HCL has announced its fourth Me seriesAndroid tablet in the Indian market today at a press event in New Delhi. Priced at just INR 10,490, HCL ME X will go on sale starting today.
HCL ME X features 7-inch 800×480 capacitive display, Android 2.3, 1GHz processor, 2MP front camera, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage with microSD support, HDMI out, 3500 mAh battery and WiFi. It will support 3G access via USB dongles, so you don’t have to worry about WiFi connectivity everywhere.
HCL has preloaded quite a few apps like Think Free Office, Cleartrip, 99acres on the device to give users out of box usability. You will also have access to ME App Store and Me Connect (to easily transfer content from PC to the tablet).
HCL Infosystems launches its new sleek Next-Gen ME Tablet – the X1
- Backed by the unmatched support and service infrastructure spread over 4000+ cities, The X1 also loaded with a one touch service application on the tablet – HCL Touch
- Power Packed full HD with Unique amalgamation of style and technology
34 Handpicked pre loaded applications covering travel, jobs, entertainment, local search and communications and over 10000 applications on the ME App Store
Local applications for Indian consumers with exclusive offers loaded on the X1
Powered with ‘ME Connect’ enabling seamless data transfer from X1 to any computing device
New Delhi, 13th October, 2011
HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration and Distribution Company, unveiled its new ME Tablet, the X1 at a press conference held in the capital today. With over 35 years of leadership in research, development and an in-depth understanding of the industry, the company has introduced the X1 ME Tablet tailored to suit the needs of the Indian consumers. The ME Tablet also sports a trendy user interface that enables consumers to navigate the Android device smoothly and comes power packed with pre-loaded handpicked applications. The innovations incorporated in the new product stemmed out of the detailed market survey and resonates the pulse of the Indian consumer.
The X1 is competitively priced at Rs. 10,490 and also enables an exclusive access to the ME App store which has over 10000 applications capturing the latest and the best android apps in the world for the X1 users. Powered by the Android OS 2.3, the light and portable ME Tablet is packed with special local applications, enabling a converged solution for mobile computing and entertainment needs with 34+ ready to use applications. The X1 offers an 800X480 Pixel Capacitive Screen, Cortex A 8, 1Ghz processor with high performance and low power CPU. The tablet comes with a 2 MP Camera and 512 MB storage capacity with an internal memory of 4GB expandable to 32GB. The internet experience on the tablet is something to look forward to with the 7” screen along with Full High Definition 1080 pixel video support. It has a strong 3500 mAH battery and one of the only products in the market with an option of data connectivity through USB Dongles. Also there will be Flash Support through Adobe 10.3.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Harsh Chitale, CEO, HCL Infosystems, said, “We are excited to launch our new tablet ‘The X1’, specially designed to cater to the demands of the Indian customers. The X1 ME Tablet promises to bring great value by re defining on–the-go user experience with its innovative design, display and technology. Today’s consumer doesn’t just look for a product but a complete productivity and service ecosystem around it, which led us to innovations like creating powerful content and local applications which will be backed by our nationwide support service network and 24*7 one touch customer service”
“As a brand we are aligning ourselves with the consumer’s unmet desire to live the life he wishes for. We want our products to be one of the prime enablers to the life that our consumer aspires for and we are confident that with our expertise in the industry a device like The X1 will unleash innovative models of usage both in the B2B & B2C segments backed by customized applications.” Mr. Chitale added.
Putting a strong foot forward in the mobility space, the HCL ME X1 Tablet will be power-packed with Indian content and integrated back up service with HCL Touch, a 24X7 one touch service facility. X1 users will have the option to make use of the featured applications like booking discounted tickets on Cleartrip.com. Another application from Hungama offers discounted music downloads. Book lovers can avail of sizeable discounts on books through The Wink ebookstore application.
The X1 again is the only tablet to have a full blown PC Connect called “ME Connect” which facilitates transfer of content to the tablet from any another computing device. Naukri.com and LinkedIn are two other very useful pre bundled applications in the Tablet. With the 99 Acres application one can search for commercial and residential properties while the “Book My Show “application that helps user to book their favorite movies; Then there are applications to access a complete office suite, Fring video chat, Moneycontrol.com; ESPNCricinfo.com and Zomato local restaurant search.
HCL ME X1 Tablets will be available in stores in Delhi and across the country from 13th October 2011 onwards.