Keeping its promise & heritage of always being the first to introduce the latest in technology for Indian markets at most affordable price, HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier information enabler and country’s leading ICT system integrator and Distribution Company today unveiled ‘MiLeap’ India’s first full functional, ultra portable range of laptops that offer true mobile internet computing experience at a price point starting from Rs.13,990/- in Lucknow. The entire range of MiLeap Leaptops will be available at DigiLife stores in Lucknow, offering consumers a first hand experience of the product range.
The ethnic city of Lucknow is on the fast track to IT advancement with the market facing consistent growth over the years. After receiving astounding response post the recent launch of MiLeap in New Delhi, HCL now brings this unparalleled range of leaptops to the Lucknow market. The new range of Leaptops are sleek and light weight, yet offers a full PC functionality with true internet experience, heralding in a new category which holds the promise of being the future of personal mobile computing.
‘MiLeap’ is targeted at consumer who needs to stay connected, informed, entertained and productive-anytime and anywhere. It’s lightweight and small in size makes it so convenient, that one does not think twice about carrying it to the office, home, gym or park, or using it in a train, bus, plane or metro.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajendra Kumar, Executive Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “HCL is proud of its strong heritage of leading the technology revolution in India. With a legacy of having pioneered India’s first micro-computer, the country’s first desktop PC and the first home PC, at HCL it’s always been our endeavor to create technologies that touches lives. This revolutionary new range of Ultra Portable ‘MiLeap’ Leaptops will herald in a new category of computing devices, opening up a wide range of new usage scenarios and application areas.“
“As an Indian company, we at HCL have a vision of empowering the nation through the adoption of IT at all levels. This new category, backed by HCL’s reach through its nation wide distribution, service and support network will revolutionise the PC penetration in India and brings us a step closer to this vision,” Mr. Kumar added.
In a world where the access to information technology is really the passport to the 21st century, Intel and HCL are determined to broaden the number of people who can get access to the internet. Many different areas of our society benefit from broadband internet access as it gives opportunities for our children to learn, opportunities for the rural population to have 21st century learning and business tools, and opportunities for small business to compete on a national and world wide scale. Affordable access to information via broadband internet is the key to keeping India growing fast and competitive in the new global economy. In order to broaden the number of people who can have access to those things, it is important to make the internet more affordable and accessible to a much larger number of people. The Indian market for information technology has tremendous potential, and has the opportunity to lead the world in delivering affordable solutions for the masses.
The ‘MiLeap’ range of Leaptops with its ability to deliver true mobile internet experience will trigger the development of a number of new application scenarios for useful and exciting online mobile application for day to day life.
Its Ultra portable form factor makes it convenient to carrying it with oneself, opening up limitless possibilities in new usage scenarios e.g in Corporates and Small businesses the ‘MiLeap’ range of Leaptops will enable true automation of their mobile field sales and service teams bringing to them the power of real time information on the move. The HCL MiLeap Series of Ultra Portables are uniquely suitable for Women and School Children due to its sleek and ultra light design.
Among the products showcased today the HCL ‘MiLeap’ X Series Ultra Portable range of Leaptops breaks the Rs. 14,000/- price barrier. With prices starting at Rs 13,990/- the HCL ‘MiLeap’ X series, which is specially designed for the Indian environment delivers exceptional value at a very affordable price.
Available with both flash-based and disk based storage versions, its sturdy design incorporates features that make it dustproof, shock-proof and durable. Both the models have network ports, are Wi-Fi ready, have the option for “Data card” and are available with GUI enabled user friendly Linux OS.
Also showcased today is the HCL ‘MiLeap’ Y Series Ultra Portable Leaptops breaking the sub Rs 30,000/- price barrier. Ranging from Rs 29,990/- onwards this range of Ultra Portables are at half the price point of current similar products available in the market.
The HCL ‘MiLeap’ Y Series, powered by the latest Intel Ultra Mobile Platform & Microsoft’s Vista Home Premium, operating system weighs just 960 gm. This ultra Portable Leaptop comes with a Swivel 7’’ touch screen, 80GB HDD, wireless connectivity, Data Card option, blue tooth & Ethernet network port offering full PC functionality with true internet experience on the move.
The MiLeap Top Y Series incorporates a unique Navigational Pad that offers multiple navigational features such as touch screen, thumboard, stylus, keyboard, mouse and One touch buttons, making it one of the most intuitive products. It also features a Swivel 7” display cum note pad, making it a pleasure to input using a stylus and hand writing. The Microsoft Windows Vista Home premium powered MiLeap Y series is priced at Rs 33,990/-
Designed using the latest Intel Ultra Mobile platform- Intel processor A110 & Intel 945GU express chipset- this energy efficient lower power silicon design consumes less power, reduces thermal impact and gives an extended battery life.
HCL being a socially responsible organization and conscious of the environment, both products are fully RoHS compliant with low energy footprint design.
HCL also shared that they are going to come out with even more exciting products in this new category.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US $ 3.1 billion (Rs. 12,500 Crores) is India’s premier information enabling and ICT System 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 organization.
India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, E-Governance & 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 Nokia, Apple, Casio, Kodak, Toshiba, Bull, Ericsson, Cisco, Microsoft, Konica Minolta 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
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a $ 4.7 billion (Rs. 19,215 crore) leading Global Technology and IT enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. The HCL team comprises approximately 53,700 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 18 countries including 360 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.in