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Micromax Canvas Tabby Android tablet launched in India for Rs 6499

Micromax is on a launching spree. After announcing the Canvas Sliver 5 on June 18, the company has announced Micromax Canvas Tabby P469 tablet yesterday. It has dual-mode for both Parents and Kids. Lets have a look at the specifications.


Micromax Canvas Tabby P469 Specifications

The Micromax Canvas Tabby P469 features a 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) TFT display and is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core MediaTek 8312 processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat but it possibly will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS.

The Canvas Tabby P469 comes with a 2 megapixel rear primary camera. On the front, it has a 0.3 megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.

The Canvas Tabby P469 includes 3G (voice calling), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The tablet packs in a 3,200 mAh battery under the hood.


As mentioned, it has dual-mode. The parent-use mode offers complete access to the tablet whereas the kids-use mode will let the kids learn, explore and grow through content backed by parental control. The kids-use mode is powered by EddyPaddy, which has been developed by Educren. They have developed over 100 originally designed applications which are pre-loaded and has given access to over 500 curated videos under Education, Creativity and Entertainment.

The tablet comes with a specially designed UI for kids ranging from 2 to 8 years. A profile can be created for the child to get age-specific content. Time limit can also be set so that children don’t get hooked to the device.

The Micromax Canvas Tabby is available in White colour and has been priced at Rs 6,499 in India. It will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart from June 22 for a period of 3 weeks. After that, it will be available across all retail channels.

On this launch, Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics said,

“We are already well on our way to getting to a market leadership positioning in the Tablet category with our portfolio of 7-and-8 inch tablets. We are now reinforcing our commitment to deepen tablet penetration in the country through the launch of this new offering we’re calling the Tabby, with which we also enter an exciting new consumer segment with a specialized offering.”

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