HCL launches new tablet range in MEA
Dubai, January 14, 2013
HCL Infosystems, a leading India-based ICT systems and hardware company, has launched a new range of tablet computers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).
HCL has launched three new ME tablets, namely U2, V1 and Y3. The IT firm has tied up with Axiom Telecom, a leading telecom solutions provider, as its service partner for the region.
Srinath Nagarajan, business head-MEA, Mobility Business Unit, HCL Infosystems MEA, said: “We are very excited to launch our new range of ME tablets in the region. The launch comes as part of our commitment to offer the best in technology and continue our innovation and leadership in the value category of tablets in the region.”
“This region has a highly competitive tablet market with the demand for innovative technologies growing at a rapid pace. We have made huge investments in research to develop innovations that would enable us to deliver devices to a larger customer base, making technology more accessible.
“Understanding the need to cater to individual preferences of our customers and resonating the brand message - Change Begins with ME, we wish to meet and exceed their expectations in technology by delivering an amazing user experience,” he added.
The ME tablets have been innovated to offer various unique and specialised features. The U2 Tab offers a fast processor and Google Play, the V1 Tab has a facility for 2G calling and the Y3 Tab has 3G calling facility and a Dual Sim.
The U2 has an integrated HDMI connectivity port, which connects the tablet to external display devices for gaming, video playback or emails. It has a powerful CPU, being powered by a 1 GHz Cortex A9 CPU which enables U2 to deliver high performance with low power consumption. The Tab has an integrated front camera for video chat.
The HCL ME V1 tablet has a sleek and slim Metal ID, combining fashion and sturdiness in an elegant form. It has a built-in voice calling, having the integrated phone functions of voice calling and integrated SIM slots.
The new ME Y3 tablet has a built in 3G high speed connectivity (HSUPA) through which one can surf the net, stream videos and play online games. The Y3 tab supports dual card SIM function, and both can be used for data or voice.
The new ME Tablets will be available across leading retailers across the various countries in Middle East and Africa.
Some of the exclusive distributors for ME Tablets in the region include CGC (Consolidated Gulf Corporation) in Qatar; BDL Gulf and BDL Saudi in UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. – TradeArabia News Service
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