iBall the brand known for budget-range smartphones has come with a new Phablet, i.e., the Gorgeo 4GL priced at Rs 5999. It has a 7-inch IPS display with 169 PPI and 1024 x 600 pixels as its resolution and comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. The device comes with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded up to 32 Gb using an external Micro SD Card support. It comes powered by a 3500 mAh Li-Poly battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. The device sports a 8 MP rear camera with Full HD Video Recording and LED Flash and the front camera on the device is 5 MP. If you are purchasing the device then here are few tips & Tricks that can help in exploring your device with ease.
iBall Slide Gorgeo 4GL is a 7-inch phablet and comes with a SIM Card support. To insert a SIM card on your device, power off your device if you have booted the device and remove the panel. Now insert the SIM card on their respective port as per the marked direction on the panel and restart your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device, and it will be ready for use in some time.
iBall Slide is a dual-SIM Phablet and supports 4G connectivity. The SIM card supported by the device is normal SIM card and a Micro SIM Card.
Sharing of the data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share a data network on your device, open the Settings and tap on More Settings in Wireless & Network. In the new window, tap on Tethering & Portable Hotspot and click on Wi-Fi hotspot. In the Wi-Fi hotspot window, toggle the off button to enable the option on your device. The SSID name and password can be set by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
Screenshot saves the information on the screen in the form of an image which may be in jpeg or png format. There are two ways in which you can capture a screenshot on your device.
Method 1: This is the regular method of capturing a screenshot. In this method you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture a screenshot. The captured screenshot is saved to the gallery window on your device.
Method 2: In this method, press the power button firmly until the power window appears on the screen. The power window comes with four options, Power Off, Reboot, Screenshot and Airplane Mode. Now tap on screenshot. The screenshot is captured and saved to the gallery window. For a quick access, you can use the image from the notification panel, just by sliding down the notification panel.
Android Updates help in fixing the bugs on your device and improving the performance of your device. To check for Android updates, open the settings and tap on About iBall Slide, which is at the bottom of the screen. In the new window, tap on iBall OTA. The device checks for updates and if there is no update, then a message stating No Update Available is displayed on the screen. Alternatively, you can tap on iBall OTA app directly to check for updates on your device.
Android Software system is designed in such a way that it doesn’t allow permissions to install the external Apps on your device. To install an app with an external apk on your iBall Slide, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on Unknows sources option and click on the OK button in the pop-up to enable that on your device. Now you can install any app with external apk without any interruption on your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on this device.
Power saving mode is used to improve the battery life on your device in case of low battery conditions and emergency conditions. To enable this option on your device, open the Settings and tap on Battery in the device section. In the new window, tap on the three-dotted button at the top right of the screen and click on battery saver. Now toggle the off button to enable that on your device. There is an option turn on automatically using which the battery saver will be automatically switched on when the battery is at 5% or 15% depending upon your selection.
The device also comes with two additional power saving modes i.e., Smart Power and Custom Power. These are customizable power saving modes and to use on your device, open the settings and head over to the System section and click on Power Saving Mode. Now tap on the power saving mode that you want to use and toggle the off button to enable them on your device.
Acceleration, Magnetic Field, and orientation are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.
There are no LED notification lights available on the device.
Screen Pinning features is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. To use this on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on screen pinning in the advanced section and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the overview window and tap on the pin button at the bottom of the screen for the app that you want to pin on home screen. To unpin your pinned screen, you need to press & hold the back and overview button for about 2-3 seconds. The app is successfully unpinned from your home screen.
The device comes with File Manager, backup & restore, Browser, FM Radio, iBAll OTA, few bloatwares and all the Google related Apps pre-installed on it.
Yes, there is an option available on the device using which you can move the app from internal to external storage on your device. But there no such option where you can move the pre-installed apps on your device. To move the other apps, open the settings and tap on Apps in the device section. In the new window, tap on the app that you want to move and click on Move to SD Card. The app is successfully moved from internal storage to external SD card on your device.
360 Security, Accu Weather, All Start cricket free, Asphalt Nitro, Bubble Bash 3, Excel, Facebook, Follo, Hungama, Kamaal Dhamaal, Motocross m MX Player, NewsHunt, Powerpoint, Spider-Man, TOI, Whats App, MS Word and Opera Mini are the bloatware apps that come pre-installed on your device.
Yes, the bloatware apps can be removed by uninstalling them from your device. To remove bloatware apps on your device, open the Settings and tap on Apps in the device section. In the App Manager window, tap on the app that you want to remove and click on Uninstall button to remove the app from your device. The other way of removing an app is press and hold the app firmly until the uninstall option appears. Now drag the app over to the uninstall button and click on the OK button in the pop-up to remove the app from your device.
The device comes with 8GB as its internal storage and out which 4.02 GB is total space available. And out that 4.02 GB around 2.79 GB of free space is available for the user and reset of space is occupied by pre-installed apps.
The device comes with 1GB of RAM out of the box and around 518 MB Of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device. The remaining RAM is used by System and pre-installed apps i.e., 260 MB and 147 MB respectively.
Yes the device does support the USB OTG drive and you can easily transfer the data from device to drive and vice-versa. The device also comes with an external USB OTG connectivity cable out of the box.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the international commission on non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over 10g tissue. Tested SAR Value of Slide Gorgeo 4GL is as follows
2G GSM 900 MHz: 1.231 W/Kg (1g)
2G GSM 1800 MHz: 0.983 W/Kg (1g)
3G WCDMA 2100 MHz: 0.632 W/Kg (1g)
4G FDD-LTE Band B3/B5/B6: 1.231 W/Kg (1g)
4G TDD-LTE Band B40: 1.231 W/Kg (1g)
Benchmarking scores help using to know the performance of any smartphone. We have tested the device with various benchmarking tools and here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 23569
Vellamo Multicore score: 1255
Vellamo Metal score: 665
Browser Score: 1261
Geekbench Single-core score: 475
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1369
Quadrant Standard score: 10619
iBall Slide Gorgeo 4G comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the Box. There is no information provided by the brand regarding the Marshmallow Update. You can check the list of the devices that are coming with Android Marshmallow out of the Box.
The device comes with a few screen-off gestures which are used to open the applications directly from your black screen, i.e., when the screen is off. To use these gestures on your device, open the Settings and tap on Gesture Control in the System section. In the new window, you will find five options double click, sliding up, sliding down, sliding to the left and sliding to the right. To use these options, you need to toggle the button adjacent to them to enable them on your device. The functions for slide up, down, right and left can be set by tapping on them and selecting the option that you want to use.
The device comes with developer options using which you can be come an Android Developer. To use this option on your device, open the Settings and tap on About iBall Slide, which is at the bottom of the screen. In the new window, tap on the build number for about 7-8 times continuously to enable the option on your device. The developer option is enabled on your device and appears on the settings window, just above the About iBall Slide section.
If you are using any smartphone or tablet, you need to set the Sound Profile according to your surroundings. The device comes with 4 Audio Profiles, i.e., General (Ring & Vibrate), Silent (Mute), Meeting (Vibrate Only), Outdoor (Loud, Ring and Vibrate). There two ways in which you can changed the sound profile.
Method 1: In this method, open the notification panel and tap on the Audio Profile. All the profiles are displayed on the screen. Now tap on the profile that you want to use and tap on it. The profile is thus enabled on your device.
Method 2: In this method, open the settings and tap on Audio Profile in the device section. In the new window, you find the list of the sound profiles with a check box adjacent to it. Now tap on the checkbox to change the sound profile on your device. The settings in any sound profile can be customized by tapping on the settings icon for the profile which you have selected.
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