On the holy occasion of beginning of Navratra Season, Byond Tech Electronics Pvt. Ltd., one of the prominent player in mobile phone industry known for manufacturing affordable handsets, has launched a new range of tablet PC named ‘Mi kook’ series in price sensitive Indian market. The Mi book series comprises seven different varieties available in the price range of 4,250 to 10,000.
Powered by Google’s Android operating system, the tablet comes with 7,9 and 10-inch capacitive 5-point multi-touch display variants and are enriched with many innovative features such as voice calling facility, 3D video and gaming, kinetic scrolling touch pad and complete set of social networking apps.
At the occasion, Subhash Mutha, chairman, Byond Tech Electronics Pvt Ltd, said:
For tablets and smartphones, we have invested around $10 million the investment is likely to get doubled within a year. With three-and-a-half years of experience in telecom business, we are planning to be an aggressive player in android phones and tablet PCs.
Prashant Bora, CEO, Byond Tech Electronics, added :
We have brought to India, the biggest range of tablets, under one brand, with 10 versions of MI Book as we call it, with prices ranging between `4300-`11000.” He added, “For the first time in India, Byond has launched a series of laplets that contain tablet with a portable attached keypad. The company is targeting sales of more than 1 million tablets a year and a market share close to 15% to emerge as a leading player in the market. The Mi book series will comprise tablet PCs with seven-inch screen tablets, tablet with sim card facility and nine and ten inch wide screen tablets.
The tablet PCs are being made in company’s Pune plant which has capacity of 100,000 tablet PCs and 400,000 mobile phones a month.