A recent study on dual SIM market in India states that more than 71 million subscribers in the country do use multiple SIM cards while 61% of handsets used by multi-SIM owners are equipped with dual SIM. The overwhelming popularity of smartphones with dual SIM cards has given an encouragement for tablet makers to concentrate on the production of dual SIM tablets aiming to win hearts of the customers. Looking forward onto the huge market possibilities, companies including Samsung, Lenovo, Byond, iBall and Huawei have introduced their devices for the Indian tablet users. The line of tablets includes Lenovo IdeaTab A2107, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3100, Byond Mi-Book Mi7, iBall iSlide 7334 and Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite.
HCL ME Y3 tablet specifications and features
HCL ME Y3 spots a 7 inch multi-touchscreen display with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution. Powered by a 1GHz Cortex A9 processor and 1GB RAM, the tablet runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Regarding internal storage, 8GB memory is available and it can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. A 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera for video chatting are being equipped in the ME Y3 tablet. For connectivity, options like 3G HSDPA 7.2Mbps, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 and mini HDMI will support while transferring data.
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With 3G high speed connectivity (HSUPA), users can experience lightning speed while surfing the net, stream videos and play online games. As the ME Y3 tab supports dual card SIM function, it can be used for transferring data or for voice calls. The built-in GPS/A-GPS will give access to geo-position applications and mapping applications. The integrated phone function will enable users to get connected with friends and family through the embedded voice call function. The WIFI hotspot will be supportive as one could share their 3G connection with friends and other devices. A 3,100 mAh battery which can run the device conveniently for some handsome hours stays as its backbone.
Price and Availability
The HCL Me Y3, the first dual SIM tablet from the company, is currently available for pre order at Snapdeal.com and Saholic.com. The tablet would reach your hands safe with proper bill and 1 year manufacturer's warranty. Interested customers can buy the HCL Me Y3 at a price of Rs 11,999 from Snapdeal or Saholic.