Back in November last year, iBall has launched the company’s latest tablet in the Slide series – Slide Brace-X1 4G in India. Now today, the company has launched the new version of the tablet running on Android-based operating system “Remix OS” in partnership with Jide Technology. The iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G with Remix OS available soon for Rs. 17,499 in select stores across India. The tablet comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint apps, and various utility apps such as Facebook, Saavn, and WhatsApp. The tablet also comes pre-loaded with Gameloft games like Asphalt Nitro, Bubble Bash 3, Midnight Pool, Modern Combat 4 Zero Hour, and Spider-Ultimate Power. The iBall Slide Brace-X1 tablet has support for 21 reads and writes regional languages.
According to a press note, all future iBall Slide Tablet PCs will run on Remix OS and offers fully functional desktop experience. The Remix OS blends productivity with Android offering several key features such as Multitasking, working on Multiple Windows, additional Taskbar functionalities, Keyboard and Mouse optimization and Advanced file management.
iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G:
Display, Processor, Operating System, and Memory:
On the specifications front, the iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G features 10.1-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and it is powered by 1.3 GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex A53 processor which is paired with Mali-T720 GPU & 2GB of RAM. It runs on Remix OS based on Android and has a 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 64GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, the iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G features 8MP AF rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
The iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G comes with connectivity features like 4G (Voice calling via Hands-free), WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG support.
It packs 7800mAh battery which lasts up to 24 hours without a recharge.
Press Release Quote:
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Sandeep Parasrampuria (CEO and Director, iBall) says:
“We are pleased to be the first brand in India to introduce ‘Remix OS’ to Tablet PCs. The question for several in mind is Why Remix OS? Well, people find it easier to do a task right from their Android smartphone. Moreover, many popular apps are working on Android like Instagram, WhatsApp etc. which are not as simple in the web as in the phones. ‘Remix OS’ has the ability to run the Android OS as a fully functional desktop. Pioneering the next chapter of the Android journey, Remix OS enhances Android with productivity.”
David Ko, Co-Founder, Jide Technology says:
“Jide Technology is excited to be partnering with iBall, the leading Indian Tablet PC brand, to bring Remix OS to this key strategic market for Jide Technology. The next billion people coming online for the first time will be in emerging markets like India using Android smartphones. As they move from being consumers of content to building, editing and creating for work, they will want to use their familiar Android app ecosystem with a true desktop experience for business, education and home entertainment.”