Microsoft India has partnered with iBall to launch iBall Splendo, a PC stick running full Windows, similar to the Intel Compute Stick. This tiny dongle will transform your TV or monitor with a HDMI port to a full-fledged PC.
It is powered by a Quad-core Intel Atom processor with Intel HD graphics, has 2 GB RAM, 32GB in-built memory and also has a microSD expansion slot. It runs Windows 8.1. It has a HDMI port to connect to a TV or a monitor, USB port to connect accessories, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and multi-channel digital audio support. It has a fanless design.
The iBall Splendo is priced at Rs. 8999 and is backed by a one-year warranty. It will be available early July, across IT and TV retail channels.
Commenting on the launch, Vineet Durani – Director Windows Business Group, Microsoft India, said:
The iBall Splendo is for people who love devices and want to be connected all the time using multiple form factors. These users are tech enthusiasts who love gadgets, have access to multiple TVs at home, love the Smart TV experience and use Windows for browsing, social networking and multimedia consumption.
Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director of iBall, said:
iBall Splendo PC-On-Stick is one such device which will be useful for every home and office conference room providing different dimensions to use the PC as well as get great multimedia and internet experience by attaching it to the TV.