iBall has announced an upgraded version of its Android tablet Slide. It will be released in the market for INR 11,999 (MRP: INR 12,499). Featuring 7-inch capacitive display, iBall Slide i7218 comes with Android 2.3, 1GHz processor and 2MP camera. The tablet also packs dual-stereo speakers, USB 2.0 port, 8GB of internal storage and microSD card slot.
The tablet is the part of the company’s performance line-up and comes pre-loaded with applications like Money Control, Facebook, Gmail, Skype, News and Weather, and Nimbuzz. The consumers will be able to download more applications from Android Market.
Full Press Release Below:
Good performances are meant to be celebrated but iBall believes in delivering better ones too. India’s own electronics giant, after having launched iBall Slide, it’s sleek entry into the world of tablets earlier, has now launched a sharper, more loaded version of the same, the iBall Slide i7218 with stunning looks matched with terrific performance. This ‘Performance Series’ latest gizmo has retained its best features and added quite a few new ones to make it an even more exciting product.
Among the new key features of this iBall Slide i7218 are Dual Camera with a 2 MP camera on the back and a VGA camera in the front to make video interactions a smooth ride.
The new Slide improves tremendously with Dual stereo speakers for powerful sound functions to make watching video and movies as well as music a thrilling experience.
iBall Slide i7218 is perhaps the only Tablet PC in India to offer a direct USB port for easy usage of USB devices like pen drive, data card and other USB devices like keyboard, mouse etc. Others don’t either provide this USB port or is through a cable which makes usage uncomfortable.
The tablet weighs just 450 grams despite its 210 x 120 dimensions with most appealing look in the Indian market. Not to forget, its TFT, multi-touch capacitive 7-inch touch screen and 800 x 480 screen resolution make anything a delight to view – whether images (JPEG/PNG/BMP/GIF) or videos. With an enhanced performance ARM Cortex A8, 1 Ghz processor at its heart, the i7218 stays true to its performance and compatibility promise.
The product is with an 8 GB built-in storage capacity (extendable upto 32 GB) to let its young, entertainment-loving users relish their clips and songs to the fullest.
That said, this improved version of the Slide, promoted aptly by the dashing performer Hrithik Roshan has the old version’s trust and functionality. So besides the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G support on dongle, it has HDMI out port for easy connectivity to TV or the projector.
And being an Android playground, the i7218 comes in-built with applications for both fun and business – such as Money Control, Facebook, Gmail, Skype, News and Weather, Android Market, Nimbuzz and more.