Olive telecom launches India’s first 3G tablet


Olive telecom has launched Olivepad-VT100 in India. Olivepad is the first 3G enabled tablet to be launched in India. The tablet will be powered by the Android OS and will support 3.5G HSUPA networks in addition to WiFi and Bluetooth.

Weighing at 410 grams the Olivepad is powered by an ARM11 600MHz processor and is based on the new Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset. It features 512MB RAM, 512MB inbuilt flash memory, and microSD expandability up to 32GB, aside from a CMOS 3MP camera and webcam.

The key features are:

  • 7-inch touch screen
  • 3 megapixel back camera
  • Front camera (resolution unknown)
  • GPS with turn by turn navigations (Google Maps and MapMyIndia)
  • e-book reader
  • Mobile television
  • Smart Phone capabilities
  • Voice & video calling
  • Flash support
  • mini USB port
  • SD card slot
  • 720p video playback support
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Gravity and ambient light sensor
  • Compass
  • 3240mAh Li-polymer battery (16 hours standby, and 7 hours of talk time)
  • 110×11.5×179.4mm


Priced at INR 25000, the Olivepad will be available countrywide at all Croma stores from August 2010.

The device sounds promising from its specs and features. Olive telecom has a history of bringing revolutionary products in India. Some of their known products include OliveFrvrOn (India’s 1st Hybrid Phone), OliveZipbook (India’s 1st 3G embedded Netbook), OliveWiz (India’s 1st Triple SIM Qwerty device), OliveGenie (India’s 1st 3G Music Modem) & OLiveNexus (India’s 1st Pocket Router).

[via Olive News & Thinkdigit]

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