Bigflix has partnered with Micromax to offer exclusive HD movies on their upcoming ICS tablet, the Funbook. Those owning a Micromax Funbook will be able to stream HD movies, completely free of charge for a month. Users can login through the app and stream any movie from a library of 1000 movies. After the initial free period is over, users will have to pay a subscription fee of Rs.249 per month, in order to continue streaming. Bigflix is part of Reliance BIG Entertainment group and is one of the largest video-on-demand services available in India. With 4G all set to launch sometime this month, services like Bigflix will only grow in popularity. The service allows you to watch the movie you want, when you want and since it’s all up in the cloud, you don’t have to worry about storage space on your device as well.

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Whilst unveiling the Micromax Funbook, Deepak Mehrotra, CEO, Micromax said, “Fun and education are two important elements of a youth’s life; they always try to balance between what they “have to do” and what they “want to do”. With the launch of Funbook, we are offering a smart solution to solve this dilemma, and we believe that Funbook will help create a balance between the two.” The tablet comes in 2 colours – Midnight Black and Slate Grey. Micromax has partnered with leading players to provide education and entertainment content on the tablet as well. It’s a 7 inched slate and runs on a 1.2 GHz processor, with 512 MB of RAM. For those of you not in the know, the tablet is pretty loaded with a good amount of features as well. Here’s a look at some of the specifications of the Micromax Funbook. The Funbook is priced at Rs.6,499 and can be ordered online exclusively through

Here are some of the specifications of the tablet:

  • 7-inch capacitive touchscreen
  • 1.2 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM
  • Android ICS 4.0.3
  • 4GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB
  • 0.3MP VGA front facing camera
  • 1080p video playback
  • HDMI port

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