As we reach the end of this month, more laptops come to the forefront. Recently we saw Acer’s Timeline series launch, the Xbox 360 laptop, OLPC notebooks and more. The latest to join this laptop winter celebration is HCL. The company recently got the wraps off two new laptops for its ME series namely the HCL ME 06 and the HCL ME 45.
The HCL ME 06 is a 3G enabled netbook while the ME 45 multi touch is a gesture touchpad enabled notebook. The novel ME 06 has been tailored to suit the needs of today’s youth and also support the business executives’ lifestyles. The netbook is incorporated with 3G capabilities and essays effortless computing thanks to support for seamless connectivity and also speedier access to the internet. Besides, it’s expected to hit stores in some exciting festival colors like red, blue and black.
In addition to this, HCL also unveiled ME 45 notebook that is armed with a multi touch gesture touchpad. This should enable users to take advantage of expanding, shrinking and rotating pictures by simple finger movements. The notebook also includes distinct ME features like the Split Me that allows sharing of data irrespective of the file size, Lock Me that curbs data theft from the system, Secure Me used to lock any installed application and Encrypt Me that allows users to encrypt their data without any hassles.
Equipped with an Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 533MHz, other features of the 06 netbook include 1GB DDR2 533 RAM expandable upto 2GB, 160GB HDD, 10.1” LCD panel with LED backlit, built-in camera and Bluetooth, 3 USB ports, 3 in 1 card reader and upto 5 hours of battery back-up. It will also support the Win XP Home/ Win 7 Starter OS. Additional attributes of the ME 45 include support of C2D, Pentium and Celeron CPUs, memory expandability upto 4GB, 320GB HDD, 15.6”LCD screen with LED display, battery back up of upto 2 hrs 30 min, 1.3MP camera and Bluetooth, support for MS Vista Business and Win 7 Professional OS and more.
While the HCL ME 06 netbook hits stores for Rs. 19,990, the HCL ME 45 notebook is available for Rs. 39,990. Along with these products, HCL also announced the commencement of its special festival campaign namely the ‘Winter Carnival’. This limited period festival offer will allow consumers to get an assured gift which is a Yuvraj Singh autographed Reebok Track suit worth Rs 5999. Furthermore on the purchase of a HCL ME 38 series laptop, users will also be eligible to receive a Nokia 3500c mobile phone worth Rs. 6289.