OlivePad VT100 – India’s First Android Tablet

Olive Telecom, and Indian Device Developer, today announced the launch of OlivePad – VT100, India’s first 3.5G tablet in their press release today. The OlivePad VT100 will be available in India at all Croma stores from August with a price tag of around Rs.25000. This puts the Android device in the same price range as the iPad which is yet to be released here in India.

“Designed as a multi functional device, Olive Pad operates on an Android Operating System and supports 3.5G HSUPA, Wi-fi, and Bluetooth. With an inbuilt three mega pixel camera and a front camera, the Olive Pad can be used as a touch notebook allowing browsing, Multimedia, Instant Messaging and easy access to the world of social networking, GPS for maps and turn by turn directions, gaming console, an e- book reader, Television and it is also a Smart Phone allowing voice and Video Calling.”

Even though Olive Telecom’s site didn’t have any information about the detailed specs about the device, fonearena seems to have got that information over at their blog.

Here’s some of the key specs about the OlivePad VT100:

Chipset: 600 Mhz Qualcomm MSM7227
Connectivity: 3.5G HSUPA Connectivity, Quadband GSM, WCDMA, Wireless LAN  WiFi, Bluetooth, mini-USB
Screen: 7 inch Capactitive Touchscreen capable of  800×480 WVGA Display
Memory: Internal Memory 512 MB+ 512; MB External Memory Card support upto 32 GB
Camera: 3 MP Autofocus 4X zoom, Secondary front camera
Multimedia: Dual Speakers; Audio codecs – MIDI, MP3, AMR, AAC AAC+; Video codec – 3GP
Positioning: GPS with AGPS
Calls: Voice and Video Calling

Speaking at the launch of India’s First Pad, Mr. Arun Khanna, Chairman, Olive Telecom said, “At Olive, it has been our constant endeavor to create products driven by technology at the forefront. With this launch, we are bringing consumers to experience cutting edge technology that the world has been talking of. It is the true convergence device that brings together the Computer, Mobile Phone and Entertainment on one platform. The Olive Pad is aimed at today’s technology savvy generation who want easy on the move connectivity.”

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Vinu Thomas

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