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India introduces first locally designed and produced ultrabook

IT company Wipro Infotech Tuesday unveiled what it claimed to be India’s first and slimmest ultrabook for the domestic market spanning enterprise and retail segments.

Powered by the second generation Intel core i5 processors and 11.6-inch light emitting diode (LED) high definition (HD) display, the 14-inch e.go Aero Ultrabook is a mobile computing device designed, developed and manufactured to suit every Indian customer’s need.

“The e.go is a high-tech product for the progressive Indian on the move. We recognise that there is an increasing need for a light-weight, powerful yet affordable laptops, Wipro Systems and Technology business head Ashok Tripathy” –  told reporters.

Weighing 1.7 kg and packed with 4 gigabyte (GB) and 500GB hard disk, the notebook has  three ranges – Aero Alpha, Aero Book and Aero Ultra –  priced between USD 800 and USD 1,000 for different configurations. The portable notebook is pre-loaded with Windows 7 and MS Office Starter and boasts of an isolation keyboard and a touch pad.

“The product is a result of cooperation between Intel and Wipro on Ultrabook devices, incorporating revolutionary technologies such as rapid start, smart response and smart connect to enable an always connected state” – Intel South Asia managing director for sales Debjani Ghosh said at the product preview.

As an efficient, optimal and light notebook, Aero Alpha notebook is designed for everyday workloads, while Aero Book is for those who value style and substance and Aero Ultra is ideal for those wanting to be always connected and have mobility on the go.