Technology company Hewlett Packard (HP) Thursday entered the tablet
market in India, launching HP ElitePad, designed for businesses and
"The tablet replaces primary computing devices and
provides an eco-system which addresses the requirements of the
enterprise," Sunish Raghavan, head, commercial PC category, printing and
personal systems group, HP India, told reporters here.
thin, lightweight tablet with Windows 8 also comes with the optional
smart jackets, which add connectivity options and an additional battery
for longer runtime.
The price of the tablet starts at Rs.43,500.
said the tablet with enterprise-grade features fulfilled the needs of
mobility and productivity while ensuring security. It offered a solution
to the problems faced by enterprises with their employees carrying
multiple devices, compromising data security. It encompassed all
features of a notebook and if the device is lost, one can remotely trace
it and erase the data.
The battery supports the tablet for eight
hours but with expanded battery it can be used for 19 hours. The other
features of the 0.63 kg and 9.2 mm thin tablet include 10.1 inch
diagonal display and e-printing.