Just like smartphones, the number of tablets in the market is also increasing with each passing day.
Almost all smartphone manufacturers have diversified into offering a huge range of tablets as well. Most of these tablets render diversified functions. Tablet lovers will find it interesting to note that there are primarily two categories of tablets – those with phone calling facility and those which do not support this feature. If you are choosing the former option, then you can save yourself the hassle of having to carry a separate smartphone or ordinary feature phone to make or receive calls. Moreover, you can also work out on choosing a suitable data plan for your device. Here, we present you with some suggestions for moderately priced tablets that support the calling function.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2310
This tablet has a successor, the Tab 3 T211. Although both tablets support voice calls, the Tab 2 310 has proved to be more popular. This device with its 7-inch screen is equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM. Discarding Samsung’s traditional plastic material, this tablet houses a metallic back and a black bezel. With a horde of exciting features, the call quality is excellent and calls are clear and crisp. The speakers also help in producing loud sounds.
Are you looking for a voice calling atablet with quad-band GSM and 3G, in addition to the standardBluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity options? If so, we suggest that you check out the 7-inch Asus FonePad. Among the slew of remarkable features, the ability to support Glonass and A-GPS are worth mentioning. With a 1.2GHz Intel Atom processor, you possibly couldn’t ask for much more. Operating on Android’s KitKat, the speakers of this tablet also perform up to users’ expectations.
Now this is a truly rugged tablet for its price. Although the tablet uses the slightly outdated Jelly Bean operating system, it has some other traits that allure you. Housing 16GB memory, you can enhance this with memory cards by a further 32GB. And if that is not enough, this gem from Lenovo allows you to insert two SIMs. The Lenovo tablet supports 1GB RAM with a Mediatek 1.2GHz processor.
Acer Iconia Tab 7
The Iconia Tab 7 is the first slate from Acer to support voice calls. With a decent 7-inch display, the tablet has a quad-core MediaTek processor with 1GB RAM and operates on Android’s KitKat. Other features include a 5MP rear camera, a VGA front camera, and 800 x 1280 pixel resolution. This tablet was initially launched in the European and Asian markets.
HP Slate 7 Voice Tab
If you are expecting some excellent configuration from HP, then this nice looking slate could be a bit of a disappointment. If voice calls are all that matters primarily to you, then HP’s device should meet your needs. This 7-inch display slate encompasses a quad-core 1.2GHz Marvell processor, 1GB RAM, expandable storage, primary and secondary cameras, and Android’s Jelly Bean.Screen resolution is 800 x 1280, which is not all that great considering the screen size.
Huawei MediaPad M1
Huawei has made this slate look quite appealing with its aluminum body and thin structure. The dual front-facing speakers make the sound quality excellent.With an 8-inch display and LTE support, the tablet houses front and rear cameras, 1GB RAM, a quad-core processor, and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded. The only drawback is that the slate still operates on Android’s Jelly Bean.
Karbonn Smart Tab Fone A37
Known for its economically priced gadgets, this 7-inch Karbonn slate supports dual SIM. The tablet also supports multiple connectivity options such as 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth and GPS. Although the inbuilt memory is only 4GB, you can increase this by another 32GB with an SD card. Like almost any other tablet, this device also has front and rear cameras.
iberry Auxus Core X4
Although not portrayed much in the limelight, iberry has a line of interesting features to its credit. Encompassing a large screen the 9.7-inch tablet has some really good configuration like a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. This memory can be increased considerably to a ceiling limit of 64GB. There is no dearth of connectivity choices with the ability to opt for HDMI, Bluetooth, 3G, Wi-Fi and GPS with A-GPS options.