HCL Infosystems Ltd has launched its latest 3G enabled tablet -HCL ME Y2. This third generation tablet from HCL is a trendy and stylish device, based on the latest OS and designed specially to suit the needs of the Indian consumers.
It contains the latest Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. Priced at Rs.14,999, the HCL ME Y2 features a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP front camera for video conferencing. It incorporates a 7-inch multi-touch capacitive screen with a 1024×600 display. It also sports a 1GHz Cortex A9 processor complemented by 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory, along with a memory card slot that can add another 32 GB. HCL ME Y2 also has a mini USB, mini HDMI and a Micro SD card slot. The battery is rated at a capacity of 4000mAH, which HCL claims will deliver extended runtimes even with high definition video playback.The Y2 is enabled with bluetooth and also provides for wi-fi connectivity.
Commenting on this launch, Mr. Gautam Advani, EVP & Head, Mobility, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “The HCL ME Y2 is yet another value product from our company. This third generation tablet delivers enhanced experiences to our customers through advanced connectivity and innovative features. With the growth in tablet market and increasing adoption, on-the-go connectivity has become vital and the ME Y2 promises seamless connectivity with great user interface. The Y2 is yet another innovation from HCL and we expect it to meet the growing demand of our diverse customers to meet their specific use cases on the tablet.”
The HCL ME Y2 comes preloaded with various applications and special offers to suit the requirements of the Indian consumer. The Hungama Application comes with a special offer for HCL ME Y2 customers – free three months subscription to download and play unlimited music, videos and ringtones. Bigflix again offers unlimited streaming of movies for a month for just Rs. 1.
With its ThinkFree Office Mobile tool, users can easily create, view, edit or share MS Office docs. Other applications on this tablet include LinkedIn, Twitter, 3D Digital Weather Clock, Games, Sweet’ N ‘Spicy (huge collection of Indian Foods and Recipe), iBrowser (makes downloading and browsing on the tablet easy and smooth), ICS Browser (to view multiple open pages at once), Bollywood Hungama and Saavn (to listen to Bollywood and Indian music). Besides these pre-loaded apps, the HCL ME Y2 also has an exclusive access to the ME App store which has over 15000 applications capturing the latest and the best android apps in the world for the tablet users. The HCL ME Y2 will be supported by an integrated back up service – HCL Touch, a 24X7 one touch service facility.