This Flipkart’s very own branded tablet will also come with offers worth Rs 5,000 for those using Flipkart apps to shop
Keeping in mind the burgeoning tablet market in the country, Flipkart.com has launched its very own branded tablet – christened as ‘Digiflip Pro XT 712’, the company is positioning this tablet as an affordable computing solution which will be available at Rs 9,999 price tag.
This seven-inch tablet comes with a metal body and has a thickness of about 9.2 mm. The tablet weighs 285 grams and is 10 per cent thinner than others tablets in a similar category. The 3G dual-SIM tablet, will be powered by 1.3 Ghz quad core MediaTek processor with 1 GB Ram. The 16 GB internal memory can be expanded to 32 GB and will run Android Jelly Bean.
The tablet will also come with offers worth Rs 5,000 for those using Flipkart apps to shop on the device. There will be a Bluetooth earpiece free with the tablet as well as a 50 per cent discount on the cover. The company claimed the total benefits will add up to Rs 9,000.
This announcement comes at a time when there are already more than 30 local tablet brands, thriving in India. While, Flipkart surely has all the means and will to funnel the product through its online platform, it would be interesting to see how the company competes with other brands.
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