The Xtab A10 tab launched by NXG Electronics Pvt Ltd, now joins the low cost tablet bandwagon in India claiming to be the first android 4.0 powered tablet PC for a price of just Rs. 5,490. Well this may not be the cheapest tablet but once you have a look at the specifications you might want to order it, right away.

The Xtab A10 is powered by Cortex A8 AllWinner A10 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and comes with a capacitive touchscreen. This tablet is available in 4 GB and 8 GB versions with microSD support. The exciting part is the 1.5 GHz power and the ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) android 4.0.

Xtab A10 features / specifications

Processor and OS: This tablet houses the Allwinner processor running at 1.5 GHz frequency. It supports 2D / 3D graphics, HD video decoder (2160p) and HD video encoder (1080p). This low cost tablet runs on the latest Android 4.0 OS.

Size and Display: The Xtab A10 weighs 360 grams and is 12.8 mm thick. TFT LCD display screen is 7 inches (16:9) LED backlit supporting 800 by 480 pixels resolution. The interesting part is that the touchscreen is of capacitive technology with multi touch support. Low cost tablets usually come with resistive touchscreen so having a capacitive screen for few rupees more is a good choice. There is the G-Sensor for auto screen rotation.

Android 4.0 powered Xtab A10 tablet
Xtab A10 tablet

Memory and Storage: The A10 comes with 4 GB and 8 GB internal memory along with microSD support. The 8 GB version will cost you a little more.

Camera: Just like on the BSNL-Penta tablet this tablet too comes with a front facing VGA camera that can be used for video chatting.

Connectivity: You cannot make or receive calls on this tablet. There is no internal SIM slot. For connectivity you have the Wi-Fi, and Mini 5 pin USB port (OTG) port that supports USB Dongle / WCDMA / CDMA EVDO. This tab also comes loaded with chrome lite web browser.

Xtab A10 features and price in India
Xtab A10 features

Multimedia: This Xtab A10 tablet does come with internal loudspeaker and built in mic. You can control the volume using the VOL+ and VOL – keys. Furthermore you can connect external headphones to the 3.5mm stereo jack. There is a HDMI port for full HD output and the media player does support many audio and video formats.

Battery: The 3600 mAh Li-po battery gives a decent time of up to 5 hours of continuous web surfing.

Xtab A10 low cost ICS tablet in India
Xtab A10 low cost ICS tablet

I have ordered this tablet and expect it to be delivered within a week or two.  Once I get the tablet I will do full review, so stay tuned.  The 4 GB version is currently not available.

Xtab A10 price in India for 4G version is Rs. 5,490 and the 8 GB version will cost you Rs. 6,490. To order online visit the website

By Rajeev Rana

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