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Feb 05, 2013 at 05:00pm IST

HCL launches three new budget Android tablets at Rs 5,999 onwards

New Delhi: HCL has announced the launch of a slew of HCL ME tablets which are available at competitive prices. These budget tablets include - HCL ME U2, HCL ME V1, HCL ME Y3.

Priced at Rs 5,999, the HCL ME U2 runs Android 4.0 OS, and is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A9 processor. It has a 7-inch multi-capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The tablet has an internal memory of 4GB, which can be expanded up to 32GB. It has 1GB RAM. The tablet lets you access Google Play. It comes engineered with a 3000 mAh battery. The HCL ME U2 has a 0.3 megapixel front camera. It allows you to enjoy full HD video playback at 1080p.

The HCL ME V1, which is available for Rs 7,999, is also a 7-inch tablet, but it is powered by a Cortex A8 processor clocked at 1GHz. The tablet includes a 2 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3 megapixel front camera. Other features include 4GB internal memory (expandable up to 32GB), full HD video playback at 1080p and a 3200 mAh battery. The tablet does not let users access Google Play. It instead allows them to download apps from the ME App store.

HCL launches three new tablets at Rs 5,999 onwards

These tablets include HCL ME U2, HCL ME V1, and HCL ME Y3, which are priced at Rs 5,999, Rs 7,999, and Rs 11,999, respectively.

The HCL ME Y3 also runs Android 4 OS, but it has a better display than V1 and U2. The Y3 features a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. It has dual-SIM capabilities. Available for Rs 11,999, the tablet has a 3.2 megapixel back camera and a 0.3 megapixel front camera. It comes engineered with a 3100mAh battery. Other features include mini USB, mini HDMI, 1GB DDR3 RAM, 4GB internal flash memory (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card), and Bluetooth v4.0. It also lets users access the ME App store.

Some of the apps that comes pre-loaded with the new range of HCL ME Tabs are Big-Flix, Cleartrip, LinkedIn, NimBuzz, Twitter and Facebook. The HCL ME tablets will be supported by an integrated back up service - HCL Touch, a 24X7 one touch service facility. As of now the tablets are available in select cities and will be available across the country by February 2013 onwards.