HCL Infosystems recently announced MiLeap Laptops – fully functional, portable range of laptops with a starting price tag of Rs 13,990. MiLeap X is claimed to be the world’s cheapest ultra-portable laptop. The series is available at all HCL retail outlets and distribution centers.
The MiLeap is available in two series, MiLeap X and MiLeap Y, at a starting price of Rs 13,990 and Rs 29,990 respectively. The X series would have both flash-based and disk-based storage options, with a Linux-based operating system. The most expensive model of the series would be available at Rs 16,990. The Y series (from Rs 29,990-39,990) would have multiple navigational features such as touch screen, thumboard, stylus, keyboard and touch buttons, with Windows Vista Home as the operating system.
Both the models have network ports, are Wi-Fi ready, have an option for a data card and are available with GUI-enabled, user friendly Linux operating system. These laptops are manufactured from HCL Infosystems’ plants in Pondicherry and Uttarakhand.
MiLeap X Ultra Portable Laptop Configuration
Intel Celeron M Processor @ 900 MHz, Linux Operating System, Intel 915GMS Chipset, 512MB DDR2, 7″ (17.7 cm) Wide (800×480) TFT LCD, 2 In-built Speakers, 2 GB Solid State Storage Drive, DC-IN, Headphone, Mic-in, Built-in Mic, RJ-45, SD Card Slot, LAN Port, WiFi b/g, 2xUSB 2.0 ports, 6 Cell with 4 Hrs Idle Condition, 1.44 Kg.
MiLeap Y Ultra Portable Laptop Configuration
Intel Processor A110 @ 800 MHz, Free DOS, Intel 945GU Express Chipset, 1x1GB DDR2, 7″ (17.7 cm) Wide (1024×600) LED Back Light w/z Touch Screen Panel, Swivel screen, Integrated Web Camera (1.3 MP) , 2 Integrated Speakers, 80GB Hard Disk Drive, VGA Out, DC-IN, Headphone, Mic-in, Built-in Mic, RJ-45, SD Card Slot, Lan Port, 2xUSB 2.0, On-Screen Launch Buttons, WiFi, RJ-45, BlueTooth, Stylus Pen, 3 Cells with 3 hrs Idle Condition, Weight 980 gms.