InFocus has launched a budget notebook, dubbed InFocus Buddy notebook at a price tag of Rs. 14,999 and that is exclusive to Snapdeal going on sale right away. Powered by Windows 10, the device comes with basic hardware innards packed into a sturdy chassis at a low price. The notebook will be available in gold and silver models.
You get a Windows 10 notebook at an aggressive price. The device is manufactured by Foxconn so you’d expect better build quality compared to similarly priced offerings in the market. Coming to the specifications, the Buddy notebook has a 13.3-inch HD display, is 18mm thick, and weighs in at 1.6 kilograms. Inside we get a 2.6GHz Intel Celeron processor based on the latest Braswell platform coupled with 2GB DDR3L RAM. Internal storage is limited to a 32GB eMMC and can be expanded using a 256GB SSD as well. The system also includes a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The notebook features a single HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports. While the capacity of the battery has not been revealed, InFocus claims that the laptop will last for eight hours while viewing HD video.
Speaking about the launch, Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives, Snapdeal, said, “We are excited to exclusively launch the power-packed InFocus Buddy Notebook, strengthening our rich assortment of close to 1000 products in the laptop category. We are confident that it will be well received by our customers who are looking to upgrade to a sleek notebook experience at an affordable price.”
Commenting on the launch, the InFocus India team said, “With InFocus Buddy Notebook, we want everyone to be able to get the experience of a full-fledged notebook for just INR 14, 999, which is still seen as a preserve of high-end laptops. InFocus Buddy is our endeavor to cater to the core needs of youth — Internet browsing, multimedia and portability. The laptop delivers high performance, superior build quality of Foxconn, and a high design quotient while being low on budget.”