Low-cost laptops used to be the plastic machines said to offer more but nothing. Today you can buy a fairly capable one for under 14 thousand rupees. iBall CompBook Exemplaire is a convertible laptop cum tablet with amazing flexibility. It is provided with a detachable keyboard. This is a business class 2-in-1 tablet with thin design. You will find more details about the convertible 2 in 1 laptop in this expert review.
iBall offers its compbook line in two sizes one is 11 inch and 14-inch sizes. We have the larger with two of us today but they are identical apart from the screen. This is an extremely thin and light laptop on par with today's ultrabook. Built quality is better than we were expecting but still not great. The lapbook is all plastic so reflexes a lot and the keyboard dips in the center. The keyboard on the laptop is surprisingly easy to work with but the screen is dull and rainy. There is a front camera on the top of the display. The color of the device is black. The stereo speakers are located on the either edges.
The branding comes on the bottom panel. It bears a 10.1-inch multi-touch display with the convertible design. The screen can be detached from the keyboard and can be placed in a flexible manner. The tablet can be easily docked to the keyboard. All the major connectivities are placed on the sides of the laptop. The dimensions of the iBall CompBook Exemplaire laptop are 34.7x23.2x2cm and weight is 1.46Kg
The iBall CompBook Exemplaire Laptop is provided with a 14" diagonal WXGA WLED EDP ultra-slim with capacitive multi-touch screen. The resolution of the display is 1366 x 768 pixels. It comes with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is provided with an anti-glare coating. It has Touch Pad with Multi-Touch functionality.
The iBall CompBook Exemplaire Laptop is powered by an Intel® Atom Processor (Up to 1.83 GHz, Quad Core Z3735F),with Intel HD Graphics Processor. The 0.3 MP webcam is available. The laptop got a RAM of 2GB. Provided with a hard disk capacity of 32GB SDcard slot available which supports upto 64GB. Provided with Built-in dual Stereo Speakers.
The operating system of the device is Windows 10. Provided connectivity options are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack, 1 x USB 2.0 port(s), 1 x HDMI, 1 x micro SD card slot and a 3.5mm. Comes with 33 mAh Li-Ion Battery. Built-in Wi-Fi Card. Available sensors such as Accelerometer; Ambient light sensor; Hall effect. Provided with 10,000mAh Li-Po battery.
The iBall CompBook Exemplaire Laptop has one-year manufacturer warranty and 6 months warranty for the adapter.
The performance is good enough for ordinary tings such as surfing the web or working with the email and office document. You get an Intel Atom CPU and 2GB of RAM. The storage is only 32 GB which cannot be upgraded but can be expanded only using a micro SD card. Videos play smoothie though it isn’t very enjoyable on the screen and the speakers are quite terrible.
The biggest disappointment is that the USB port support is only 2.0 which is slow. On the other hand battery hand is the bright spot which is a 10,000 mAh battery. The battery supports longer life easily around a full day of casual usage. It is provided with two front facing speakers which is perfect for looking as well as gives amazing audio output. It gives the ability to play games watch movies and work.
iBall CompBook Exemplaire Laptop Pros and Cons:-
ü Tactile keyboard
ü Long battery life
û Grainy Display
û Horrible speakers
The iBall Laptop is much easier to use than the comparable other laptops. It isn’t great at anything but has a great potential as a registered PC in India. iBall CompBook Exemplaire Laptop available at a price of Rs 14,000/- The pricing is ok.