iBall Slide i701 cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet launched for Rs. 4999

iBall Slide i701

iBall has launched the Slide i701, the company’s latest Windows 8.1 tablet. It has a 7-inch IPS screen and is powered by an quad-core Intel Atom processor. It has a 2-megapixel rear camera and a VGAl front-facing camera. It comes with free Microsoft Office license for one year and 1TB OneDrive cloud storage.

iBall Slide i701 specifications

  • 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) IPS display
  • 1.33 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor (Turbo Boost up to 1.83GHz)
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, expandable up to 32GB with micro-SD slot
  • Windows 8.1 OS, upgradable to Windows 10 for free
  • 2-megapixel rear camera
  • VGA front-facing camera
  • 3G (via dongle), WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, micro HDMI, and microUSB
  • 3200mAh battery

The iBall Slide i701 is priced at Rs. 4,999, which makes it the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet in the world currently. It comes with a free back cover autographed by iBall’s ambassador Kareena Kapoor,  Free HDMI Cable worth Rs. 699 and three interchangeable protective covers worth Rs. 599. It will be available through retail stores and e-commerce portals from 21st May.

Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director iBall, said:

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!

Rajiv Ahlawat, Devices Lead, Microsoft India said:

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.

Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia, said:

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.

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