HP launches ultra-mobile Elitebook 2170p

HP EliteBook 2170pHP has introduced a new business laptop in India, called the HP Elitebook 2170p, with a starting price of Rs. 69,000.

Supposedly HP’s smallest (11.6-inch display) and lightest (1.31kg) Elitebook, the Elitebook 2170p delivers 8 hours of battery life, ideal for professionals on the move.

The HP Elitebook 2170p boasts of enterprise-level connectivity, management and security features, as well as rugged, durability features, such as HP FitTight battery lock, HP DisplaySafe frame, and HP DuraCase.

Other features include laser-precision indicators to keep a track of the notebook’s status, and HP Power Assistant to help conserve battery life. An optional backlit keyboard, and fingerprint scanner will also be available.

The HP Elitebook 2170p will be available with ultra-low voltage Intel Ivy Bridge processors, in Core i3, i5, and i7 variants. Storage configurations range from 500GB HDDs to 256GB SSDs. No discrete graphics options will be available, and users will have to rely on Intel’s integrated Unified Memory Architecture (UMA) graphics solution, however, users can customize their laptops with up to 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM.

The Elitebook 2170p’s 11.6-inch LED-backlit anti-glare display bears a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The laptop also features a 720p HD webcam.

Speaking on the launch, Vinay Awasthi, Senior Director, Product Category, Printing and Personal Systems, HP India, said:

“The new Elitebook 2170p is designed for mobile business professionals, offering a host of features that make this the ideal choice for professionals on-the-move. With innovative, reliable hardware designs and predictive software technologies, this notebook will make it easier for customers to keep their businesses running securely and efficiently”.

Specifications (base version)
Manufacturer     HP
Model name     EliteBook 2170p
CPU type     Intel Core 3rd Generation (2012)
Graphics     Intel HD 4000
OS         Windows 7
Display Size
11.6″ 1366 X 768
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
RAM         16384 MB
Flash         256 GB
Hard Disk     750 GB
Keyboard     YES
Mouse Pointer     YES
Battery capacity 48 (Wh)
Weight         1310gm / 46.2 oz.
Size (w/h/d mm)     292/192/27 mm
Size (w/h/d inches)     11.5/7.6/1.1

Physical Interfaces
Display Port
Ethernet 10/100/1000
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SDHC Card Slot
USB3.0 (x2)

Wireless Interfaces
802.11 a/b/g/n
BT 4.0
3G option

Additional Specs and Accessories
AC Adaptor
Backlit Keyboard
Matt (Non Glossy) Screen
Multitouch Touchpad
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Stereo speakers
WebCam 1.3Mp

Acer Travelmate TM P243 notebook

Acer Travelmate TM P243 notebookAcer India has announced the launch of its new notebook range under the TravelMate series – the Acer TM P243. The notebook, which offers a 25,000-cycle recharge, is priced less than Rs 36,000.

Targeted at the SMB and SOHO segment, the TM P243 has enhanced multitasking capabilities and is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core i processor with Turbo Boost Technology. The notebook has a 14″ high-definition LED backlit display with 16:9 aspect ratio consumes less energy and saves more than 30% of power in comparison to the tradition display.

Acer has packed the TM P243 with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics card, HDMI port and USB 3.0 port that enables quick charging of mobile devices via USB even when powered off. The notebook is embedded with Wi-Fi CERTIFIED connection and Gigabit Ethernet for wireless connectivity. The laptop also comes with features like Bluetooth 4.0+HS to ensure fast internet connectivity.

Acer’s SignalUp wireless technology guarantees strong wireless pick up, even at the outer limits of available access points. The laptop’s dual antenna design ensures multi-fold faster performance compared to the traditional uni-polar antennae. This makes sure that the wireless connection remains strong even at the farthest end of an access point’s range.

The notebook is EPEAT Gold compliant, which means that it maintains the most stringent energy standard for greater energy saving and longer battery life. The TM P243 also conforms to the guidelines set by Europe’s RoHS and contributes to better the global environment.

Acer TM P243 comes with the Acer FineTouch keyboard for accurate and comfortable typing experience to boost productivity. The keyboard is also spill-resistant and features a water drainage design which ensures that accidental spills seep through the notebook without damaging any of the internal components. The multi-gesture touchpad supports quick browsing and enables superior control.

Featuring Acer’s unique suite of security and manageability solutions, the TM P243 ensures data protection through its Acer ProShield Security and eRecovery Manager. The TravelMate P243 comes with an option of Acer Office Manager (AOM), a manageability solution which allows SMB to deploy security policies, monitor IT assets, and schedule maintenance tasks in one simple manageability package.

Acer Ultrabooks Aspire S3

Acer Aspire S3Acer launched a new range of laptops, equipped with the latest processors for full computing and digital creation capability. Priced between Rs.47,000 and Rs.52,000, ‘Ultrabooks’ are smaller, lighter and more power-efficient than traditional laptops.

“Our Aspire S3 Ultrabook features the latest Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors for full computing and digital creation capability…We will continue to focus on our strengths to bring in innovative technologies that would enable consumers to experience technology and derive multiple benefits,” Acer India Managing Director W. S. Mukund told journalists.

Aspire S3 has a sleek aluminium uni-body design and weighs just 1.4 kg. Its basic model comes with 4GB RAM and 240GB, while upper versions have higher capacity hard disk. It has ‘Instant On’ feature that allows laptop to boot from ‘sleep’ mode in 1.5 seconds and boot from ‘deep sleep’ in six seconds.

Acer’s new range of laptops will be made available in retail chain Croma from October 15.

The Aspire S3 features the latest 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors for full computing and digital creation capability, and a choice of 240 GB SSD or 320/500 GB HDD with embedded SSD7 for ultra-fast access and ample media and data storage. Packing professionally-tuned Dolby® Home Theater® v4, the Aspire S3 delivers vibrant, cinema-style surround sound and enhanced dialogue quality for optimum listening experiences. Standard HDMI® output is also included for connecting the Aspire S3 to popular HD peripheral devices for high-def digital/video playback and extension. Furthermore, users can quickly and easily share data or download photos from their digital cameras using the 2-in-1 card reader that supports SD™ Cards and MultiMediaCard™.

On-the-go users can keep in touch with friends and colleagues with high-clarity video conferences thanks to the integrated Acer Crystal Eye 1.3 megapixel camera and microphone — with superior Wi-Fi® connections guaranteed by Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ technology.8 Wireless convenience is enhanced by the addition of latest-generation Bluetooth® 4.0+HSR technology with lower power consumption.

Samsung N100 Netbook With Dual Core Intel Atom N435 Processor

Samsung n100 netbookSamsung has introduced N100 netbook is based on the dual core Intel Atom N435 processor running at 1.33 GHz.

The netbook comes encased in an ultra-durable scratch-resistant Duracase casing and features a 10.1″ LED display (1024×600 pixel) with a matte surface designed to enhance viewing even in broad daylight. It comes with integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics.

Samsung N100 weighs just 1.03 kg and has 1 GB DDR3 memory. Internal storage comes in the form of a 250GB hard-disk drive which spins at 5400rpm and removable storage option is a 4-in-1 card reader that supports SD, SDHC, SDXC and MMC.

Samsung N100 does not have a Wi-Fi transceiver, but it comes with an RJ45 port for wired network connection. Additional ports include microphone-in, two USB ports and a port for headphones.

The netbook runs on the MeeGo operating system, however, users have the option to switch to Windows 7 operating system. The N100 is powered by a 3 cell (40 W) battery.

Samsung N100 Netbook is priced at Rs 12,290.

Samsung N100 Specifications

  • 10.1  inch WSVGA,Anti-reflective Display
  • 1024×600 pixels screen resolution
  • 1.33 GHz Intel ATOM N435 Processor
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM
  • 250 GB Hard Disk Drive
  • Intel GMA 3150 Graphics
  • 4-in-1 Memory Card Reader
  • USB 2.0, RJ45(LAN), Headphone-out, Mic-in
  • 3 Cell Li-Ion battery
  • Weight: 1.03 kg