iBall has launched a budget Windows 8.1 OS tablet in India dubbed as the iBall Slide i701. It is priced at just Rs. 4,999 thus making it the cheapest Windows 8.1 Tablet in the world. The slate will go on sale from May 21, 2015 via e-commerce portals. iBall is also offering a free back cover signed by Kareena Kapoor, Free HDMI Cable (worth Rs. 699) and three replaceable protective covers (worth Rs. 500).
[wpsm_quote author=” Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director iBall” float=”left” width=”100%”]We are extremely elated to announce our latest Tablet iBall Slide i701 with the Industry giants Intel and Microsoft. It’s the World’s most economical Windows Tablet ever with price tag of Rs 4,999/- only. We are sure every customer will be delighted with this offering![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rajiv Ahlawat, Devices Lead, Microsoft India” float=”left” width=”100%”]We are pleased to partner with iBall for the launch of the most affordable Windows tablet till date. Increasingly users want devices that are lightweight, affordable and easy to use while on-the-go, with no compromise in experience. The Tablet iBall Slide i701 allows multiple user accounts and comes with in-built anti- virus software. With this, we are literally re-imagining the personal computing segment and expect that consumer will find value in this product.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia” float=”left” width=”100%”]We would like to congratulate iBall on the launch of its latest Intel® Processor powered tablet. This tablet will offer consumers the optimal balance of performance, mobility and battery life along with a great value for money proposition.[/wpsm_quote]
iBall Slide i701 Specifications
The slate has a 7-Inch IPS display and comes with HD resolution. Inside is a Intel Atom Quad Core Chipset and 1GB RAM. There is 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD Card slot. Company is also giving 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage and free Microsoft Office license for 1 Year.
iBall Slide i701 Tablet specs include a VGA front camera along with 2 mega pixel primary shooter on the back. It runs on Windows 8.1 OS and is upgradable to Windows 10 for free in near future.
There is no SIM Slot however, 3G is accessible via dongle. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. The hardware is backed by a 3200 mAh battery inside.