iBall has launched the Edu-Slide i-1017 Tablet for students with a price tag of Rs.12,999 on 15th April, 2013.
Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Parasrampuria said, "We're entering with a motive to complement our education system, not replace it. There is a dearth of quality content in this sector and with increasing number of tablet users, now's a great time to present iBall Edu-Slide powered by eTeach. Our goal is to make optimum utilization of the technology enhancements and create an environment where education is made easy and interesting."
This student centric tablet has an eTeach software that has education content and question banks based on the curriculum provided by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for CBSE and SSC (Maharashtra)for Standard I to XII in English medium. It also offers Marathi medium content of SSC students from standards V to X.
The Edu-Slide 1-1017 has the Android 41. Jellybean operating system. It has a 10.1 inch HD IPS touchscreen display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. The device has a 1.5GHz dual core Cortex A9 processor and a G400 mali graphic processor along with 1GB of RAM. Further, the device has 8GB internal memory that is expandable via micro SD card. The Edu-Slide tablet has a 2MP rear camera and a VGA front camera.
The user can buy only one standard course material for free on the eTeach software. However, as part of an introductory offer, customers buying the tablet before 15th April can download another additional standard content for free.