MTV and Swipe Telecom have teamed up to launch a new Android tablet. Called the MTV Slate, the new tablet runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by 1.2GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor. The MTV Slate is up for pre-orders on Swipe e-store as well as other online portals such as Flipkart, Snapdeal, Infibeam, Homeshop 18 and eBay for a price of Rs. 14,999. As a special inaugural offer, the company is offering a free business cover worth Rs. 2,500.
The MTV Slate features a 7.85-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels, 5MP rear camera and VGA front camera, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of built-in storage, and expandable storage up to 32GB. For connectivity, the tablet supports SIM slot, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. The Slate is powered by a 3,200mAh battery.
“MTV Slate is a revolutionary product in its genre exuding brilliant performance at a super price. Loaded with unique MTV content it fits right within the MTV personality, targeting the ever connected youth. We are extremely excited to enter yet another dynamic segment of Tablet PCs with the new MTV Slate,” says Saugato Bhowmik, SVP - Consumer Products – Viacom18.
Mr. Shripal Gandhi, Founder & CEO, Swipe Telecom says, “We at Swipe Telecom take immense pride in offering affordable cutting edge technology to our customers. MTV Slate is yet another innovation as a result of an intense market research conducted across the country followed by a development phase and has been custom designed for the end consumers power packed with the latest features and astounding looks, MTV Slate will further strengthen our product portfolio for the youth.”
Swipe and MTV have previously launched quite a few devices such as the MTV Slash, MTV Volt 1000 and MTV Volt. The MTV Slash is a 7-inch Android tablet featuring dual-core processor, 3G and 1GB of RAM. The device is priced at Rs. 9,490 and is available on all major online retail stores.