HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling company & market leader in desktop computers, today announced its foray into the mobile computing space with the launch of India’s first segment specific range of notebooks brand – ‘HCL Leaptops’- more than just laptops.
Exhilarated over the company’s foray into the mobile computing market, Mr. George Paul, Executive Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “Today, HCL has emerged as a brand of choice, among enterprise & home users, in desktop computers. We have led the desktop PC segment ahead of multinational companies for the fifth year consecutively.”
“The Notebook market in India is poised for growth and our strategy to foray into the mobile computing market is dictated by the voice of our customers demanding mobility, making it easier for them to work and live in new and flexible ways.” added Mr. Paul.
“We aim to repeat the same success as in desktop PC and hope to receive even better response from customers to our segment specific range of HCL notebook offerings” said Mr. Paul ”
HCL Notebooks come with award winning HCL’s Best Assured Services that give customers several convenient options of service anywhere in India. These options include real time tele-support for prompt resolution of soft issues, qualified technical online support through instant messaging and email, built-in online access to ‘easy to use’, self – help guides / user manuals & with ‘return to bench’ offering to ‘HCL Service Points’ manned by skilled, well-trained support engineers for home & SOHO users.
For Enterprise users, onsite support is available at 300 locations across the country with the facility of stand by unit support at metros for the traveling professional.
HCL Leaptops come with a comprehensive insurance coverage from theft, accidental damage, breakage and liquid spill, ensuring complete peace of mind to its users.
HCL, a clear leader in the enterprise, government and consumer space is all poised to meet the growing mobile computing needs of its customers. Leveraging its inherent strengths of pan-India sales & service infrastructure, HCL’s launch of solution centric offerings addresses the application requirement of different segments of customers.
Starting from Rs. 27,490/-, HCL is offering a very wide range of Leaptops including multimedia, ruggedised, ultra thin and light notebooks with Intel & AMD platforms. HCL has pioneered the concept of financing consumer PCs through various tie-ups and has now made its notebooks available on easy to avail finance options with EMI starting at Rs 699/- per month.
The new range of HCL Notebooks are designed as per the requirements of various target groups such as Architects, Engineers, Doctors, Info-kiosks (for Jewelers, Opticians, Banks), Women, Defence etc.
Explaining the personalized attributes of the new range of notebooks, Mr. Rajan Rahi, National Marketing Manager, Consumer PC, HCL Infosystems said “There will be something for everyone like for instance the notebook for student has a special carry bag, which is designed to fit their daily routine and support their usage pattern. Similarly security features like data encryption, biometric authentication, two-factor authentication and anti-theft lock are introduced for the executives in the Govt, Corporate, IT & ITES and PSU sectors. For the knowledge worker HCL has launched India’s first multimedia notebook powered by Microsoft Media Centre and for aspiring women executives / homemakers a sleek ultra thin and light laptop.”
HCL is also the first brand in India to launch a Notebook powered by Windows Starter Edition.
HCL also unveiled ruggedised notebooks, which confirm to MIL – STD 801F and are designed for computing in extreme conditions like -15 degree C to +65 degree C, rain, snow, extreme vibration etc. These offer great value to defence personnel in army, navy and air force, construction sites, personnel working in oil rigs.
The notebook market has already witnessed exponential growth for the last two years and is estimated to grow at more than 50% year on year.
HCL has become the first company to go for mass volume manufacturing of notebooks in India at its state-of-the art ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 certified manufacturing plants. This will help HCL meet the unique requirement of various customer segments at India and also have efficient logistic and supply chain.
”We will focus on the fast growing segment of mobile computing and target professionals, from all the business sector and semi-urban markets, which are witnessing faster growth in laptop consumption,” concluded Mr. Paul.
HCL has also created its range of Notebooks with a host of accessory options, in order to generate extended usage models and enhance the experience of mobile computing. Each accessory is designed to delight customers.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It has partnerships with some leading global player like Intel, AMD, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia, Apple and Zee among others.
HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 300+ locations and two ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. With a mission to provide world-class information technology solutions and services to enable its customers to serve their customers better, HCL Infosystems is forever setting new standards of IT in the country. For more information please visit www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of US $2.9 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start ups. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of technology and telecom products. The HCL team comprises of 32,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 15 countries including 300 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information please visit us at www.hcl.in