Lenovo Plans to Manufacture Laptops in India

Lenovo Plans to Manufacture Laptops in India

Chinese electronics goods maker Lenovo Monday said it considers India as a potential centre for manufacturing laptops.

“At Pondicherry plant, where we are already manufacturing desktops, has the capacity and flexibility to manufacture laptops (notebooks). The company will have to take a call when to do it,” Dinesh Nair, director, consumer business,Lenovo India said.

He said that Lenovo, which already started manufacturing at its Chennai plant, is committed to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, which is evident from the visit of the company’s CEO and Chairman Yang Yuanqing in 2015 for a meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Lenovo, which is already the third largest vendor of PCs in India in terms of market share, has redesigned its entire range of portfolio targeting the youth and the business segments and keeping the price at competitive levels, he told reporters in Kolkata on Monday.

Nair said that manufacturing laptops in India would give more flexibility as at least two months were needed to ship products from China.

Currently, the entire range of laptops are being shipped from China, he said.

In terms of revenue contribution, the laptops segment was contributing to 85 percent to 88 percent of overall PC sales, the rest being desktops, Nair said.

On market growth of PCs, he said that it remained flat in the last quarter.

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Asus Launches New ROG Laptops With Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs in India

Asus Launches New ROG Laptops With Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs in India


  • The Asus ROG Strix GL502VS is priced at Rs. 1,81,990
  • The Asus ROG G752VS is priced at Rs. 2,47,990
  • Both the laptops come with the new NVidia 10-series graphics card

After launching the Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA, the company has now introduced two new Republic of Gamers (ROG) laptops in India. Expanding its lineup, the new ROG Strix GL502VS and ROG G752VS are powered by Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-series graphics card. The laptops will be available across all online and offline leading retail outfits at a starting price of Rs. 1,81,990 and Rs. 2,47,990 respectively.

As mentioned, the big highlight of the two laptops are the VR-ready Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards, and they includes Nvidia G-Sync technology as well.

The ROG Strix GL502VS comes with the GeForce GTX 1070 GPU, a 15-inch display with 178-degree viewing angle, and weighs approximately 2.3kg. It offers up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, and is designed in a way to maximise cooling efficiency. In addition, there is also the company’s in-built GameFirst III technology to ensure lag-free gaming, and an interface that lets users choose between four preset package priority modes (Optimization, Game, Media Streaming, and File Sharing).

Asus also launched the comparatively cheaper ROG G752VS. This laptop is powered by a sixth-generation Intel Core i7 processor paired with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card and up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM. The unlocked processor comes along with an overclocking toolkit, allowing users to overclock the system to speeds of up to 4.0GHz. Additionally, it has a backlit anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover. The ROG G752VS comes in Armor Titanium, and Plasma Copper colour variants.

Asus launched its new lineup ROG gaming laptops in India in April this year. At that time, the company launched four laptops and two desktops to flag off the ROG series. In July, Asus even launched the ROG GX700 at a whopping price of Rs. 4,12,990. The premium gaming laptop comes with a detachable ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System cooling module that has dual 92mm radiators the company says are capable of dissipating over 500W of heat. It is even bundled with ROG-themed suitcase to lug around.

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computer systems, Laptops nonetheless famous Mode Of having access to net: TCS

Desktops, Laptops Still Popular Mode Of Accessing Internet: TCS

New Delhi: while phone income grow at a double-digit tempo within the usa, computers and laptopsnonetheless remain the most popular mode of getting access to internet by means of young adults, a survey through Tata Consultancy offerings (TCS) confirmed.

according to the TCS GenZ Survey, computers, domestic desktops and laptops are the most popularmode of having access to the net (forty four in keeping with cent), intently accompanied by usingsmartphones (43 per cent). however, phone remains the most coveted digital gadget (eighty three in line with cent) amongst teens within the country.

era has converted young India. The gadgets considered as luxuries earlier have swiftly emerge asnecessities making an impact on each their pupil and personal lives. The survey became undertaken to get a pulse of the virtual conduct of faculty college students from magnificence 8-12,” the survey said.

approximately 26 in line with cent respondents said they spend at least an hour on-line every day, at the same time as 27 in line with cent stated they respond to notifications within five mins of receiving them.

facebook leads the vanguard in phrases of usage (86 consistent with cent) followed by Google+ (sixty five consistent with cent). The survey discovered that boys are extra lively on-line and on social networking websites in comparison to the women.

some other forty nine in keeping with cent stated their online activities are monitored through dad and mom and forty eight consistent with cent respondents said their dad and mom have access to their on line bills.

The teens are also moving far from organised gaining knowledge of environment, closer to the webgaining knowledge of space indicating the popularity that do-it-your self (DIY) and collaborative gaining knowledge of is gaining.

about 21 per cent respondents stated they used video chat to analyze a new interest, followed throughfaculty assignments (20.five per cent) and academic tutorials (15 per cent).

now not exceptionally, WhatsApp became rated because the maximum popular instant messaging platform (71 in line with cent), distantly accompanied through SMS (12 in keeping with cent).

but, face to face communique is still the maximum preferred way of communication with pals (forty percent) compared to cellphone calls and social media, the survey pointed.

A majority of the young adults (87 consistent with cent) said they keep on-line with digital devices (57 in keeping with cent) being the maximum popular purchase, observed with the aid of books (50 according to cent) and garments (37 according to cent).

for their dose of news, era Z prefers tv and newspapers (seventy nine per cent) observed throughhyperlinks from buddies/own family on facebook (38 according to cent) and on-line resources (34 percent).
story first posted on: June 12, 2016 18:32 (IST)

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analyzing on drugs, Laptops may exchange the way you suspect: examine

Reading on Tablets, Laptops May Change the Way You Think: Studypill and computer customers, take notice! the use of virtual platforms for studying may additionallyalternate the manner you suspect, making you greater willing to focus on concrete details rather thandeciphering statistics greater abstractly, a new examine has discovered.

The findings function any other aa003e33992aa1e42449a037e2560bf2 to how digital media may beaffecting our chance of the use of summary concept, researchers said.

Scientists from Dartmouth university in the US tested the fundamental querymight processing the equalinformation on a digital versus non-virtual platform have an effect on “construal ranges” thefundamental level of concreteness as opposed to abstractness that people use in perceiving anddeciphering behaviours, events and different informational stimuli.

for you to have a look at the fundamental question of whether processing the same statistics on one platform or the alternative could trigger a one-of-a-kind baseline “interpretive lens” or attitude that couldaffect construals of facts, researchers tried to preserve as many factors as viable regular between thedigital and non-virtual structures.

analyzing cloth and different content for the examine, as an example, was posted using the equal printlength and format in each the virtual and non-digital (print) versions.

The studies turned into comprised of 4 studies that evaluated how data processing is suffering fromevery platform. a complete of more than 300 individuals, a long time 20 to 24 years vintage, took part in the studies.

contributors were requested to examine a brief tale by way of on either a bodily printout (non-virtual) or in a PDF on a laptop pc (digital), and were then asked to take a pop-quiz, paper-and-pencil comprehensioncheck.

For the summary questions, on average, contributors the usage of the non-virtual platform scored betteron inference questions with 66 percentage accurate, compared to those the usage of the digital platform, who had forty eight percentage accurate, researchers said.

at the concrete questions, members the usage of the virtual platform scored better with 73 percentageaccurate, as compared to the ones the usage of the non-digital platform, who had 58 percentagecorrect, they stated.

members had been then instructed to read a desk of facts about four, fictitious jap automobile fashionson both a computer pc display screen or paper print-out, and have been then asked to pick which carversion is advanced.

As many as 66 percentage of the participants the use of the non-virtual platform (published substances)pronounced the best answer, compared to forty three percentage of these the usage of the virtualplatform, researchers stated.

Triggering a more summary mindset prior to an facts processing venture on a virtual platform regarded tohelp facilitate a better performance on obligations that require abstract questioning, they stated.

for the reason that psychologists have shown that construal levels can hugely effect results which includes 6ba8f6984f70c7ac4038c462a50eeca3 and goal pursuit, it is critical to recognise the functionthat digitisation of data is probably having in this important element of cognition,” said Geoff Kaufman from Dartmouth college.

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Samsung Notebook 9 High-End Windows 10 Laptops Go on Sale

Samsung Notebook 9 High-End Windows 10  Laptops Go on Sale

Samsung has begun selling the Notebook 9 laptops lineup that it had unveiled in January this year. TheWindows 10 laptops, which are available in four different configurations, start at $999.99 (roughly Rs. 67,000) and go all the way up to $1,499.99 (roughly Rs. 100,500).

The South Korean technology conglomerate unveiled the Notebook 9 in a press conference ahead of the CES 2016 trade show. The Notebook 9 series offers top-of-the-line specifications, the newest generation of Intel processor, and 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch display sizes to choose from.

The Notebook 9 NP900X3L-K06US featuring 13.3-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display and 6th-generation ‘Skylake’ Intel Core i5 SoC, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD is priced at $999.99. The Notebook 9 NP900X5L-K02US featuring a 15-inch full-HD LED display, Intel 6th-gen Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and up to 12 hours of battery life is available at $1199.99 (roughly Rs. 80,400).

If the aforementioned two models aren’t cutting it for you, you can opt to their higher, more powerful counterpart. The Notebook 9 Spin ‘NP940X3L-K01US’, for instance, offers a 13.3-inch QHD+ (3200×1800 pixels) display, Intel 6th-gen Core i7 processor, Intel HD Graphics 520, 8GB of RAM, and is priced at $1,299.99 (roughly Rs. 87,000). The model, in addition, also offers a 360-degree rotating dual-hinge display and ultra-thin and light design.


The top-end Notebook 9 Pro NP940Z5L-X01US, which features a 15.6-inch UHD display (3840×2160 pixels), 6th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M GPU, and 256GB SSD, is available at $1,499.99. All the aforementioned models in the Notebook 9 series run Windows 10 Home.

The Notebook 9 laptops are available in select regions through Amazon.com, Samsung’s official store, and B&H. The lineup is currently not listed on any Indian e-commerce website, suggesting at a later availability.

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Dell Launches New Range of Latitude Laptops in India

Dell Launches New Range of Latitude Laptops in India

Dell on Wednesday took the wraps off its range of Windows 10 Pro-running Latitude laptops and 2-in-1 devices in India starting from Rs. 44,999. While the highlight of the launch event were the Dell Latitude 13 (7370) Ultrabook and the Latitude 12 (7270) detachable notebook, the company also showcased its revamped Latitude 3000 and Latitude 5000 series.

The Dell Latitude 13 (7370) 7000 Series Ultrabook (seen above), the company claims, is the world’s smallest 13-inch business class Ultrabook and is mainly for on-the-go users. The USP of the laptop is its 13.3-inch Infinity Edge display, which we first saw with the company’s XPS line of laptops. It will be available in full-HD resolution non-touch and QHD+ resolution Touch display variants.

Besides the ultrathin display, the laptop’s outer shell is built using 40ton carbon fiber making it durable. Some of the connectivity features carried by the Latitude 13 7370 include USB Type-C ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, Micro-USB 3.0 with support for Thunderbolt 3, 4G LTE support, microSD card reader, and Micr-SIM card slot. As for the security, users get a smartcard reader, fingerprint reader, and RFID reader, apart from security and encryption software.

The laptop can be customised with up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM, sixth generation Intel Core m7, and up to 512GB SED SSD storage. Also included is a HD video webcam. The Latitude 13 (7370) will be available starting April and will come with a starting price of Rs. 79,999.

dell_latitude_12_7275_7000_series_ndtv.jpgThe Dell Latitude 12 (7275) 7000 Series 2-in-1 (seen above) is claimed by Dell as the lightest 12.5-inch 2-in-1 device. Since the device sports a 2-in-1 design, it uses a magnetic latch to lock both the keyboard and the tablet together instead of using latches and alignment pins. It comes with two keyboard options. While the Dell Latitude 12 Slim Keyboard is a full-size backlit keyboard, the Dell Latitude 12 Premium keyboard is lightweight, has backlit functionality and additionally includes mouse cursor control along with a gesture touchpad.

The Latitude 12 (7275)’s 12.5-inch display comes in full-HD touch and UHD Touch variants and are 8mm thin with Corning Gorilla Glass NBT protection. It features a magnesium unibody build. It also comes in Intel Core m3, Core m5, and Core m7 processor options and can take up to 8GB of RAM. Also featured are an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It will be hitting the shelves this month starting at Rs. 87,999.

dell_latitude_11_7275_5000_series_ndtv.jpgDell says the Latitude 11 (5175) 5000 series (seen above) is already up for grabs starting at Rs. 59,999. The 2-in-1 device features 10.8-inch full-HD touch display with corning Gorilla Glass protection. It can be customised with sixth Generation Intel Core m3 or Core m5 processors and with up to 8GB of LPDDR3 SDRAM. The Latitude 11 5175 device can take up to 512GB SSD SATA storage, features 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. As for connectivity, the device sports a USB 3.0 port, Type-A Micro-USB 3.0, Micro-HDMI, SD memory card reader, and SIM card slot. In the wireless connectivity department, the device houses Wi-Fi, Miracast, NFC, 4G LTE support, and Bluetooth v4.1.

The company at the event also put on display its Latitude E5570, Latitude E5470, and Latitude E3470 laptops and notebooks among others. Two monitors namely Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor UP2716D and the Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K UP2715K were also showcased. All the laptops are compatible with Dell Dock (seen below) and Dell Thunderbolt Dock accessories. Dell says its ProSupport Plus support service also covers the aforementioned Latitude range of laptops.

dell_dock_front_black_ndtv.jpg“The Latitude brand has created a niche for itself among the business users by delivering seamless technology experiences. We are very excited to be launching the new Latitude range for the Indian market. Latitude devices bring together an amalgamation of mobility, increased productivity and a unique element of style, while also complying with the security and manageability requirements of an organization. Dell peered into the varied requirements of all sorts of users, from a multitude of work environments, so we could understand and address the unique and changing computing needs of business users. The new Latitude range highlights the evolution the brand has undergone, focusing not just on performance but also on design and user appeal,” said Indrajit Belgundi, Director & General Manager, Client Solutions Group, Dell India.

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