, one of the online e-commerce companies is exclusively selling the new Micromax tablet – the Funbook on its website. This is an exclusive launch, and given the long term partnership between the two brands, will promote the Funbook tablet in the online space. The Funbook tablet runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) operating system, and is the first tablet to be designed and manufactured in India. 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.

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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.

  • 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

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.” As we haven’t got our hands on one yet, we’ll reserve our comment about the performance of the Funbook, but, IBNLive did get a chance to review the Funbook and the overall result was that the tablet was pretty impressive. In their review, they mentioned that in this whole market of China products, the Funbook holds its ground. With India being a market for durable goods, the Funbook is a definite winner.

The Funbook is priced at Rs.6,499 and can be ordered online exclusively through What say guys, would you buy the Funbook for Rs.6,499? Let us know in the comments section below.

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