iBall's new Slide-series tablet, the Slide WQ77, has gone on sale via an e-commerce website priced at Rs. 6,999.
So far iBall has not officially unveiled the Slide WQ77 tablet for the Indian market, and at the time of writing, the tablet was not listed on the company's website.
The iBall Slide WQ77 runs Windows 8.1 out-of-the-box and the Flipkart listing claims that the tablet will be upgradeable to Windows 10 when it's launched later this year. It also comes with a 1-year Microsoft Office subscription, and 1TB of free OneDrive cloud storage. The online retailer for a limited period is also offering a free Teewe HDMI media streaming dongle worth Rs. 2,399 with the Slide WQ77 tablet.
It features a 7.85-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels. The iBall Slide WQ77 is powered by an Intel Atom Z3735G processor (4 cores, 4 threads, base clock 1.3GHz, burst up to 1.83GHz) coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM. It comes with 16GB of built-in storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).
The Slide WQ77 tablet sports a 5-megapixel rear camera, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet is backed by a 4000mAh battery, the tablet also sports connectivity such as a USB with OTG functionality, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It measures 136.3x204.3x8.3mm and weighs 367 grams. The tablet is currently listed in Metallic Blue colour.
Last week, iBall in partnership with Microsoft India launched its first PC-on-a-stick device, Splendo. The Windows-based minicomputer, which is meant to turn a TV into a PC or Smart TV, was priced at Rs. 8,999. The iBall Splendo would go on sale in early July across the country and be available via online and TV retail channels. Much like other PC-on-a-stick devices, the iBall Splendo could also fit in a pocket. The device required to be plugged into the HDMI input of the TV and is claimed to provide a complete Windows PC experience.
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