Tata Teleservices and Acer have teamed up to launch the Aspire One – AOD 260 embedded netbook in India.The netbook comes Tata Indicom Photon Plus embedded inside which allows internet access uptp 3.1 Mbps.
Acer AOD260 Aspire One Features
- 10.1″ screen with LED back-lit and 16:9 aspect ratio
- Intel Atom N450 CPU
- 1.3 megapixel camera
- 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- 160 GB HDD 5400 RPM
- six-cell battery with eight hours of life
- Windows 7 Starter preloaded
- three USB Ports, Bluetooth connectivity and in-built wireless capability
“Partnering with Acer India enables us to provide customers with a compelling proposition—that of accessing the Internet at blazing speeds on the Photon Plus platform, making for a new and invigorating computing experience on the feature rich Aspire One,” Mr Lloyd Mathias, President, Corporate Monitoring Group, Tata Teleservices Limited, said. “The Acer Netbook will herald a new era in versatile computing, and is in keeping with TTSL’s endeavor to provide affordable and ubiquitously accessible high-speed Internet access to its customers. We are confident that the partnership will bring to the Indian market an innovative solution that offers a world-class computing experience and ubiquitous broadband connectivity,” he added.
“Speaking at the event Mr. S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India opined, “Ever since the launch of netbooks in India, the market has been displaying tremendous growth for mobile computing devices. Acer, known to break new ground in launching fresh technology, has yet again brought a consumer friendly netbook AspireOne D260 which provides embedded broadband connectivity at ease. With this launch, we will be in a position to adapt to the ever changing needs of our consumers. Acer’s embedded broadband netbook with a multitude of attendant benefits like longer battery-life, convenience, tighter integration, security and lower TCO will surely be a great welcome in the marketplace. This smooth and slender lightweight netbook is a great solution for Internet mobility.”
The Acer Aspire One is priced at Rs 17,999 excluding taxes and will be available in Delhi and Mumbai initially.