Panache, the exclusive brand of Vardhaman Technology Pvt Ltd, launched “Air PC”, a compact and affordable PC-on-stick device that can convert any LED, LCD or a Projector into a fully functional PC using the HDMI port.
With this launch, Air PC becomes the first pocket PC in the world to launch with Microsoft Windows 10 operating system installed in it. Priced at Rs 9,999 (16GB) and 10,999 (32GB) the device comes with a one year replacement warranty claimed the press release.
CE and ROHS certified Air PC is just 10cm (4inch) long, yet packs the power and reliability of a normal PC.
“Air PC” is powered by the Intel Atom “Bay Trail” (Intel Z3735F 1.33GHz) quad-core processor along with 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB/32GB in-built memory expandable upto 128GB via a microSD card. It has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity, a microUSB & USB 2.0 port for connecting additional peripherals and a micro USB port for power. The Air PC comes with a pre-installed Microsoft Windows 10 and its well protected with one year free subscription of “F-Secure” Internet Security.
Commenting on the launch, Amit Rambhia, Founder and Managing Director, Panache, said, “Air PC is ideal for people who love to be mobile, as it empowers them with the flexibility to set up their own personal computer as and when they need it.”
Rambhia further informed that they have entered into an exclusive tie-up with HomeShop18 to sell the 16GB variant, and the 32GB variant will be available in the market through their distributor chain.
Vineet Durani, Microsoft India, said, “This innovation has been brought forth to the new concept of PC-on-a-Stick as well and we are excited to drive affordability in this segment. The Panache Air PC allows any device with a HDMI-sporting display to have an access to the premium Windows 10 computing experience.”
The company has also increased its distributor base across India and has signed up distributors in cities of Mumbai, Pune & Delhi and roped in distributors for the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh & Kerala.