E-Tab, Asus Memo, Acer Iconia B1, Karbonn Smart Tab 10 and more.

 i-Buddy Connect 3G

Sameer MithaSameer Mitha

Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.