Indian Tablet Market Grows 14.4% In Q2 2016, Still Being Lead by Datawind

Big phone and tablet makers aren’t gunning for the Indian market for nothing, as it has a huge growth potential, despite still being branded as “emerging market”. The most recent report from IDC shows us the stats of this market for the Q2 2016 time frame and there’s no surprise that growth happened. The market grew by 14.4%... 

India Tablet Shipments Lagging in Q1 2016

Interestingly, when we usually cover the Indian tablet market, we do so with good news, like that market being solid in spite of the global tablet segment dropping. Today, it seems that not even India can take the heat, as the latest IDC figures reveal that the local slate market remained flat over Q1 2016. The total shipments reached 0.86 million... 

Datawind Still At the Top of Tablet Shipments in India, According to IDC; Samsung Gets Second Place

While the rest of the tablet market is decreasing seriously, the Indian tablet market remained flat in Q1 2016, with total shipments of 0.86 million units, that include the detachables. It appears that Datawind remains the leading brand, followed by Samsung, according to IDC figures. Shipments did grow by 1.3% over the same period of last year and... 

DataWind Debuts Its First Intel Powered Tablet, Priced at $90: DataWind i3G7

Indian tablet maker DataWind announced today its first Intel-powered tablet, the i3G7 model, priced at just $90. This product comes with free Internet browsing for a year courtesy of Reliance Communications, on prepaid GSM SIM cads. Voice calling is also available on this device, that features a 7 inch screen and pretty decent entry level specs. Its... 

Tablet PC Shipments Grew 13% in India Last Year, Reaching 4.4 Million Units Sold; Datawind is the Leading Brand

Tablet PC shipments grew last year in India, with 13%, in order to reach 4.4 million units. Low cost device makers Datawind and Pantel were the top players in this segment, according to a CMR study. Government purchases boosted the entire segment, it seems and the top 5 tablet PC brands got 66% of the market share. A total of 66 brands are operating... 

DataWind PC7SC Tablet Debuts With Free Internet in India, Priced at $45

Datawind has done it again, releasing yet another affordable slate in India. This time the model is called DataWind PC7SC and it’s priced at $45. The device comes with free Internet and it’s pictured below. The free Internet offer is available for one year via RCom and Telenor network’s prepaid SIM card. The slate brings a 7 inch... 

Aakash Tablet Project Closed in March, Low Cost Slates Hit Their Target

India had a very interesting tablet project, called Aakash, that was aimed at bringing everyone an affordable slate. Apparently, the project was closed in March this year, after being functional for 4 years. It was particularly focused on education and bringing tablets to the kids. The initiative ended in March this year, according to official sources... 

Tablet Shipments in India Dropped 14% This Year, According to Local Study

It appears that not only the global market and the Chinese tablet market have registered drops in the first months of 2015, but also the Indian slate market. A CyberMedia Research covering India’s quarterly tablets market, shows a serious decline. The shipments of tablet PCs in India have dropped in the first quarter of the year, by 14%. They... 

UbiSlate 10Ci and 3G10 Android Tablets Debut in India, Prices Starting Below $100

DataWind has debuted two new UbiSlate tablets in India, the 10Ci and 3G10 models, with good specs and good prices associated. The UbiSlate 10Ci is priced at $96, while the 3G10 goes for $158. It’s surprising to see two new 10 inch tablets, on the current market, that’s being overrun with 7 inchers and 8 inchers. DataWind is the same company... 

Here’s All You Need to Know About the $37.99 Tablet From Datawind: UbiSlate 7Ci

Everyone was puzzled when they heard there was a $22 tablet out there (Aakash), a slate subsidized by the Indian government and made by Datawind. Now the product has reached USA, with the name UbiSlate 7Ci and with a price tag of $37.99. This is no iPad or Galaxy Tab, that’s for sure, but let’s see what we’re getting for that price.... 

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