Innominds and Karbonn today unveiled the Karbonn Agnee tablet at the Innovation Qualcomm India 2012 event held in Delhi. It is an indigenous 3G tablet powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM 7x27A processor. This 3G tablet has been designed and developed in India by Innominds to provide a comprehensive and collaborative platform for students and faculty.
The Agnee runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, and is fuelled by a 4,000mAh Li-Polymer battery. It sports a 7-inch display, and comes with HDMI.
The company has further revealed that the tablet will be priced in the sub-Rs 10,000 bracket, and should be available in India in time for Diwali. The Agnee tablet will be available in 3 variants. Jelly Bean will be supported by the tablet, but the update is scheduled for an unannounced date in the future. In addition, the Agnee tablet will feature several India-centric apps, that will be free initially, but subscription-based later. USB support will also be available on the lower end models of the Agnee tablet.
The tablet should be here in time for Diwali
“Karbonn Mobiles is envisioned to introduce innovative technology across the globe. We are pleased to announce Karbonn AGNEE, the first made in India 3G tablet based on QRD, which will surely take a step forward in making engaged mobility solutions a reality for the Indian consumers,” said Pradeep Jain, Managing Director, Karbonn Mobiles. “Our aim is to usher in a new revolution in the tablet market with 3G technology for advanced communication and data usage thus creating a new wavelength wherein Karbonn Mobiles can demonstrate its technical stewardship.”
An official statement by Karbonn adds that Agnee has been designed to cater to the education sector, and is preloaded with applications for education-based content and services. Innominds aims to come up with future designs adapted for retail and other industry verticals.
“We are excited to present the indigenously designed and developed 3G tablet, driving our focus in creating solutions for consumer and vertical markets. We are glad to be a part of, and to be committed to nurture the ecosystems and partnerships with industry leaders like Karbonn,” said Anil Katakam, EVP, Innominds.
More information about the Agnee tablet here.