India's Most Affordable 14.1" Laptop - RDP ThinBook - Now Available for Customers
HYDERABAD, India, August 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Equipped With Genuine Windows 10 and Intel(R) Atom[TM] Processor, the Device Will
Offer a Power-packed, No-compromise Computing Experience at Attractive Prices
RDP, India's leading IT hardware and mobility manufacturing company; committed to
developing affordable computing solutions for entry-level consumers, today announced the
availability of the highly anticipated RDPÂ ThinBook ultra slim laptop for customers across
India at a press event. The ThinBook has the distinction of being India's most affordable
14.1" laptop in its segment.
The event was also marked by the presence ofÂ Mr.Â K. T. Rama Rao, Minister of
Information Technology, Government of Telangana, andÂ Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary -Â IT,
Electronics and Communications Department,Â Government of Telangana, who spoke about the
importance of affordable computing devices for consumers and the various initiatives to
catalyse technology uptake in the State. The Hon'ble IT Minister also presented the 14.1"
ThinBook to its first few owners from Telangana, who had pre-booked the revolutionary
device along with thousands of other Indians.
Developed in strategic association with ecosystem players Microsoft and Intel, the new
device aims to address the needs of entry-level consumers looking for an affordable yet
robust device. RDP's ThinBook is equipped with class-leading hardware and software, making
the device an efficient, no-compromise solution. The device comes packed with the latest
generation Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8300 Processor. The on-board high speed USB 3.0 allows
10X data transfer speeds vis-Ã -vis USB 2.0 offered on similarly-priced laptops. The
ThinBook runs on genuineÂ Windows 10 software, helping users become more productive with
the intuitive operating system. First time users will greatly benefit from Windows 10 as
it is the most secure Windows ever and comes with enhanced Windows Defender and Smart
Screen to help safeguard against viruses, malware and phishing. Windows 10 will also give
users access to a world of smart and premium features such as a digital assistant, Cortana,
and access to a growing selection of Microsoft certified apps and content on their
laptops through the Windows Store.
Showcasing its affordable solutions across form factors for different kinds of usage,
the company also displayed its Microsoft and Intel poweredÂ 8" Gravity Tablets, 10.1"
ThinBookÂ 2-in-1 Laptops,Â theÂ ThinBookÂ ConvertibleÂ and theÂ PlugPC.
Speaking on the availability of the RDP ThinBook,Â Mr. Vikram Redlapalli, Founder and
Managing Director, RDP Workstations Pvt. Ltd. said,Â "India is at the cusp of a digital
revolution and there is a huge demand for affordable yet trustworthy computing devices to
fuel this revolution further. At RDP, we believe that a lower price point at the cost of
performance will not be accepted by the end consumers. We are proud to make the ThinBook
available to consumers across India and are confident that the consumers will appreciate
the overall package that has been designed to deliver sturdy performance and good looks."
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager, Consumer
Channel Group, Microsoft India said, "MicrosoftÂ is committed to empowering every person
and organization on the planet to achieve more. We have been working closely with local
OEM partners to develop more affordable personal computing devices and assist uptake of
technology in the country. We have been making strategic investments towards expanding our
OEM partner ecosystem to augment availability of affordable devices across price points
and form factors, and our association with RDP for their new affordable ThinBook is a part
of our on-going strategy to further the Windows devices ecosystem in the country. We are
confident that ThinBook will introduce a much larger audience to Windows 10, helping them
get the latest and most powerful computing experience."
Speaking on the occasion,Â Anand Ramamoorthy, Director - Consumption Sales, Intel South
Asia said, "Intel India has been committed to collaborating with local device
manufacturers to deliver amazing personal computing experiences in the country. This is a
part of our on-going effort to digitize India, one person at a time. The new RDP ThinBook,
offered at an attractive price point and available nationwide, will contribute to this
story of digitizing the country."
About RDP Workstations Pvt. Ltd.Â Â
RDP is India's Leading IT hardware and mobility devices manufacturing company. It was
incorporated in 2012 with a mission to provide simplified, affordable computing and
mobility solutions, and has grown rapidly to establish a strong presence across India. The
company's sales and support personnel are spread across major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai,
Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi and Hyderabad. RDP's dealer network comprises of nearly 1000+
dealers pan-India and the company has set-up over 100 support centres across India to
offer simplified after sales support.