Computers are getting cheap, really cheap. Zenith, the second largest PC maker in India has come out with Windows based (either Vista starter or XP home edition) Laptops for as low as Rs. 14,999/-. These will undoubtedly the lowest Windows based laptop in India, if not world. These cheap yet trendy laptops will are names Zenith Ecostyle. Windows based Desktops are also prices very attractively at Rs. 11,999/-
India is a country that desperately needs affordable computing, and Zenith has taken the step in right direction. Cutting the costs of PCs to bare minimum and counting on Volume growth. If you consider Purchasing power parity, cost of computers in India is quite high currently compared to most of the nations globally.
These low cost computers will not only help increase the penetration of home computers, but also help boost the broadband usage in India which really dismal.
Zenith EcoStyle is ideal for the youth, with its aesthetically designed, state-of-the-art trendy features and the host of content available on it. The laptop is Net enabled, and comes preloaded with the Microsoft productivity suite: an Operating System (Windows XP Home Edition), Microsoft Works (includes Word Processor, spreadsheets and PPT viewer), and Microsoft Windows Live Suite (Includes Email Client, Messenger and Family Safety from Windows Live OneCare).
The EcoStyle PC will give the customer an option of choosing Windows Vista Starter or Microsoft Windows XP Home. The portability of the PC makes it convenient for professionals to carry it whenever they need to – it weighs just 2.2 kg and has dimensions of 185mm x 250 mm x 70 mm. The desktop will also come preloaded with the Microsoft productivity suite. Bringing together ease of use and professional performance, the EcoStyle PC is ideal for small office or home offices owners.
In addition to the portability and the relevant content, both the computers have an added advantage of reduced power consumption due to a smaller screen size. One an average, they consume 30 percent less power. [source]
If you do not have a home computer, its time to buy it this festive season!