Now a Tablet avatar for the car!

Indian GPS navigation leader, MapmyIndia, India’s leader in, ha launched a tablet PC variant for the card that combines car navigation,entertainment with a 3G Internet connection.

The MapmyIndia CarPad is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S1 processor, comes with a large 7” Capacitive Display, 3G connectivity, MapmyIndia’s latest 3D connected GPS navigation interface, and the Android operating system.

Navigation features include 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. It 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.

With the bundled car kit’s head-rest and windshield mounts, you can use the CarPad conveniently in the car’s back or front seats, and then carry it easily with you to use at home, office or in a plane.

You can call, message, mail and chat with everyone, browse the web at high speed, and socialize with others anywhere using the CarPad’s in-built 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. In-car and portable entertainment features include FM Radio and music; the abilirty to watch movies & YouTube; Flip through photos and Flickr; Click photos and record videos.

The 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, containing the headrest mount, windshield mount, CarPad holder and car charger, in separate box free with CarPad). MapmyIndia CarPad will be available for sale from 15th September 2011, online at, followed by leading electronics stores, car showrooms & car accessory shops. Sep 4 2011