HCL today launched two new Android 4.0 ICS tablets - HCL ME U1 and HCL MyEdu Tab. HCL ME U1 has been introduced with a price of Rs 7,999 ($158) while the HCL MyEdu Tab - K12 version is priced at Rs 11,499 ($226).
The HCL ME U1 tablet is powered by Android OS 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich and packed with 17 local ready to use applications. It sports a 7 inch 800X480px Capacitive Screen, a 1Ghz processor, 512MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory expandable to 32GB. It also features WiFi, a full USB, mini USB and a micro SD card slot and a 3600 mAH battery.
On the other hand MyEduTab aims at personalized learning while helping the students to understand concepts at their own pace. MyEduTab will be available in two versions: MyEduTab - K12 priced at Rs. 11,499, includes the price of the device, content and a memory card while educational applications and NCERT books will be free. MyEduTab - Higher Education (HE) version is priced at Rs. 9, 999 ($197).
MyEduTab features the similar specs as of U1 Tab and both tablets will be available in stores and for educational institutes in Delhi and across the country from April 2012 onwards.