Micromax is no longer a silent player in the mobile handset market in the country and that has led to the birth of Micromax Funbook Pro, a tablet with a 10.1 inch screen that can be yours at one-third the price of its competitors; a truly budget tablet. We first take look at the features this machine is hiding in its frame and then decide whether the pros will make it sell or cons will make it a failure.
Network & Connectivity:
3G(Supported by an external USB Dongle) WiFi, USB 3.5 MM Jack HDMI Port
Capacitive Touch Screen, Screen Size25.6 cm Features Multi-Touch Screen, Pinch Zoom
Internal 8 GB NAND Expandable Up to 32 GB Card Slot MicroSD RAM1 GB
Primary0.3 Mega Pixels (VGA camera) Video recording
Capacity 3.7V/5600mAh Browsing time Up to 5 hrs
OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Micromax Funbook Pro is undoubtedly a budget tablet because nothing is available in this form factor at its price. Even at such an entry level price it maintains a good finish that will attract eyeballs. The screen holds a good resolution and at the same time does not lag in reacting to your touch. The Funbook is a device built to have fun and so you can easily watch movies and store you favourite videos in it. The HDMI port allows you to watch your favourite movies in HD and this can be your source of entertainment for more than 4 and a half hour straight when you are travelling.
The budget and economy of this tablet are huge advantages but they also restrict the tablet a lot in features when it is compared to other counterparts. The Plastic used in this tablet is solid yet seems to be of lower grade so holding this will be different from an iPad or any other high end models. Colours are not as great as you would expect on this tablet. The resolution lacks the punch required to enthral the onlooker and the unavailability of much needed pixels will show on the blurry edges of images. No Bluetooth means any wireless transfer of files from your phone is not possible.
In the end, the Micromax Funbook Pro does have the artillery to perform functions for which it has been designed like teaching the kids, enjoying movies, playing games and killing time with apps however, expecting much from this tablet will be comparing grapes to watermelons.