Hyderabad based company Celkon Mobiles will soon be launching the 7 inch SIM based tablet Celtab. The new tablet will run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich Operating system and has been priced at Rs. 7499 in the Indian market.
The company a month back had entered the tablet segment with the launch of its e-tab CT1. Y Guru, the managing director of Celkon Mobiles said, “Celkon got huge appreciation for CT1 and currently have orders for 50,000 units from market for CT1 and CT2. The product will be available in two days”.
The new device from Celkon comes with a 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and also has the provision to connect the 3G dongle to access the internet. R Murali the Executive Director of Celkon said “The company’s revenue was at Rs 326 crore last year and as the market has been expanded to some states in north India this year sales are expected to jump threefold. As on date we have 11 active states in the country selling half a million mobile phones a year. We aim to sell one million sets next year”.
Murali added that it plans to expand the business in the abroad markets and is also aiming to reach the Rs. 1000 crore mark turnover in the financial year 2013.