Wednesday, 11 May 2016
iBall on Wednesday launched the CompBook Excelance and CompBook Exemplaire laptops in India. Apart from their screen sizes, both laptops have almost similar specifications and will be available across the country starting Thursday, and through major online retailers from next week.
The CompBook Excelance is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the CompBook Exemplaire is priced at Rs. 13,999. Excelance is priced lower because it sports an 11.6-inch HD (1366x768 pixels) display and weighs 1.1kgs. In comparison, Exemplaire has a larger 14-inch HD (1366x768 pixels) display and weighs 1.4kgs.
All the other specifications remain the same. Both the laptops run on Windows 10 out-of-the-box. They are powered by an Intel Atom Z3735F processor (four cores, four threads, 2MB L2 cache, 1.33GHz base clock, 1.83GHz Burst clock) paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM. The CompBooks have a VGA (0.3-megapixel) webcam and 32GB of internal storage. The storage is further expandable via microSD card slot (up to 64GB).
Furthermore, the laptops both pack a 10000mAh battery. The company claims that the battery can last up to 8.5 hours of usage, 31 hours of standby, 25 hours of music playback and 8.5 hours of video playback. There's a single 3.5mm combo jack for mic and headphones. The laptops' house dual speakers at the back, and have basic connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI port, and two USB 2.0 ports.
The TouchPad on the laptops have multi-touch functionalities, which means it understand certain gestures as shortcut commands. For example, pinching in and stretching out your two fingers will zoom in and out of the screen respectively, and swiping the three fingers on touchpad away from you will get all the windows to open at once.Both the laptops come with one-year company warranty. iBall has also introduced CompBook Excelance Pro and CompBook Exemplaire Pro which come pre-loaded with the Windows 10 Pro version. The prices for these laptops are Rs. 19,999 and Rs. 24,999 respectively.