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Micromax Funbooks: Budget friendly series of Tablets

Finding out the real Fun behind Funbooks!

We very well know that Micromax is doing a great job in the field of smartphones. Their Canvas series have succeeded in capturing the minds of tech freaks. Micromax grew in that field to that extend, where the tech world started to compare its devices with the Smartphone legend Samsung. Sometimes Micromax has been marked as even a strong rival to Samsung. It is not a silly thing as far as an Indian based manufacturing company is concerned.

Micromax Funbook

Micromax entered the world of Tablet in April 2012. their first Tablet was Micromax Funbook P 300. From then onwards, they proved that they can excel not only in Smartphone market, but in Tablet market also. By the end of 2013 February, Micromax has released nearly six Tablets in India. Each one being budget friendly and tightly packed with features, there is no wonder, it became so popular among the youth.



When it comes to budget Tablets, the Indian Youth's first choice if Micromax Funbook. Is that Funbook that much fun? What makes the Funbooks the favourite of Indian youth? What are the drwbacks of them? Lets analyse.

Funbook P300:

Micromax Funbook P 300

This was the company's début attempt of Tablet computers. Released 2012, April, it marked the entry of a new Tablet Giant of India. Being their first venture, P 300 cannot be called the best. Though it had a very attractive multimedia package, the screen resolution and clarity put it down.

The key features of Micromax Funbook P300 are:

• 7 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen
• 480×800 Resolution
• Android 4.0 OS
• ARM Cortex-A8 CPU
• Dual Mali 400 GPU
• 0.3MP Front facing camera with 800×600 Resolution
• 3G, Wi-Fi, USB,
• Organizer, Image Editor, Document Viewer, Voice Memo/Dial, Predictive Text Input.
• Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa Integration
• Li-Ion 2800 mAh Battery
• 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, MicroSD Up to 32GB
• Price: 4,599/-

Funbook Pro:

Micromax Funbook Pro

Funbook Pro was Micromax's second release after their debit Funbook P 300. Released 2012 August, it was supposed to surpass the drawbacks of its big brother. But unfortunately, the Battery and the poor servicing facilities were its drawbacks. The somewhat sluggish UI was the worst disadvantage. If that was corrected, all other negatives would have been neglected as the device has great looks, sturdy build, large display, great media playback and tempting price.

The key features of Micromax Funbook Pro are:

• 10.1 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen
• 600×1024 pixels Resolution
• Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
• 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 CPU
• Mali-400 GPU
• VGA Front facing camera with 640×480 pixels Resolution
• Wi-Fi, USB
• Picture Viewer, Web Browser, Sensor
• Google Play, Facebook, Twitter, Read/Edit any document on the Go, Zip Files, Text Editor, Adobe PDF
• Li-Ion 5600 mAh Battery
• 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, MicroSD Up to 32GB
• Price: 9,999/-


Funbook Infinity:

Micromax Funbook Infinity

Micromax launched their Funbook Infinity in September 2012. Micromax showed gradual improvement with the release of Pro Tablet. The device started to attract users from this time. Other than the call facility, which was lacking, there were no major drawbacks reported by the customers.

The key features of Micromax Funbook Infinity are:

• 7" TFT WVGA LCD capacitive multi-touch screen with pixel dimensions of 800×480, 16.7 million colours.
• Android 4.0.4 (ICS), Adobe Flash support.
• 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 CPU
• Dual-core Mali-400 GPU
• 2 MP main and 0.3 MP front camera.
• Wi-Fi, supports 3G via external dongle, USB 2.0.
• 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage; 32 GB microSD card slot.
• Video Formats: H.264, DivX, XviD, RM, AVI, MKV, RMVB, MP4, MOV, VOB, DAT, FLV, 3GP; 1080p playback.
• Audio Formats: MP3, WMA, OGG, AAC, M4A, FLAC, APE, 3GP, WAV.
• Orientation sensor, Front-facing dual speakers.
• 4000 mAh battery with 6 hours of internet browsing.
• Price: 6,700/-


Funbook Alpha:

Micromax Funbook Alpha

With Alpha, the company glued its feet in the field. Released 2012, October, Alpha escaped the eyes of the critics. The only reported complaint was about the poor customer relation from the side of the service centres.

The key features of Micromax Funbook Alpha are:

• 7.0 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with 480×800 pixels resolution
• Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
• 0.3 MP Primary Camera with 640×480 pixels resolution
• 7-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
• 1 GHz Cortex-A8 Processor
• Mali-400 GPU
• 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage
• Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Enabled
• Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
• Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
• Price: 4,200/-


Funbook Talk:

Micromax Funbook Talk

Funbook Talk, as the name indicates, was meant for calling facility. It was released in October 2012. Funbook Talk was noted for its connectivity options. Multimedia playback and the pre loaded contents were exceptionally good. The only drawbacks were from the interface and missing Bluetooth.

The key features of Micromax Funbook Talk are:

• 7-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
• Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
• 1 GHz Cortex-A8 Processor
• Dual Mali 400 GPU
• 512MB RAM,4GB On-Board Memory, Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
• 0.3 MP Primary Camera
• Wi-Fi, 3G, GPRS, USB, 3G Enabled
• 2800mAh Battery
• Price: 7,500/-

Funbook 3G:

Micromax Funbook 3G

This is the latest release form Micromax. The Funbook 3G was released in February 2013. February2013. it has been called the best Tablet ever from Micromax. Other than the low quality of Camera and low internal memory, there weren't much cons as far as the Tablet is concerned. But those criticisms should be seen under the light of its low price tag.

The key features of Micromax Funbook 3G are:

• 7 inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen with 480×800 pixels, 16 M Colours
• Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
• 1 GHz Dual Core Cortex-A5 Processor
• 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage and Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
• 2 MP Primary Camera
• 3G, Wi-Fi, USB.
• Lithium Polymer Battery
• Price: 9,500/-

These are the Tablets in the Funbook Series. Micromax has miles to go to get them perfect. Before that they must take care of the service centres. Hope they will correct themselves and hit back again.

Last updated on 27-09-2013. Published on 12-03-2013. Written by .
Published by Mobiles4Sale in category Reviews
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