Indian OEM iBall launches Windows 8.1 tablet Slide for Rs 16,999 ($275)
Another Indian manufacturer has embraced the world of Windows. iBall, a company best known for manufacturing computer accessories, has launched Slide, a Windows 8.1 powered tablet with a Rs 16,999 ($275) price tag.
The Slide comes with an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display. It is powered by a quad-core Intel processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16 GBs of built-in storage, which is expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card. It comes equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing camera. On the connectivity front, the tablet supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b\g\n and Bluetooth V4.0. The unit also houses micro USB and micro HDMI ports. Additionally, it has a SIM slot as well with support for WCDMA networks.
If that wasn’t enough, the company is also offering a one-year subscription of Microsoft Office 365 for free, along with 1TB of OneDrive storage. If you like this tablet, you might also want to give Croma Windows 8 tablets a look, which seem to carry better hardware specifications at a cheaper price point.Further reading: India, Windows 8.1 tablet