How about a new laptop at Rs 8,000. Is it possible in India? Yeah ofcourse possible. UbiSurfer netbook laptops which are launched on April 29, 2010 are priced at Rs 7,999 (around 179 dollars) and would be the cheapest netbooks available in India.
UbiSurfer Netbook has a 7 inch TFT wide screen display with included Windows CE 6.0 operating system and Softmaker Office Suite. The new UbiSurfer Netbook boots up in ten seconds and provides you with desktop familiarity. This laptops are provided by Datawind, a leading provider of wireless web access products and it offers free internet in UK.
Softmaker Office Suite lets you run Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, frontpage and MS outlook directly without any need of format conversions. Windows CE operating system is a different operating system and are specifically designed for minimalistic computers and embedded system. With UbiSurfer Netbook you get the freedom of browsing the internet without worrying of your internet connectivity.
UbiSurfer provides you with 30 hours of free internet usage per month for the first year. UbiSurfer Netbook comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, provision for LAN and embed wireless data modem with SIM. The laptop offers 1 GB SSD (solid state disk) data storage and 50 GB online storage. The RAM included is 128 MB. Now if you want to extent the hard disk you can plugin your external hard disk. Also included is a SD card reader, dual speaker and stereo sound earphone jack. For browsing you can use the preloaded Datawind web browser and you can download other browsers too.
This laptops weights 700 grams and comes with a rubber type matt finish which resists fingerprints and scratches. The 7 inch display screen provides you with a resolution of 800 by 480 pixel. The battery backup of this laptop is four hours.
We could expect lot more sales of UbiSurfer Netbook as it has created a buzz in India with its launch on April 29, 2010 in Mumbai.