Domestic consumer electronics company iBall on Monday launched a new laptop “iBall CompBook M500” that supports Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana.
The laptop is available in two variants — Windows 10 Home version which is priced at Rs 16,999 and Windows 10 Pro version at Rs 18,999.
The new laptop comes with a 14-inch in-plane switching (IPS) and full-HD (FHD) screen, built-in Windows 10 and anti-virus defender, the company said in a statement.
“With ‘iBall CompBook M500’, we believe professional chores will allow customers to experience a greater efficiency, that too at a never seen before price,” said Sandeep Parasrampuria, CEO and Director, iBall.
The laptop that features dual speakers, 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, is powered by Intel’s Celeron Dual Core processor with a speed of up to 2.4 GHz.
“Powered by Windows 10 and Cortana, the device will empower today’s business to achieve more at an affordable price,” added Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager, Consumer and Devices sales, Microsoft India. (IANS)
Expanding its premium portfolio, HP Inc. on Tuesday launched the HP ENVY x360 convertible powered by AMD Ryzen processor for the millennials in India.
HP ENVY x360 with AMD Ryzen R3 processor would be available from November at a starting price of Rs 60,990.
The variant with 256GB storage will cost Rs 74,990. The company is also offering a bundled HP Active Pen that works with Windows Ink.
“We have about 30 per cent share in the premium segment and this is growing much faster than the lower-priced segment. We’re expecting to increase our share and get rapid uptake from the customers,” Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India, told IANS here.
“At HP, we believe in insights-driven innovation that enables us to deliver the PC experiences that users want. The HP Envy x360 is a combination of sleek design, optimum performance and quality at an affordable cost,” he added.
The convertible features the all new HP Command Center which lets users optimise system performance, fan noise and temperature with its CoolSense technology.
The device supports Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds, to provide fast Internet connections for demanding streaming apps for movies, music and gaming.
The unique design of the laptop draws inspiration from hand-crafted pieces that feature the Damascus pattern — a high precision technique used in manufacturing specialty knives, known to be tough and durable, the company added.
AMD Ryzen processor gives performance up to 12.5 hours of battery life, charging from zero per cent battery life to 50 per cent on 45 minutes charge with HP Fast Charge technology, the company claimed.
The Corning Gorilla Glass NBT touchscreen gives highly intuitive reaction, with HP Active Pen for a seamless and natural work experience.
The device is available in Dark Ash Silver colour with an angular Damascus pattern, thin bezels and edge-to-edge backlit keyboard.
Devices including the HP Pavilion 15 ultra-thin 15-inch laptop, HP Pavilion Tower 590 desktop and the HP 15 Notebook were also unveiled.
The HP Pavilion 15 laptop with AMD Ryzen R5 processor would be available in November at a starting price of Rs 62,990 while the one with AMD Ryzen R3 processor is available now at a starting price of Rs 36,990.
The HP Pavilion Tower 590 is available at a starting price of Rs 22,990 (+GST). (IANS)