The HCL ME runs on Android E Froyo as it is better known. Consider that it is competing with the likes of HTC Flyer, we would have expected it to at least on 2.3 (Gingerbread). We hope HeL provide an over the air (OTA) update to its customers in this regard. The interface remains more or less thc same as in mo Android devices. There are five home· screen panels that you can customise adding shortcuts, folders, widgets, etc. There are three touch buttons at the bottom of the screen in the portrait mode[ Browser, App Tray and E-mail. The notification bar remains at the top but it is plain and doesu\ provide any extra accessibility as seen in other devices. The main menu of the tablet is in a scrollable grid style with the Homc key at the bottom.
Surprisingly, there is no Android Market on the tablet, but you can always download it. Instead you have two different app repositories from HCL. One is the HCL App Center, which is somewhat similar to the Android Market. And the second is HCL Smart Apps, which offers a number of applications relevant for the Indian audience. These app stores have been provided to enable better app discovery for the customer since finding an app among millions in the Android Market can be a tough task for some, The tablet has e-mail support for POP3, IMAP and Microsoft Exchange Activesync. Settings for Gmail, Yahoo!Mail and AOL come pre-loaded on the device. 111C browser of the AM-7.