Karbonn A30 Vs Swipe Pocket Tab Comparison – Tablet Vs Phablet?

To give a tough competition to well-established FunBook Pro tablet of its biggest rival Micromax, the company Karbonn launched its flagship tablet Karbonn A30 a few days back. Well, considering its screen size, it’s better to call this gadget as Phablet.  Another Phablet named tabled that is getting good hits is Pocket Tab from Swipe. Which one is better among …

To give a tough competition to well-established FunBook Pro tablet of its biggest rival Micromax, the company Karbonn launched its flagship tablet Karbonn A30 a few days back. Well, considering its screen size, it’s better to call this gadget as Phablet.  Another Phablet named tabled that is getting good hits is Pocket Tab from Swipe. Which one is better among both?  Let’s have feature comparison among both.

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Form

Karbonn is known for blessing its gadgets with good outer look, and this is what is happening here in Karbonn A30. It has got dimensions of 166 x 91 x 10.7 mm and weighs 280 grams. The lightweight makes it good to carry along.

Swipe Pocket Tab has got the dimensions of 160 x 95 x 11 mm, and it weighs 240 grams. Tough competition among both as far as outer look and weight is concerned. Isn’t it?

Display

The  5.9 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen offers 480 x 800 pixels resolution, making it good for gaming freaks. Yeah, for movie addicts too.

Swipe Pocket Tab comes with 6 inches  Capacitive Touchscreen that offers resolution of 800 x 480 px. It also packs the 5 finger multi-touch feature.

Processor & Operating System

The processor in Karbonn A30 is Dual-core 1 GHz and it is based on Android operating system. Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich version is what you get in it.

Swipe Pocket Tab comes with 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 Processor and runs the Android 4.0.4 operating system. Both phablets are good in terms of speed. So you can enjoy some high-end games and multitasking.

Camera

Karbonn A30 has got 8MP camera as its Primary Camera that offers 3264×2448 pixels resolution and comes with features like Geo-tagging, face detection.  Secondary Camera has 1.3MP for video calling using 3G network.

Swipe Pocket Tab comes with 1.3MP Front Camera which supports the major multimedia formats like JPEG, PNG, BMP. You can use this camera for video chatting as well.

Memory

The internal storage in Karbonn A30 is 4GB and can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD.

Swipe Pocket Tab counterparts the Karbonn A30 in terms of storage capacity. Yeah, 4GB internal storage capacity and expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.

Connectivity:

Both Karbonn A30 and Swipe Pocket Tab connectivity completely differ because of Karbonn A30 supports SIM (DUAL GSM 2G+3G) while Swipe Pocket Tab doesn’t have SIM slot to connect 3G mobile connectivity and voice calling too. Meanwhile Pocket Tab supports capable to connect 3G dongle devices like Airtel, Huawei 3G dongle, Reliance Netconnect plus, Tata Photon plus and some of 3G Multi SIM Data card to access 3G data connectivity.

Have a look at the comparison table below.

Karbonn A30 Swipe Pocket Tab
Display  5.9 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen  6 inches  Capacitive Touchscreen
Resolution  480 x 800 pixels  800 x 480 px
Processor  Dual-core 1 GHz  1.2 GHz Cortex A8 Processor
RAM 512MB RAM 512MB DDRIII RAM
Memory  4GB + MicroSD card upto 32GB   4GB + MicroSD card upto 32GB
OS  Android 4.0.4 ICS   Android 4.0.4 ICS
Camera  8MP Back + 1.3 MP front  1.3MP Front Camera
Connectivity  Dual SIM, 3G-HSPA, 2G-GPRS, EDGE
Bluetooth,Wi-Fi, Tethering:USB Wifi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Module 802.11 b/g/n
Multiple 3G Dongle Support
Battery 2500 mAh 2500 mAh

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