Computer peripherals manufacturer, iBall has announced the launch of its new Slide Tablet. Reports say that the new iBall i7218 will be cheaper than its predecessor and will be priced just at Rs. 11,999, while the MRP is Rs. 12,449.

The new iBall tablet has been power packed with features like 2 mega pixel rear camera, 1 GHz processor, 7 inch capacitive display and front VGA camera. The i7218 also has a stereo speakers and also has a full size USB port.

The company said that the new version of the tablet runs on Android 2.3 and will also sport several pre-loaded applications like the Money Control Gmail, Faceebook, Skype, News and Weather and Nimbuzz. The iBall tablet, was earlier launched with Gingerbread Android last year in the month of September.

A press release by the company said, iBall Slide i7218 is perhaps the only Tablet PC in India to offer a direct USB port for easy usage of USB deviceslike pen drive, data card and other USB devices like keyboard, mouse etc. Others don’t either provide this USB port or is through a cable which makes usage uncomfortable.” The tablet also has a very appealing look for the Indian market and is likely to attract the young customers.