iBall has introduced its first tablet — iBall Slide — in India. iBall has roped in the Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan as brand ambassador for iBall Slide.
iBall Slide comes with a 1 GHz ARM Cortex — A8 processor. The 7 inch iBall Slide incorporates a capacitive touchscreen with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It provides 8 GB built in memory which can be expanded up to 32GB.
For connectivity, it has Wifi, Bluetooth and 3G on dongle support. USB host and on-the-go port allows copy to and from the pen drive. A keyboard or a mouse can also be attached through USB port. The tablet can even be attached to the PC. Bluetooth devices like headphone, keyboard and mouse can be used with iBall Slide for enhanced experience.
iBall Slide comes with 4400 mAh lithium-ion-battery, which according to the company, provides up to 6.5 hours of music and 5 hours of video. There is a 2.0 Megapixel camera in the front and the HDMI output would allow the users to enjoy HD quality video.
HD quality video and 3D games are supported on iBall Slide. The product is attractively priced at best buy price of Rs 13,995.
The tablet provides the facility of Visual search, Voice actions, web browsing, e-mail, chat, social networking, music and HD video, gaming, e-book, news, weather and several applications from the Android market. It is loaded with “Documents to go” that would help users to work on MS Word, MS excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF attachments.
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.”
He further added, “We wanted a personality that encapsulated the product’s aspects in real life and hence we chose Hrithik Roshan as brand ambassador for iBall Slide. Hrithik is a perfectionist, innovator, stylish, trendy and promising which are very similar to the philosophies of iBall.”
Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood actor and brand ambassador for iBall Slide said, “I was very impressed to know the growth of iBall in a short span of less than 10 years and passion of its team which has brought it to this level. It feels nice to get associated with iBall for its latest offering iBall Slide. This is an exciting product category and hope to see India Go Slide on iBall Slide.”
iBall Slide is set to launch across India in the following days. The product will be made available at all leading stores.