Expanding its Android tablet portfolio, HCL has announced the launch of yet another voice-calling featuring tablet in the country. Dubbed as HCL ME Connect 2G 2.0., the tablet sports 7-inch touch screen display that offers 800×480 pixel resolution. As per the press release issued by the company the tablet is priced at INR Rs.8,499 and enables users to make 2G voice-call just like any other mobile handset.

HCL ME Connect 2G 2.0- A voice-calling Tablet with Android 4.1 and 1GHz Processor

HCL ME Connect 2G 2.0- A voice-calling Tablet with Android 4.1 and 1GHz Processor

HCL ME Connect 2G 2.0 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform and houses 1 GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor coupled with 1GB DDR3 RAM. It comes with 4 GB internal memory which is expandable to 32 GB via microSD card. The tablet also includes 2 megapixel rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front camera and come with the support for for 11 local Indian languages

Here is what Gautam Advani, global head – mobility business unit, HCL, said at the launch:

Our latest offering further showcases our proud legacy of innovative products that address all kinds of consumer needs. The ME Connect 2G 2.0 phablet will cater to the young at heart who are always on a lookout for something new and exciting.

Apart from the connectivity features like mini-HDMI port, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), USB data card (WCDMA/EVDO) for 3G internet access, the tablet comes with freebies worth more than INR Rs.2,000 but it is not clear what sort of things HCL is offering with the tablet.