Affordable & Entertaining Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tab
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 Velox sports 8 inch, 800 x 480 pixels Capacitive Touchscreen. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and beneath it is powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core Cortex A9 Processor with 1GB RAM.
It Packs a 3MP Rear camera and also has a VGA front camera for video calling.
This tab has 1.51GB internal storage capacity that can be expanded upto 32GB using a microSD card.
For Connectivity, This device supports 3G network and also carries Wifi, Bluetooth, HDMI Support and USB port.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 Velox also has G-Sensors and is fueled by 4500mAh Battery.
Karbonn Smart Tab 8 Velox is an all rounder low budget tab. Its Processor and G-Sensors will enable playing motion games easily. Pricing below 7000, this tab is a worth buy.
Overall User Rating (3.8 Out of 5 based on 239 ratings)
Overall: "I have been using this over the past 3 days. Here is my review.
1. Overall Configuration is great.
2. First tab in the world to be boxed with a Jellybean.
3. It supports Google Play Store.
4. Internal space of around 1.5Gb is dedicated for downloads from play store.
Also around 800 Mb of it is like user space.
5. Charges pretty fast around 2 hours max for a huge 4500mAh battery. Also battery lasts long around 6+ hours till now.
6. The tab does not heat up when you play games or even browse net via wi-fi for hours.
7. It has support for connecting a dongle like MTS since it does not have sim facility for GPRS.
8. The screen size is good enough to read books, browse and play good games.
9. Games work out of the box - Temple Run, FL Commando, POP Classic were some of the high end games I played and it plays flawlessly.
10. It has USB OTG support. So it means you can connect your pen drives to the cable provided in the box to browse and even watch movies present inside your pen drive.
11. It supports enough number of formats. Plz install MXplayer with codec support from Play store to run different formats.
12. The shutdown time of the tab is less than 5 seconds and the start up time is like 25 to 30 seconds. Make sure you reduce the number of home screens and the widgets on your home screens. Also remove automatic adding of widgets from your google play settings.
13. The audio is loud enough to watch a film happily. Also you can connect your speakers to the stereo jack as an optional source of sound.
14. The graphics card provided is from the US company called Vivante. It is good and in fact a great competitor for Mali cards provided by ARM.
15. It has a dual GPU which should support lots of high end games and also a 1.5 Ghz dual core cortex 9 processor is an added advantage.
16. Stand by time is around a day or more. Could not test this properly.
17. It has ethernet support. So if you have a USB modem you can connect it to the tab via UTG support n connect to the internet directly with no router for a wi fi.
18. Connecting a keyboard or a mouse with the tab is easy. So mounting the tab and you can work some projects or even write some source code.
19. I use a Sennheiser earphone. The sound quality with it was wonderful for this tab.
20. Supports bluetooth - so sharing is simplified. Also you can use wifi direct functionality.
1. You dont need a mirror!!! Yes the screen I think has an added layer which reflects your own face - it becomes difficult to read and write in bright sunlight or even when the background light is more.
2. A small dust particle is embedded b/w these 2 screens in my tablet which is kinda irritation when you observe it keenly.
3. It does not have calling facility. Also its not comfortable to speak with a 8 inches tablet across your face. Unless you use a bluetooth headset.
I bought this tab for a price less than stated here in Flipkart.
Since this is one of the first tablets to come with a 8 inches screen - getting a screen guard or a cover is difficult.
Hopefully if flipkart could provide it for the extra bucks they are charging here and also if they could provide some earphones or a bluetooth headset it would be great.
Hope you liked the review.
Its a great product for every amount of Rupee you pay on it.