Intex launches iBuddy Connect tablet for Rs 7,990

Intex Technologies has announced the launch of its 7-inch SIM-based tablet, the Intex iBuddy Connect. The company has introduced this tablet keeping the youth in mind.

The company is releasing the tablet at an affordable price point of Rs 7,990. As part of an introductory offer, Intex has also bundledwith it an exclusive leather cover that has a keyboard attached. The accessory is worth Rs 1,500 and is given to customers for free.

The Intex iBuddy Connect tablet

The Intex iBuddy Connect tablet


Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar, General Manager - Mobile Business, Intex Technologies, said, “ INTEX iBUDDY CONNECT is an interesting blend of latest technologies and smart look. Today, youth segment both in urban and semi-urban cities and towns are looking for a computing gadget which comes with calling facilities as well. Addressing to the evolved needs, we have introduced this compact tablet. It is company’s one of the most technologically advanced models in the tablets category but we will be doing further innovations and keep introducing other variants of the device for all kinds of users.”

The tablet has an ultra slim design and supports 5-point touch capabilities. It runs on Android version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and sports 4GB internal memory that is expandable up to 32GB through a microSD slot.  It is powered by a 1GHz processor and has 512MB of DDR3 RAM.

The tablet is capable of making video calls thanks to the dual camera support— a 2.0 megapixel camera at the back along with a VGA camera on the front. To keep the device up and running, it is endowed with 3000 mAh lithium Ion battery.

The device comes pre-loaded with popular social networking and informative applications such as Nimbuzz, Skype, Facebook, India Today and Aaj Tak. To access Internet on the device, one can choose from an array of options – 3G dongles, GSM SIM support, Wi-Fi or LAN.

The device also offers HDMI support that allows it to connect with any high definition TV. Moreover, built-in Bluetooth ensures smooth data transfer among various Bluetooth enabled devices. It works with the popular operating systems available, including Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Available in two colours – white and chocolate – the tablet can be bought through 15,000 plus distributors and reseller outlets and is available at more than 50 Intex Squares and several hypermarkets across the country.

Earlier this month, Intex had launched the IT-12000SUF 2.0 tower speakers. This speaker is enclosed in a wooden structure and promises a sound output of 84W. According to the company, this speaker is aimed at music enthusiasts who typically range between the age group of 14-40 years. Intex states that the speaker can be attached to most hardwares, such as hometheatres, PCs etc.

Commenting on the speaker system, Vikram Kalia, General Manager - Product Management, Intex Technologies, said, “At Intex, we always aimed at bringing world class technology in all forms of gadgets at affordable prices.  The new 2.0 tower speaker is a step forward in our commitment to deliver advanced audio equipment in a way that it is accessible to large section of the masses. We already have three models in the range which is much appreciated and has received overwhelming responses from our end users. We believe that we will meet the expectation of our end users again with this premium product from our range.”