iBall Slide Brace X1 Review


By Jayanta Ghosh

In recent times  iBall has made huge strides in the tablet segment in India. With major launches all over the financial year, iBall seems more determined than ever before to conquer the tablet market segment. The 10.1 inch HD IPS display  iBall Slide Brace X1 tablet which was spotted listed on company’s official website earlier has now been officially announced by the company. The Slide X1 dual-SIM voice calling  tablet is priced at Rs. 17,999.

iBall Slide Brace X1 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) tablet with voice calling support. It has a 10.1-inch HD display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. It is powered by an octa-core 1.7GHz processor with 2GB of RAM and runs and Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. The tablet has a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP front camera. The tablet has 16 GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. Connectivity options included in the iBall Slide Brace-X1 are 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB and OTG support.

The design of this tablet really reminds us of the Lenovo Yoga tablet. The Brace X1 is huge as it is a 10.1 inch size tablet,The display of this device is brilliant,The tablet comes with a capacitive multitouch 26.65 cm (10.1 inch) display with an IPS screen panel which offers an HD screen resolution of 1280 x 800. The HD resolution also makes for a very good video or gaming experience.A true octa core ARM 7 Cortex processor that churns upto 1.7 GHz combined with a 2 GB DDR3 RAM will allow the user to enjoy a seamless experience with no lags. Audio is clear but several bass effects can go missing though much better if you use headphones. Few things you need to know is that the stand panel opens to two SIM slots and a microSD slot so using the stand kills the show of the tablet and also bares the SIM.

Pros: Big screen, flexible kickstand, display
Cons: Little heavy due to its size

Processor: 1.7 GHz Octa-core ARM-Cortex
Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
Display: 10. 1 inch HD IPS (1280 x 800 pixels resolution)
ROM: 16 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel
Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
Battery: 7800 mAh

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