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In collaboration with Intel and Microsoft
iBall, the brand known for its innovative and latest technology products, has announced two new additions iBall Slide WQ149i and WQ149R among its dynamic product portfolio of Windows-based 2-in-1 Tablet PCs. Developed in collaboration with the tech Giants Intel and Microsoft, both the 2-in-1s WQ149i and WQ149R are a seamless combination of Tablet with the Power of PC offering the best of both business and entertainment.
The 10.1inch tablet PC offers the versatility of full PC experience and uncompromised productivity with a range of business features built-in. It also gives the unmatched performance of a tablet on-the-go. Precisely, it acts a laptop when you want it and a tablet when you need it.
Pioneering for superior user experience, both the tablet PCs run on the latest Windows 8.1 operating system, and power of the Intel® Processor that help users manage work on the professional front and also necessitate the entertainment needs. Priced at a best buy of just Rs.18,499 (Wi-Fi Version) and 19,999 (3G Version) – the high configuration 10.1 inch Tablet comes packed with several free licenses, including the Microsoft Office 365 license including 1 TB (terabyte) OneDrive cloud storage for one year.
Commenting on the launch, Mr Sandeep Parasrampuria-Director, iBall says, “In this era of Smartphones and Tablets, users need the hybrid combination giving them power to create and yet offering the easy mobility. The 2-in-1s are set to become the trend for business and education. iBall proud itself in collaborating with Microsoft and Intel and bring this trend to the Indian market in keeping with their global plans. ”
Rajiv Ahlawat, Director – Mobility, Microsoft India said “We envision a world where customers can simply experience the benefits – and the promise – of the cloud, while on the move, on any device and without sacrificing scale, speed or cost. Our approach therefore enables an all-new category of devices called 2-in-1s, which are affordable, deliver great performance and help you be more productive. An example of this is iBall’s launch of the Windows-based Slide WQ149i and WQ149R today. While smartphones are very personal and laptops are predominantly viewed as work devices, 2-in-1s offer the flexibility of both the efficiency and productivity of a PC for business users and the ease and mobility of a tablet. The Windows-based Slide WQ149i and WQ149R from iBall are ideal for people embarking on their careers or students and we are pleased to be part of the launch.”
Highlighting Intel’s association with iBall, Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia, said, “We’d like to congratulate iBall on the expansion of their portfolio of Intel® processor powered devices. These new iBall devices powered by Intel® Processors will not only provide an ideal balance of performance and battery life but will also deliver a great value for money proposition to its users.”
Both WQ149R and WQ149i are built with a 10.1 inch 1280X800 IPS capacitive multi-touch display and assembled with the powerful Intel® Atom™ Processor 1.83 GHz for superior performance and for efficiency. It is loaded with 2GB of DDRIII RAM and 32GB in-built storage for higher multi-tasking capabilities. The WQ149i and WQ149R are bundled with a pogo pin keyboard. The only distinctive factor is that the WQ149 is soft cased detachable keyboard with cover and WQ149R is hard cased detachable keyboard. Both the the devices are 3G ready via the Ultra Stick 3G slot (to be purchased separately).
On its entertainment facet is the 5MP auto-focus camera with flash, and a front 2MP camera for video chatting. For easy connectivity, it has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB OTG Function, Direct USB and Micro USB. Simplifying it further is the HDMI port to keep the users hooked on.
iBall Slide WQ149R and WQ149i balances portability with productivity, by fulfilling the dynamic needs of business and entertainment at the same time. So it’s not just a tab and not just a laptop but a 2-in-1 that delivers the best of both worlds.