Mercury unveils mTab Rio, a 9.7-inch tablet with an IPS display

Published Date
02 - Jul - 2012
| Last Updated
02 - Jul - 2012
Mercury unveils mTab Rio, a 9.7-inch tablet with an IPS display

Kobian Pte Ltd. has announced the launch of its new Mercury MTab Rio for Rs. 11,999. The device boasts of a 9.7-inch IPS panel, and is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB of DDR3 RAM and has 8GB/16GB internal storage expandable via microSD card up to 32GB.

The Mercury mTab Rio supports Wi-Fi and claims battery backup of 6-8 hours. The device also has a 2MP camera and a front facing camera for video chatting. The device also supports 3G connectivity via a USB dongle and has HDMI output.

Mercury mTab Rio runs on the Google Android 4.0 ICS OS and is light, weighing a mere 480 grams.

Sushmita Das, Country Manager - India, Kobian Pte Ltd, spoke on the launch of the device, saying: "Today, the trend is driven by the successive devices that deliver higher resolution display. IPS LCD display is a smart driven technology adopted by major brands to provide better quality of viewing experience or show tailing when touched making them the ideal for Tablet experience. Mercury mTab Rio can be a perfect companion for students to surf through the net and access to unlimited knowledge and fun, for office goers who are able to do their work anywhere; for families to enjoy movies, videos and chatting. Mercury mTab & mTab Neo have been great successes in India, we are confident that people shall enjoy Mercury mTab Rio equally or more." 

The Mercury mTab Rio comes with a 1-year warranty. Recently, Mercury had launched the mTab Neo 2 in India. Check out our detailed review of the device.

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