Creative Peripherals has launched a voice-calling tablet called the Smart SQ718 3G in India priced at Rs 8999. The device will be available at 15 Tier 1 and 2 markets across the country.
The Smart SQ718 3G tablet is the first product to be launched under Creative’s Smart sub-brand. It’s aimed at the youth and the affordable market segment. The offering ships with Android 4.4.2 KitKat and packs a 3000mAh battery, which is supposed to last for an entire day of usage on a single charge.
The dual-SIM Creative tablet sports a 7-inch WSVGA (600 x 1024p) IPS screen with a pixel resolution of roughly 202ppi. Under the hood, it’s fueled by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8382 processor. Coming to its memory capacity, it contains 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal space.
Buyers can add up to 128GB of additional room through a microSD card slot. The brand has further equipped the gadget with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash. Selfies and video calls are taken care of with a 2MP front-facing shooter. Connectivity options consist of Bluetooth, microUSB 2.0, USB OTG, Wi-Fi and GPS.
A quick snapshot of the main specs of the Smart SQ718 3G:
– OS: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
– Display: 7-inch IPS, 1024 x 600 pixels
– CPU: 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8382
– Camera: 5MP rear, 2MP front
– Storage: 8GB, expandable up to 128GB
– RAM: 1GB
– Battery: 3000mAh
– Connectivity: 3G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0
The Smart SQ718 will be up against other gadgets in the budget sector like the ZenPad C 7.0 tablet. The Asus device also costs Rs 8999 and comes with similar features except for Android 5.0 Lollipop, a quad-core 64-bit Intel Atom x3-C3230 SoC and a 3450mAh battery.
The Smart SQ718 3G is available only in a black color. Like we mentioned above, it costs Rs 8999.