iBall has announced its successor, in association with the Tech conglomerates Intel and Microsoft – 10.1 inch WQ149, a seamless combination of tablet with power of PC. With the performance of tablet and versatility of a Laptop, iBall Slide WQ149 adapts easily to every lifestyle.
Running on the latest Windows 8.1 operating system, and power of the Intel Processor, iBall Slide Tablet will help users manage their PC related business requirements and also necessitate entertainment simultaneously with much ease.
Priced at a best buy of just Rs 21,999 – the high configuration 10.1 inch Tablet has several features and comes packed with several free licenses, including the Microsoft Office license and 1 TB (terabyte) OneDrive cloud storage for one year.
Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria, director, iBall said, “iBall Slide WQ149 is the perfect answer to those who are on the fence about whether to buy a Tablet or Laptop. With our latest WQ149 iBall Slide we say – Get both. This 2-in-1 at iBall Slide offers the best of both the worlds. Today we are excited to reveal the next fruit of our collaborative effort with Intel and Microsoft. It is not only futuristic trend but also light weight for those on move and economical to for each of your team members needing the Windows and office usage.”
Speaking on the launch, Anand Ramamoorthy, director, consumption Sales, Intel South Asia said “Intel has always strived bring to users the best-in-class devices, across form factors and price points. We are delighted to collaborate with iBall, and offer a device that will deliver the power of a laptop, and the fun of a tablet. The mobile computing landscape is rapidly evolving and consumers today want to enjoy uninterrupted browsing experience, security, good battery life, better visuals and graphics, without compromising on performance which the iBall Slide WQ149 2-in-1 will deliver.”
Neeraj Gill, group director OEM, Microsoft India said, “I congratulate iBall on the launch of their 10.1” Windows-based tablet today. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows and we are proud of our partnership with iBall. Consumer usage patterns around technology are constantly evolving and people today are looking for tablets which allow both work productivity and entertainment. This new tablet from iBall permits both with ease. They are also the only tablets in the market which come with a free one-year subscription of Office 365 personal that includes Power Point, Word, Excel, OneNote plus 1TB of cloud storage through OneDrive. The iBall WQ149 Tablet PC offers consumers the power of a PC in a tablet.”
The super compact WQ149 is powered by the Intel Atom Processor Z3735D (2M Cache, up to 1.83 GHz) and boasts of a multitude of features. The 2-in-1 WQ149 is bundled with magnetic pogo pin keyboard with touch pad and cover and performs faster with multi-tasking capabilities due to 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 32 GB built-in storage (expandable upto 64 GB). The screen size is 10.1 inch with IPS WXGA (of resolution 1280*800) technology. It also loaded with 5MP auto-focus camera with flash, and a front 2MP camera for video chatting. Easy connection through Micro USB port provision with input devices, peripherals and accessories such as speaker, printer, projector, and scanner, etc. enables to maximize the utility and performance of Tablet PC, as any normal PC or laptop does that is as promised by iBall Slide to ensure terrific performance experience with Tablet PCs.
With the best in class performance, the Business 2-in-1 breaks the boundaries of tablet computing, with the provision of 1 TB Cloud Storage and Microsoft Sync feature that allows syncing all devices effortlessly. Balancing portability with productivity the Tablet is structured for the dynamic needs of business with entertainment. So it’s not just a tab and not just a laptop but a 2-in-1 that delivers the best of both worlds.