India based tech manufacturer, iBall has come up with the launch of a new smartphone that comes with a 7 inch display. It appears to be similar to a tablet more than a smartphone. The device is dubbed iBall Slide Octa A41 and carries a reasonable price tag of Rs 12,999.
The iBall Slide Octa A41 is given a 7 inch display as mentioned above and the screen is a 5 point multi touch panel that carries a full HD screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. Fueled by Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, the iBall offering is stuffed with a 1.7 GHz True octa core Cortex A7 processor that is found in many other octa core smartphones that are launched in the reasonable price segment.
When it comes to storage department, the Slide Octa A41 is bundled with 16 GB of native storage space that can in turn be extended further using a micro SD card, though the limit is not specified. For imaging, iBall has given the Slide Octa A41 an 8 MP rear camera that is complemented with auto focus and LED flash to snap quality rich images and videos even in low light conditions. Also, the device boasts of a 5 MP front facing Otherwise, the iBall Slide Octa A41 comes packed with connectivity aspects including 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and GPS foe connectivity on the go and there is a micro SIM card slot to make voice calls and this facilitates 3G connectivity. The iBall smartphone is energized by a 3,500 mAh battery that should definitely be capable of rendering a decent backup to it.
The iBall Slide Octa A41 is launched in Black and Brown color options and it is priced at Rs 12,999 as we mentioned above. The device is available for purchase via online retailer Flipkart. Coming to the overall impression of the smartphone, the iBall offering appears to be impressive with decent specifications and pricing. It would definitely be a touch challenger to many tablets that are available in the market as it comes with FHD display, octa core processor and voice calling that is not available in slates.
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