MapMyIndia announced CarPad – 7″ android tablet with 3G, navigation and car-kit. While CarPad looks like just any other Android tablet running Android 2.2 and powered by Snapdragon processor, MapMyIndia has customized it for navigation purposes. MapmyIndia’s CarPad provides navigation, entertainment, connectivity and productivity and is priced at Rs 22,990.
MapmyIndia CarPad offers everyone in the car a fully optimized in-car and portable navigation, entertainment, connectivity and productivity experience. The CarPad device has a large 7” HD screen, 3G connectivity powered by Qualcomm, and the rich app experience of Android packed with many appealing features for car travelers:
- Next-generation car navigation device with built-in 3G connectivity and rich AndroidTM app experience offers in-car navigation, entertainment, connectivity and productivity.
- Fully optimized for use in the car’s back and front seats with head-rest and windshield mounts.
CarPad: Features & Specifications
|Key Features||.Live turn-by-turn voice guidance to places, 3D landmarks, house-level details, travel, guides, nearby information, friend finders|
|.Bundled Car Kit with head-rest and windshield mounts, for use in the car’s back or front seats|
|.Call, message, mail and chat, browse the web, use social networking sites using in-built 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth|
|.Listen to FM Radio and music, watch movies and YouTube, flip through photos and Flickr, record videos.|
|Display||7″ TFT-HD (800×480) Capacitative Touch Screen|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227-1 with Adreno 200 GPU|
|Operating System||Android 2.2|
|3G UMTS 2100 MHz|
|2G GSM / GPRS / EDGE Quad-Band|
|Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g|
|Micro SD slot (up to 32GB)|
|GPS & GPRS|
|Camera||2 MP Camera|
|Standby time: 420 hr|
|Talking time: >7 hr|
|Charging time: <5 hr|
|Dimensions||198 x 122 x 13.2 mm|
Find Everything, Go Anywhere: Experience navigation beyond your imagination on CarPad, with live turn-by-turn voice guidance to places, augmented reality with 3D landmarks, buildings and terrain, house-level details, travel guides, and nearby information and friend finders!
MapmyIndia CarPad comes exclusively pre-installed with Aura, MapmyIndia’s latest navigation interface: With full 3D navigation and India’s richest and most detailed maps, including house numbers, as well as city & travel guides. All the maps are pre-installed on MapmyIndia CarPad, making it independent of the network. MapmyIndia CarPad gets enhanced by connectivity with streaming photographs of places, ratings & reviews that can be viewed and shared, the ability for you to discover people and friends nearby, share your location and message with others – connecting you to everyone and everything around you.
MapmyIndia CarPad is loaded with comprehensive and accurate all-India maps, with over 5 million places, national-level maps for 5,79,000 towns and villages, street-level maps for 1200 cities, house-level maps for 18 cities and 3D landmarks and building footprints for major cities.
Perfect for use in-car and on the move: You can conveniently use the CarPad while sitting in the back-seat by attaching it to the head-rest pole, and while sitting in the front-seat by attaching it to the windshield, using the bundled car-kit’s head-rest mount, windshield mount, and CarPad holder. And when you leave the car, you can carry the portable CarPad with you to use and enjoy at home, office or in a plane!
Stay connected with 3G: The CarPad adds in the powerful functionality of a complete tablet phone with 3G and Android. You can call, message, mail & chat with everyone, search and browse the web at high speed, and access social networks anywhere using the CarPad’s in-built 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth!
In-car and portable entertainment: With the CarPad, entertainment in the car becomes much richer, as you can watch videos on YouTube or movies loaded on the CarPad, listen to FM radio as well as stored music, flip through photos and search and browse photos on Flicks or other photo-sharing sites. Click photos and record videos, and then view or upload. With the CarPad, in-car entertainment gets taken to the next level.
Box Contents: MapmyIndia CarPad box comes with the CarPad device with 8GB SD card memory, pre-installed MapmyIndia Navigator Aura, USB cable for data transfer as well as USB cable for charging the CarPad via USB, Wall Charger, Stereo headset with microphone & built-in FM antenna, Warranty Card and Quick Start Guide. MapmyIndia Car-kit containing the car charger, headrest mount, windshield mount, and Carpad holder come in a separate box and comes with FREE with MapmyIndia CarPad.
Price and Availability: MapmyIndia CarPad is priced at Rs 22,990/- (which includes the CarPad device with 3G, Wi-Fi, 8GB SD card memory, pre-installed MapmyIndia Navigator Aura, as well as Car-kit worth Rs 6,990/- in separate box FREE with CarPad). MapmyIndia CarPad will be available for sale from 15th September 2011, online at http://www.mapmyindia.com/carpad, followed by leading electronics stores, car showrooms & car accessory shops.