Another affordable Android tablet hits the Indian market and this particular one comes from iBall. The company today announced the Slide which is a 7-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread based tablet powered by a 1GHz processor. iBall has roped in the Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan as brand ambassador for iBall Slide.
The tablet has a capacitive touchscreen, includes 8GB on built-in storage, 2 megapixel front facing camera, USB host, HDMI output and a 4400 mAh battery. The tablet comes with Wifi, Bluetooth connectivity & has support for 3g dongle means you’ll have to have a 3g modem in order to access internet. The functionality of using a inbuilt 3G sim card is not there. It also features usb host & on the go port which enables you to copy to and from the pen drive.
The tablet can also be connected to keyboard & mouse through usb port . Since the device already features bluetooth connectivity options wireless devices such as headphones, keyboard & mouse can be connected as well.
The battery in the tablet is of 4400 mAh Lithium Ion battery which iball claims can provide upto 6.5 hours of music or 4-5 hours of video. The device is also HD compatible & can support 3d games. Since the tablet runs on Android it is tightly integrated with google services and apart from using search services, social networking features allows you to listen to music, watch videos, play games & work on your documents.
Commenting on the launch of iBall Slide, Sandeep Parasrampuria, director, iBall said, “The world-wide market is phenomenally rising for Tablet PCs and is expected to reach 175 million units by 2014. iBall Slide is power packed with technology and features and we are sure iBall Slide will make the Indian consumer enjoy the ride.”
iBall Slide Tablet Features and Specifications:
- 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor
- Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
- 7 inch WVGA multi touchscreen display
- screen resolution 800 x 480 pixels
- 2.0 Megapixel Front Camera
- HD Video playback
- Music/Video player
- 8GB of internal storage
- Upto 32GB of expandable memory support via microSD card
- 3G Dongle support
- USB, HDMI Out
- Web Browser
- Social networking
- Battery: 4400 mAh lithium-ion battery
- Music Playback: Up to 6.5 hours
- Video Playback: Upto 5 hours
iBall Slide Price in India: MRP Rs. 13,995/-