PTCL Evo Tab Review

The use of tablet PC’s / ipads has tremendously increased over the last one year and it is predicted that in the next 5 years ipads will completely takeover the laptops. The Apple has been the leader in Ipad makers followed by Samsung, Dell, Motrolla,Asus and kindle. The Apple’s ipad1,ipad2 and now ipad 3 as well as Samsungs Galaxy Tab, Motorola XOOM and Dell streak 7 have revolutionized the tablet PC’s/ ipad’s industry.
The Tablet PC’s are normally very costly in Pakistan but Pakistan telecommunication (PTCL) introduced its first ipad in an affordable price in August 14, 2011.The good part of it is that it’s an Android tablet. It provides Broad band internet services on the go. Initially its price was approximately Rs 28000/- with some months free internet package but recently on 16 October, 2012 PTCL announced sale of EVO tab on through away price of just Rs 12000/- with 3 months of unlimited internet package.It also merits attention that PTCL Evo Tab supports GSM networks means that you can use it as a cellular mobile phone.However if you are not comfortable with its bigger size as compared to normal cell phone a Bluetooth can be used for voice calling as added support.
Earlier the package was too costly, Here is the old AD
The original manufacture of EVO tab is not disclosed but it is thought of one of the variant of indonasian made IVIO twilight 7 which is ownned by an indonasian company PT.intersys.
Although PTCL Evo tab is much cheaper than its competitors in the market but never the less in such a cheap price it has almost all the functions what you need in a Tablet PC. So why to go for costly ipads or touch screen mobile phones when EVO tab has every thing you need.
Here is a comparison of PTCL Evo Tab with other Tablet Pc’s:-

PTCL EVO Size & Weight:
Size & Weight: 199mm x 114mm x 12mm 
7.8″ x 4.5″ x 0.47″
429 grams

PTCL EVO Quad-core Turbo Processor

800 Mhz Application Processor 
400 Mhz Communication/Modem Processor 
320 Mhz DSP for Multimedia 
Adreno 200 GPU (with support for Open GL 1.0/ES 2.0) 

PTCL EVO Display:

7” inch screen WVGA LCD 800 X 480 resolution Capacitive touch screen Multi-Touch

PTCL EVO Storage:

Internal Storage: 2 GB
RAM: 512 MB
Expansion Slot: microSD™ memory card (up to 32 GB)


5 Megapixel rear camera with Auto Focus
VGA Secondary front Camera for Video Conferencing

Operating System:

Android Froyo OS 2.2

Cellular & Wireless:

CDMA/ EVDO: Supports EVDO/CDMA 1X 1900Mhz,
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/ EDGE/UMTS: 850/900/1800/1900/ UMTS 2100Mhz
Dual Mode: EVDO or UMTS

G-Sensor – for auto rotation & gaming Light Sensor – adjusts auto brightness


3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Standard mico-USB
TF card slot
2 SIM card Slots
Mini DC Jack

Power & Battery

Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity: High Capacity 3500mAh Battery
Standby Time: Up to 140 hours
Video Playback: Up to 7hours
Internet browsing: Up to 4 hours