Mumbai-based electronics company iBall expanded its smartphone portfolio with the addition of two new big screen handsets - iBall Andi 5L and Andi 5Li, each priced at ₹10,490.
iBall Andi 5L is a dual-SIM smartphone which boasts of a 5-inch 480×800 pixels resolution capacitive display powered by a 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor. The handset runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and packs 512MB of RAM along with 4GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot. Other specifications include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, VGA camera and a 1,800mAH battery.
The Andi 5Li phablet packs features similar to Andi 5L, except that the former runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and packs a higher 2,000mAH. The phablet will be pitted against popular-selling handsets like Micromax A110 Canvas 2 and Karbonn Smart A111.
Micromax A110 Canvas 2, in comparison, sports a 5-inch IPS multi-touch display with 854x480 pixel resolution and packs a 1 GHz dual-core CPU. It features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel snapper on the front.
iBall, which is seeking to gain a strong foothold in the Android smartphone market by introducing budget-friendly devices, launched a low-cost tablet called iBall Slide 6309i earlier in April for ₹5,199. The tablet, which competes with Micromax Funbook Talk P360, HCL ME U2, Videocon VT 75C and Lava Etab Xtron, runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and packs 1GB of RAM plus 4GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB though a microSD card. It sports a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 1024x600 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.2 GHz cortex A9 processor.