Tata Teleservices Limited, the country’s youngest and fastest-growing pan-India dual-technology telecom services provider, and Acer India today announced the launch of a Next-Generation Netbook—the Aspire One AOD 260.Embedded with Tata Photon Plus, Aspire One will offer high-speed Internet access for connectivity on the go, at broadband speeds. The Netbook is packed with powerful features and performance capabilities, to boost productivity and enhance the mobile computing experience.
Tata Teleservices Limited also announced a strategic alliance with Acer India, wherein the new device—Aspire One—would be made available at all TTSL retail outlets in Mumbai and Delhi, in the first phase of launch. This is the first time, ever, that Acer India has inked a strategic alliance with TTSL to offer a high-end Netbook with advanced features and an embedded Photon Plus device, which will offer access speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps.
Designed for all-day mobility and connectivity, the Acer Aspire One AOD 260 Netbook will leverage the capabilities of HSIA technology on TTSL’s CDMA network and provide users with broadband connectivity, enabling them to access advanced data applications and services on the move. The Netbook sports a 10.1? screen with LED back-lit and 16:9 aspect ratio, Intel Atom N450 CPU, a 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, amid many other features.
“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.”