Monday, August 01, 2005

HCL launches affordable PC for India

Buying a branded computer for your child is no longer a costly affair. HCL has launched "PC for India" worth Rs. 9,990 (plus taxes). The latest gift for for India by the leading brand in electroni goods segment was unvieled by the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dayanidhi Maran. The PC has a one GHz processor, 128 MB RAM, 40 GB hard disk, 15-inch digital colour monitor, 52X optical drive, keyboard and scroll mouse. The Linux-based PC will "support applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and web browsing, e-mail clients and audio video playback. It will come bundled with multi-lingual fonts such as Tamil. HCL's PC for India range is designed for each Indian who wants to harness the power of computing right from a first time home user in small towns to SOHO (Small Office Home Office) users.