HCL ME Connect 3G
HCL ME Connect 3G Tablet Price in India
The HCL group was established in 1976 in India, and slowly spread to having four companies nationwide, each with a different range of products. HCL technologies begun producing its set of mobile phones and devices, and as the technology advanced with years, the needs of tablets arose for people who wished the features of a laptop to be compact and easy to carry around. HCL, too, did not linger in this department, and started producing tablets that were not only full of latest technology, but was available in the market at comparatively lower prices than the high-end tablets were. One of the most recent products that HCL has to bring to you, the consumers, is the HCL ME Connect 3G.
Features and Specifications:
The HCL Me Connect 3G consists of a multi-touch, IPS display. Its 7-inch capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, along with 16M colors. Weighing only 315 grams, it can be considered one of the lightest tablets on the block. Obtainable in silver color, this tablet runs on the Android v4.0 (Ice-cream Sandwich). The 1 GHz processor keys the device to consume lesser power, and makes it cost-efficient. The HCL Me Connect 3G is powered by a 3100 mAh Lithium - Polymer battery, and its 1 GB of RAM allows for ease of quicker use. It has an internal storage of 4 GB, which is further expandable by 32 GB through the use of a micro SD card. This dual sim tablet has a primary camera of 3.2 megapixels to capture important moments with, and a front-facing camera of 0.3 megapixels to be made video calls with. It also consists of important sensors, them being the accelerometer and G-sensors. The business features it can boast of include Email, document viewer, and ThinkFree Office. Other than this, it has A-GPS, Radio, Bluetooth v4, Google Maps, USB 2.0, HDMI, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and an audio jack of 3.5mm to offer. This tablet supports 3GP, DivX, MP4, WEBM, AVI, MKV, and Xvid based videos to be played on it, with full HD playback. Along with this tablet come a user manual, a charger, a quick start guide, a USB data cable, a headset, cleaning cloth, and a warranty card offering a year of manufacturer’s warranty on the tablet, and 6 months of it on the accessories provided.
Design and Quality:
This silver tablet with a 7" screen comes in a bar form, and is based horizontally, with the secondary camera located in the center on the top with the 'ME' branding to its left. On the right edge of this tablet are located its buttons, along with the USB 2.0 port. The back of this phone has a matte finish, and overall, this tablet is made of pretty resilient material.
OS and Tech:
The processor this tablet runs on - Cortex A9 - is clocked at 1 GHz and functions so as to turn this tablet into one that consumes less power and is therefore, light on the pocket. The operating software this tablet comes out of the box with is the Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). This tablet supports voice calls, and not just that, but accommodates dual Sims, one of them that has 2g, whereas the other one with both 2g and 3g connectivity. Apart from this, the HCL ME Connect 3G tablet has various connectivity options to offer, including A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, micro-USB, HDMI, Wi-Fi hotspot, and an audio jack of 3.5mm.
Camera and Multimedia:
Tablets are usually used more for convenient use for video streaming and business features etc, which is why camera takes a backhand in these devices and usually not much needed. The primary camera of 3.2 megapixels in this tablet is enough for preserving important memories with when needed, though the lack of a flash means one must take these pictures in good lighting otherwise they will turn out blurry or unclear. The secondary camera of this tablet is of 0.3 megapixels, which allows for video calls to be made with. This tablet also offers FM radio and full HD video playback supporting 3GP, DivX, MP4, WEBM, AVI, MKV, and Xvid formats.
Battery and Memory:
This tablet has an external memory of 1 GB, which ensures that the apps run faster and smoother. The ROM of this tablet is 4 GB, which is further expandable by 32 GB through inserting a memory card in the microSD card slot. The battery type of this tablet is 3100 mAh Lithium - Polymer.
Pros and Cons:
· Sturdy built
· Full HD video playback
· No flash
· No autofocus
· Outdated OS
In the price tag this tablet comes in, it exudes a much better performance than the high-end tablets available in the market. People who have used this tablet think of it as a much better and lower-priced alternative to the Samsung tablets and those on a low budget looking for a tablet with all the good features must go for it.