HCL Infosystems has partnered with ibibo Web Private Ltd for the pre installation of iBrowser on its tablet range.
iBrowser is one of the fastest growing mobile browser in India, which as per the company press release will give an amazing web experience to HCL Tablet users.
iBrowser comes from a strong portfolio of mobile products from Tencent – Asia’s largest internet company and world’s third largest. The HCL ME U1 and HCL ME Y2 android tablets are equipped with the iBrowser and now as part of the partnership it would be pre - installed on all future new tablet models from HCL in the future.
The speedy and compact iBrowser complements the HCL ME Tabs which has sleek user interfaces and is powered by the latest Android OS 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It would enhance the browsing experience by way of easy and secure access to websites, including email, community sites, search and news.
The HCL ME Y2 is a 3G enabled device with in-built SIM slot and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Y2 has full HD, Thinkfree Office Mobile, is equipped with a 2-mega pixel rear camera and a 0.3-mega pixel front camera which enables video chatting, 7-inch multi touch capacitive screen with a 1024*600 pixel display, runs smoothly on a powerful Cortex A9 1 Ghz processor and comes with a 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory.
HCL ME Y2 also has a mini USB, mini HDMI and a Micro SD card slot. It has a robust 4000 mAH battery to deliver long hours of high definition audio and video playback. The Y2 is enabled with bluetooth and also provides for wi-fi connectivity.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Gautam Advani, EVP & Head, Mobility, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, "The HCL ME U1 and Y2 have been very well received in the market and the demand continues to grow. The increasing requirement of on-the-go connectivity amongst Tablet users will further augment the demand for our Tabs. iBrowser will enable our consumers to explore the latest cutting-edge experience of accessing internet with a fast, secure and user friendly mobile browser."
Mr. Vikrant Khorana, Director Mobile and Business Head of iBrowser said, "With iBrowser, users will not even need to type addresses of popular websites as they are already embedded within the browser. In addition users will be able to surf websites at lightning speed and save on data cost with its advanced compression technology.
HCL is bringing an amazing tablet experience for Indian consumer and we believe that our offering will complement this experience and enhance the usability of the device. We look forward to building this partnership further and help deliver a better internet experience for Indian tablet users.”
Even as the iBrowser enhances the internet access on the HCL ME U1 and Y2, the users of the tablets can exclusively access the ME App store which has over 15000 applications capturing the latest and the best android apps. The HCL ME U1 is packed with High-performance Cortex A8 1GHz Processor, Multiple Connectivity options – USB port, Wifi and 3G USB Dongle and 7 inches 800x480 pixels Capacitive Touch Display.
The U1 comes along with a Front Camera and 512 MB RAM, with an internal memory of 4GB expandable to 32GB. HCL ME U1 also has a full USB, mini USB and a Micro SD card slot. It has a robust 3600 mAH battery and one of the only products in the market with an option of 3G data connectivity through USB Modem.