If sales of the Amazon Kindle FIRE and the Nexus 7 from Google are indication, 7 inch tablets seem to be the sweet t spot for most. Our friends in India now can purchase a new 7 inch device from HCL. The Android 4.0 powered ME Y2 is now available for Rs 14,999. It not only runs ICS but it features a 7 inch display with 1024×600 pixels, 3G, dual cameras, 1GHZ processor, 8GB of internal storage, USB and HDMI out. With a 4000mAh battery, it should last through a day of HD media consumption. The full presser follows the jump with more launch details, check it out.
HCL Infosystems launches its 3G Tablet – the HCL ME Y2
Attractive Pricing of Rs.14,999/- & 3G enabled with in-built SIM slot and Wi-Fi connectivity
Powered by Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS and equipped with Dual camera
Stylized with full HD, enhanced performance and rich entertainment features
Special Offers on Pre loaded and handpicked applications for the Indian consumer
Backed by the unmatched HCL support and service infrastructure spread over 4000+ cities, the Y2 also loaded with a one touch service application on the tablet – HCL Touch
New Delhi, August 13, 2012: HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier hardware, services and ICT Systems Integration and Distribution Company, launched its latest 3G enabled tablet –HCL ME Y2. Combining unique features, content and connectivity, the HCL ME Y2 promises an exciting experience to its users. This third generation tablet from HCL is a trendy and stylish device, based on the latest OS and designed specially to suit the needs of the Indian consumers.
The HCL ME Y2 is packed with applications and special offers to suit the requirements of the Indian consumer. The Hungama Application comes with a special offer for HCL ME Y2 customers – free three months subscription to download and play unlimited music, videos and ringtones. Bigflix again offers unlimited streaming of movies for a month for just Rs. 1. The Y2 also has the ThinkFree Office Mobile that enables the user to create, view, edit or share MS Office docs. The HCL tablet also has useful applications like LinkedIn, Twitter, 3D Digital Weather Clock, Games, Sweet’ N ‘Spicy (huge collection of Indian Foods and Recipe), iBrowser (makes downloading and browsing on the tablet easy and smooth), ICS Browser (to view multiple open pages at once), Bollywood Hungama and Saavn (to listen to Bollywood and Indian music). Along with the pre-loaded apps, The Y2 also has an exclusive access to the ME App store which has over 15000 applications capturing the latest and the best android apps in the world for the tablet users.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gautam Advani, EVP & Head, Mobility, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “The HCL ME Y2 is yet another value product from our company. This third generation tablet delivers enhanced experiences to our customers through advanced connectivity and innovative features. With the growth in tablet market and increasing adoption, on-the-go connectivity has become vital and the ME Y2 promises seamless connectivity with great user interface. The Y2 is yet another innovation from HCL and we expect it to meet the growing demand of our diverse customers to meet their specific use cases on the tablet.”
The new HCL ME Y2 offers 3G connectivity with its in-built SIM slot and is priced competitively at Rs 14,999. Based on the super fast Android OS 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the device is equipped with a 2-mega pixel rear camera and a 0.3-mega pixel front camera which enables video chatting with HD display. The tablet sports a 7-inch multi touch capacitive screen with a 1024*600 pixel display. The tablet runs smoothly on a powerful Cortex A9 and 1 Ghz processor. It comes with a 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory, along with a memory card slot that can add another 32 GB. HCL ME Y2 also has a mini USB, mini HDMI and a Micro SD card slot. It has a robust 4000 mAH battery to deliver long hours of high definition audio and video playback. The Y2 is enabled with bluetooth and also provides for wi-fi connectivity.
The HCL ME Y2 will be supported by an integrated back up service – HCL Touch, a 24X7 one touch service facility. HCL ME Y2 tablet will be available in stores in Delhi and across the country from today onwards.
About HCL Infosystems:
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.4 billion (Rs.10,754 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 organization. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized 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