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  Pantel Technologies announces the launch of India’s first 2G SIM Slot, 3D enabled Tablet PC powered by BSNL data connectivity

Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL), a pioneer in devising low-cost tablet PC(s) in India, has announced the launch of India’s first 2G SIM Slot Tablet PC, the Penta T-Pad WS703C at Thrissur, Kerala today.

This new hi-tech tablet PC, the Penta T-Pad WS703C, priced at INR 6,999, is a power packed device with 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM, 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor, inbuilt 2G SIM Slot and also 3G Dongle compatibility. This device comes with a 3D feature, allowing the user to enjoy uninterrupted 3D viewing on the Penta T-pad multi-touch capacitive screen. The ‘all-port’ architecture on this model includes features like Dual Camera, HDMI port to help you connect and enjoy HD video on your HDTV, Mini USB port to further charge and connect to speakers, keyboard or any other I/O device and a TF Card slot for storage expandability of upto 32GB - providing for a seamless user experience.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vijender Singh, Managing Director, Pantel Technologies Private Limited said, “Kerala has the highest literacy rate in India. In this age of rapid digitalization, it is imperative to incorporate digital solutions to aid educational developments. It gives me immense pleasure to launch the latest offering from our stable powered by BSNL data connectivity. A 2G SIM based tablet PC for voice call and 3G compatibility through a dongle is yet another milestone in offering affordable digital computing solutions to the Indian student community.”

PTPL has entered into a strategic reverse data bundling alliance with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, to jointly address the data & ICT needs of Indian consumers by launching attractive data plans bundled with the entire range of Penta TPAD tablet PC(s). These include the Rs. 125 (4GB of 2G data free in 60 days) and Rs. 150 (2GB of 3G data free in 60 days) pre-paid offerings that can be availed off by the consumer at the time of purchase of the Penta T-Pad tablet PC(s).
Speaking on the occasion, the PGM of BSNL at Thrissur, Mr Ravi Chandran said, “BSNL is the No 1 telecom operator in Kerala with a strong focus on the student community. The launch of the Penta T-Pad WS703C with 2G Data plans of BSNL makes for yet another attractive digital offering to the student community in Kerala.” 

The meritorious students of the parliamentary constituency of Thrissur, Kerala will be the first customers of the Penta T-Pad WS703C in India. In a merit felicitation ceremony for the SSLC students planned at the Thrissur Town Hall on Oct 9, 2012 – 1,000 tablet PC(s) will be distributed to students by Mr Kapil Sibal, the Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of HRD, IT & Telecom, Govt. of India, in the presence of the Hon’ble MP of Parliament from Thrissur, Mr PC Chacko, the Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL, Mr R K Upadhyay and other dignitaries from the local and state Govt of Kerala.

About Pantel Technologies:

Pantel Technologies is a young Information Technology and Communication devices hardware company – selling innovative ICT products under the brand name of PENTA in India market. Our product range includes Netbooks, Laptops and Mobile Internet Devices (Tablets). Pantel has worked for over two years and pioneered the technology of manufacturing these tablets at most competitive rate and in widest range available so far in the market. Tablets (T pad) would be available in sizes of 7” to 10” over a period of time and would be wifi enabled, come with services of 2G, 3G and among the most competitive tablets Indian market has seen so far.
PENTA is focused on the education sector in the country. Education is a priority sector and we firmly believe that the new age Digital technologies will go a long way in fulfilling the Government mission of ‘Quality Education for all’. Innovatively designed and uniquely priced ICT devices – with bundled wireless connectivity solutions and appropriate education content - will contribute in bridging the ‘digital divide’. PENTA will also focus on developing business solutions for specific verticals through more strategic alliances and acquisition of technological capabilities.

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