iBall smartphone and tablet launch Feb 2015

iBall Launches A New Smartphone And Tablet In India; Octa-Core SoC And 2GB Of RAM In Tow

February 23, 2015 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

iBall, the Indian electronics company, recently unveiled a rather interesting Slide Brace X1 tablet, and has now officially released it for sale in India. That’s not all though, the company has also released the Andi 5Q Cobalt Solus smartphone alongside this tablet. Both of these are rather solid mid-range devices and might appeal to consumers in India. Let’s see what they have to offer.

Let’s start off with the smartphone, the Andi 5Q Cobalt Solus sports a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) IPS OGS display along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card up to 32GB). This handset is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz (Cortex A7) and it ships with a 2,250mAh battery. Android 4.4 KitKat comes pre-installed here, though the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is on the way. 13-megapixel camera is available on the back of this device along with an LED flash, while there’s a 5-megapixel snapper located up front. This is a 3G HSPA+ device, and it offers dual SIM functionality as well.

The Slide Brace X1 tablet, on the other hand, features a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 IPS display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage (also expandable via microSD card up to 32GB). The octa-core (Cortex A7) processor clocked at 1.7GHz is powering on this tablet, and a 7,800mAh battery is built-in this device. 13-megapixel snapper can be found on the back of this device, and a 5-megapixel shooter is located on its front side. 3G connectivity is available here as well, and this is also a dual SIM handset. Android 4.4 KitKat comes pre-installed here as well.

“Inspired by the exclusive needs of consumers, iBall Cobalt Solus is the prodigy of our constant endeavor to understand the consumer prerequisites. It’s the perfect embodiment of Style and Performance packed in with 8 unique features to build a loftier smartphone experience,” said Sandeep Parasrampuria, director of iBall, commenting on the launch of the Cobalt Solus smartphone. Regarding the Slide Brace X1 tablet, he added the following: “We are excited to present iBall Slide Brace X1. Not only is it the first tablet in 10.1″ with octa-core processor, it is also loaded with unbeatable features and looks for its segment. Octa core, exclusive design, 2GB Ram, 16GB built in, HD IPS Display, Dual chambered speakers. All make it a very exclusive and exciting product for any user.”

The iBall Andi 5Q Cobalt Solus smartphone will set you back Rs. 11,499 should you choose to buy one, while the Slide Brace X1 tablet is priced at Rs. 17,999. Both of these devices will be available soon across India.