iBall has come up with a new tablet in its Slide series in India, called the iBall Slide Brace-X1. The tablet is priced at Rs. 17,999. It is a voice calling tablet. The iBall Slide Brace-X1 a 10.1-inch HD (1280×800 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by a 1.7 Ghz ARM Cortex-based octa-core processor. The device comes with 2GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable upto 32GB via microSD card. It also features dual chambered speakers that promises great audio experience.
The Slide Brace-X1 tablet features a large 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash to provide good photography experience to its users, there is also a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter for making video calls and clicking selfies. The iBall Slide Brace-X1 tablet has support for dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) .The Brace X1 runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. Connectivity features on the iBall Slide Brace-X1 are pretty good that include Bluetooth, 3G, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPS/ A-GPS, and OTG support. The Slide Brace-X1is backed by a huge 7800mAh battery, which is credited to last whole day. The Brace X-1 tablet will hit all leading stores and retail outlets across India in the coming weeks.
iBall has also announced a new Slide-series tablet called the Slide 1044 on its site. The iBall Slide 1044 sports a 10-inch display. The tablet is powered by an 1.83Ghz Intel Atom quad-core processor (Z3735G) and coupled with 1GB of RAM (DDR3). The has 8GB of built-in storage, which can be expandable upto 64GB via microSD card The tablet sports a 2-megapixel rear camera along with a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. It is backed by a 4000mAh battery. It runs Android Kitkat 4.4 OS. The iBall Slide 1044 features Bluetooth, Micro-USB, supports 3G connectivity via USB Dongle, Mini HDMI port and USB OTG. The iBall Andi 4L Pulse was launched last month, which is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone . It is a Windows Phone 8.1 OS based smartphone. It has a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) TFT display. The Andi 4L Pulse is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC and comes with 512MB of RAM.
According to the Data released by International Data Corporation (IDC) for Q4 2014, iBall has won over Samsung in the Indian tablet market in terms of shipments, tripling its share in the market year-on-year. IDC says iBall’s growth is backed by “low cost products targeted at consumers looking to own entry-level form factors. Now, iBall had the maximum market share with 15.6 percent followed by Samsung (12.9 percent), Datawind (9.6 percent), Lenovo (9.4 percent), and HP (8.7 percent) while others had 43.8 percent.