iBall, an India based low cost tech manufacturer who has launched several smartphones and tablets has now come with a 7 inch tablet dubbed as iSlide i6516 aat Rs 7,990 with Android 4.0 ICS operating system.
Commenting at the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria, director, iBall was quoted stating, "The Slide has been our proud entry into the tablet market, but we must keep innovating and introduce variants of it for all users. This one's got a good mix of must-have features and unique ones. We expect iBall Slide i6516 will be liked by all who are looking for performance and the best features and benefits!"
Lets have a look at the detailed specs of the new iBall tablet.
Display: iSlide i6516 sports a 7 inch IPS HD capacitive touchscreen display with better viewing angles.
Processor & Storage: The tablet is equipped with a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor and 1GB RAM.
Operating System: Similar to many other Android tablets, the latest iBall offering is also flavored with Android ICS.
Camera: When it comes to camera optics, the tablet has 2MP rear camera and a front facing VGA camera for video calling.
Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, iSlide i6516 comes with Wi-Fi, micro USB port, HDMI port and Bluetooth.
Battery: As claimed by the company, the tablet is loaded with an 4,000 mAh battery capable of offering a decent backup.
iBall iSlide i6516 comes with preloaded apps including Whatsapp, Facebook, Zomato and CricketNext.
Price & Availability
The latest iBall tablet is priced at Rs 7,990 making it competitive and reasonable with all the neceaary basic functions for such a low price point.
Competition with other budget tablets
Though iSlide I6516 slightly expensive as compared to other tablets available in the market, it seems quite competitive when it comes to features. The device sports a 7 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display to offer wide viewing angles. This helps the tablet to offer an user experience similar to that offered by the AMOLED displays.
On the processing side, iSlide I6516 is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor with a faster execution speed and over 95% accuracy. Moreover, the presence of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system avoids the presence of hardware buttons.
iSlide i6516 features a 0.3 mega pixel VGA front facing camera which is capable of facilitating smooth video chatting. The device also incorporates 1GB RAM making it faster along with the 1.2GHz processor. All the standard connectivity features like Wi-fi, USB 2.0, and HDMI out are present in iSlide i6516, further, it also comes with Bluetooth, which is usually lacking in budget tablet offerings.
Hence, the iBall iSlide i6516 is capable device priced at Rs 7,990 with impressive specifications as compared to the other budget tablets.