Reliance launches 3G tablet


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Telecommunications service provider Reliance Communications has announced the launch of the Reliance 3G Tab, a 3G-enabled tablet on the Android platform. Reliance is the first telecom operator in the country to offer tablets on both 3G and CDMA networks.

The Reliance 3G Tab comes with a 7 inch capacitive touch screen, Android 2.3 OS and a 1.4 GHz processor. The latest 3G tablet from Reliance sports a screen resolution of 1024 x 600, loaded with 512 MB RAM, and 5 point touch. The tablet weighs 402 grams. It comes with a 3.0 MP rear camera and a front camera, enabling video calling, among other key features.

The Reliance 3G tablet

The Reliance 3G Tab is supported by Reliance’s IP-based 3G network across 13 circles covering 333 towns in the country. To further enhance its value proposition, Reliance Communications is offering free benefits worth Rs. 6250 to its 3G customers. They can enjoy 3 GB of free 3G data for 3 months, free local and STD video calling for 3 months to other Reliance 3G users, free voice rental for 12 months along with free global calling worth Rs. 250, free subscription of McAfee Mobile Security for 1 year, free subscription of BigFlix for 2 months, and a free 4 GB micro SD card.

For business users, the Reliance 3G Tab provides a user-friendly email experience with push email capability and is bundled with ‘Documents To Go’ that supports Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and PDF formats. The tablet supports multiple email accounts of GMAIL, IMAP and POP3 accounts and also supports Lotus Traveler and Microsoft Exchange for Enterprise Email Solutions.

The 7 inch screen of Reliance 3G Tab

Announcing the launch of tablet, Sanjay Behl, Group Head (Brand & Marketing), Reliance Communications Limited, said, “Having redefined the Tab market in the country with an overwhelming response from our existing customers and in line with our endeavor to develop the device eco system, the new 3G Tab is sure to enhance customer experience on our seamless IP enabled superior 3G network bundled with exciting offers at an affordable price point.”

Reliance 3G Tab comes pre-loaded with apps for Google (Gmail, YouTube, Maps and Search), popular news websites (ET, TOI and NDTV), entertainment services (BigFlix, Reliance World Online, Reliance TV), and social networking services (Facebook, Twitter and Orkut) in addition to the applications provided by the Android Play Store.

The Reliance 3G Tab runs on Android 2.3

Reliance 3G Tab is priced at Rs. 14,499 and comes bundled with attractive plans for data and voice use. It is available at Reliance Exclusive stores and leading retail chains.