Micromax on Friday launched a Canvas Tabby priced at Rs 6,499 which will be available exclusively from Flipkart for the three weeks that’s begins on June 22. The tablet is a dual-mode family tab that features the voice-calling and the handset will be available with the online retailers after the sale begins on Flipkart.
Micromax claims that the device to be the first tablet to focus on the kids edutainment section, along with that it also features a switch mode by which users can switch from a regular tablet mode to kid-friendly mode efficiently. The tablet has more than 100 apps and over 500 videos which are preloaded educational content.
Parents can have an access and change the setting of the tablet remotely and they can also get the details of their kid’s performance, block content or set usage limits and more. Parents can create three different child profiles. Educren, a children’s content company, have developed the kids use mode and is powered by EddyPaddy.
The Canvas Tabby runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and features a 7-inch HD (1280×800 pixel) TFT display with eye glare protection and is powered by an unspecified 1.3GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM.
The internal storage is of 8GB and can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. The device features a 2MP rear camera, and a VGA front-facing camera and connectivity features includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. The tablet is backed by a 3200mAh battery.
During the launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO of Micromax said, “We are already well on our way to getting to a market leadership positioning in the tablet category with our portfolio of 7-and-8-inch tablets. We are now reinforcing our commitment to deepen tablet penetration in the country through the launch of this new offering we’re calling the Tabby, with which we also enter an exciting new consumer segment with a specialized offering.”