iBall Edu-Slide is the new member in iBall’s family comprising edu-tablets, and comes pre-installed with content needed for IIT-JEE prep (from Bansal Classes, Kota)- including a master package that has master problem package, eBooks for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with personalization tools. The tablet features a 10.1-inch IPS HD display with 1280×1024 pixel resolution. Running Android 4.1 (JellyBean), the tablet comes in WiFi and cellular variants.
The Wi-Fi variant of iBall Edu-Slide derives power off a 1.5GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor, 1GB RAM. It has 8GB internal memory storage capacity, that can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The tablet has 8 megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. For connectivity, the tablet supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G and HDMI. Under the hood, it’s equipped with a strong 8000mAh battery. The cellular version supports dual-SIM functionality and is powered by a quad-core, type and clock speed of which haven’t been revealed as of yet, while other specifications stay the same as the Wi-Fi version. While the Wi-Fi variant is priced at Rs 30,999/-, the 3G variant could be bought for Rs 35,999/-.
Leaving aside the IIT-JEE prep content, the iBall Edu-Slide packs in foundation courses of 11th and 12th standard for Physics, Chemistry and Maths, with over 200 hours of audio-visual content and question banks. Now exactly how effective is this learning tool for the JEE aspirants, only time will let know.