iBall has expanded its slide series with Slide WQ149R, which is a convertable tablet based on Windows 10 desktop operating system. With a built-in hard disk drive slot, the new Slide WQ149R supports up to 1TB of internal 2.5-inch slin SATA HARD drive and it is required to purchase it seperately.
Launched in March 2015, the hardware comes with a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is pwoered by 1.33GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor (burst up to 1.86GHz) processor and it comes with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB of internal storage, which can further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.
The iBall Slide WQ149R packs a 5-megapixel primary auto-focus camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It runs Windows 8.1 and is power packed by a 7800mAh non removable battery. On the connectivity front, it includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, micro HDMI, microUSB, USB OTG and Sensors on the phone include Accelerometer. There’s a 3G option via built-in Ultra Stick. It has a detachable keyboard and a touch pad. It is the first 10.1” 2-in-1 with hard disk drive option, says the company.
The iBall Slide WQ149R 2-in-1 with HDD slot will cost you around INR 17,000. Actually priced at Rs 16,499.
Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director of iBall said:
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest iBall Slide 2-in1 – WQ149R and this time with HDD Slot Provision,for storing plenty of music, movies, photos or documents. HDD Slot ensures that you get the most out of your device by letting you save more data and operate more programs than the internal storage capacity allows. With this introduction, we are sure to deliver enriching PC-like experience and increase the productivity at an economical cost of Rs 16,499 only.