While most companies are slotting their ultrabooks are premium laptops, HCL has launched their new range of Ultrasmart ME UltraBooks at a relatively low price starting Rs. 51990. The new Ultrabooks weigh in at just under 1.7 KGs and feature 14 inch WXGA displays.
Specs Include :
- latest Intel third generation Ivy Bridge processors
- Thickness under 18mm
- 14-inch display with a WXGA resolution of 1366×768 pixels
- Hybrid 32GB SSD and 500GB HDD storage
- 4GB of RAM.
- Weight : 1.7Kg
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x USB 2.0 port
- 4-in-1 memory card reader
- 1.3-megapixel web camera
- HDMI port
- Integrated Intel graphic
- 2 x 2 watt sound
- Multi-touch gesture touchpad
- Super-responsive auto-resume in less than 5 seconds
- 39 months warranty
- HCL Touch
- Free 90 days Intel Anti-Theft Service Free
- Starting Rs. 51990 MRP
Several variants of the laptop will available staring from basic 320 GB storage /2 GB RAM to 750 GB Storage / 8 GB RAM with a 12g GB SSD only variant aswell. The Ultrabooks come Windows 8 ready so after purchase one has the option to upgrade to windows 8 using Microsofts current offer.
HCL is interested in changing their brand image and have signed on Nargis Fakhri as their brand ambassador for the HCL ME range of laptops. They are also planning on revamping stores and designing new youthful creatives to target the spending consumers. HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more.
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HCL Infosystems unveils its Ultrasmart ME UltrabookTM
- The HCL ME Series 3074 UltrabookTM– Ultra Sleek, Ultra Fast, Ultra Light
- Intel 3rd Generation Core i3 processors, super-responsive auto-resume in less than 5 seconds
- 14-inch WXGA HD LED Backlit display resolution 1366*768
- HCL Advantage – 39 months warranty, long battery back-up, HCL Touch
- Bundled with first of its kind free 90 days Intel Anti-Theft Service Free
- The HCL ME Series 3074 starts at a price point of Rs. 51990 MRP
New Delhi, India, September 19, 2012 – HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier hardware, services and ICT Systems Integration and Distribution Company, today launched its first HCL Ultrasmart ME UltrabookTM – the HCL Ultrasmart ME Series 3074. The HCL ME Ultrabook is one of the first devices launched in India to be powered by 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3 processors. These lightweight Ultrasmart devices offer a complete new insight to the future of computing technology. Equipped with a superior responsive system- with an auto resume in less than five seconds the all new Ultrabook series comes with a very long battery backup of upto seven hours. This is one of the first 3rd generation Ultrabook devices from HCL and more such next gen devices will be launched soon.
This Ultra Sleek (less than 18mm with metal casing) but powerful device is also supported by HCL Advantage 39 months warranty. The HCL ME Ultrabook offers Hybrid Drive version that is a combination of SSD & SATAII HDD. The ME device is also ultra versatile with 3 USB ports & 1 HDMI Port and also offers a great media & graphics performance and experience, along with DivX11 support for HD content playback. The new-generation HCL Ultrasmart ME Series 3074 weighs an Ultra light 1.7 kg, features a 14-inch WXGA, LED Backlit display with a 1366×768 HD resolution. Available in brilliant brush metal grey finish the device sports a 2x2W advanced sound system and a built-in multi -gesture touchpad.
“With the launch of our Ultrabook we are continuing our tradition of being a manufacturer of innovative computing devices and give our customers faster, more powerful and smarter machines. We are proud to usher in the next generation computing with the new range of HCL Ultrasmart series. Combined with elegant and sleek looks and design, these lightweight Ultrabooks are a testimony to HCL’s focus and commitment on developing best in class computing devices for our customers. A combination of powerful processing and great designing has resulted in a device geared for exceptional performance at work or entertainment”, said Mr. Princy Bhatnagar, Vice President and Head Consumer Computing, HCL Infosystems Ltd. “Offering a whole new level of computing the HCL Ultrasmart series is set to change the dimensions of user experience which is only going to improve as we launch more devices in the Ultrasmart Series” he added.
With Intel 3rd Generation Core processors, the HCL Ultrasmart ME Series 3074 is available with Windows 7 Home Basic/Premium and Professional for enterprises. The HCL ME Series 3074 Ultrabook comes with Intel 3rd Generation HM77 Chipset, Intel HD 4000 graphics, memory 4 GB DDR3 RAM (upgradeable to 8 GB DDR3), internal hard disk storage – 32 GB SSD plus 500GB 7200RPM HDD and USB 3.0/ 2.0 connectivity. Some of the other features include 1.3 MP VGA camera, HDMI, in-built microphone, 4-in-1 memory card user, Bluetooth 4.0, Integrated Wi-fi and 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN connectivity. The HCL Ultrasmart ME Series 3074 complies with BEE Star certification that further ensures a smooth performance with maximum energy efficiency.
The HCL Ultrasmart Ultrabook starts with a price range of MRP Rs. 51,990 with Hybrid Drive. Other versions available in the series are at MRP Rs 54,990 with 128 GB SSD only and at MRP of Rs. 52,990 with Hybrid drive & Idea Generator Tool worth Rs. 12,990. The HCL Ultrasmart ME series will be integrated with HCL Touch, a 24X7 one touch after sale service facility. The 3074 Ultrabook series is available for pre-booking at HCL’s retail partners, brand stores and also online at www.hclstore.in from today.
About HCL Infosystems:
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.0 billion (Rs 10,840 crores) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organisation. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organisation, HCL has specialised expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power. HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers, alike. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in