Swipe Tab X74S Halo Tab from Swipe Telecom is another ICS powered 7 inch tablet with built in SIM slot for phone functionality. The Tab X74S also called Halo Tab is priced at Rs. 8,999.

This tab comes with cortex A8 Allwinner A0 CPU with Mali 400 GPU. The Android 4.0 OS runs smoothly with 1GB DDR3 memory. Add to it there is 4GB of internal storage. The specifications on the Swipetelecom website do not clearly mention the 3G part. However there is this built in SIM slot that can house a 2G or 3G SIM card, you can make phone calls, send SMS’s etc.

The Swipe Tab X74S Halo Tab should possibly allow you to access the net over the 3G network (please confirm it with the company). Other features are a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800×480 pixels resolution; there is Wi-Fi, dual cameras 2MP rear and 1.3MP front, flash 10.1 supported, 2xUSB port, microSD card support, HDMI out port and Sensors.

There is built in loudspeaker and a 3.5mm jack for connecting headphones. The Swipe Tab X74S Halo Tab does not come with GPS or Bluetooth. A 3800mAh battery gives usage time of about 5 hours.

Swipe Tab X74S Halo Tab

For a price of Rs. 8,999 the tag seems a bit costly especially with the missing Bluetooth option, moreover the 3G network supported speed is not known. Other tabets (with built in 3G) to look for within the same price range Wammy Ethos and iBerry Auxus Ax03G.

Swipe Tab X74S Halo Tab Key features and Specifications

  • Allwinner A10 Cortex A8 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz (will be 1 GHz) + Mali 400 GPU.
  • 1GB DDRII RAM, 4GB internal storage and MicroSD (up to 32GB).
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
  • Wi-Fi, SIM Slot (2G/3G), 1 OTG port, 1 USB port, micro SD slot, 3.5mm jack, DC in, HDMI port (2160p output), Gsensor and SIM slot.
  • Front 1.3MP camera and a rear 2MP camera of fixed focus.
  • Battery Capacity: 3800 mAh play time of about 5 hours.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in