On the sidelines of the CES 2020, Indian e-commerce large Flipkart has made an announcement that it is going to be including laptops too, beneath its ‘MarQ by Flipkart’ label. Its first laptop computer is named the Falkon Aerbook, which is designed to be skinny and light-weight and is powered by Intel’s eighth era CPUs. The laptop computer shall be completely accessible by way of Flipkart for a beginning value of Rs. 39,990, from January 17.
The Falkon Aerbook is a skinny and light-weight laptop computer, measuring 16.5mm in thickness and weighs round 1.26kg. It boasts of a 13.3-inch, full-HD IPS show and is powered by Intel’s eighth era Core-i5 CPU. It additionally has 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. Flipkart additionally says that the laptop computer has a devoted SSD slot for increasing the storage (as much as 1TB). The trackpad additionally helps multi-touch gestures. The Falkon Aerbook additionally has a 37Whr battery, which guarantees as much as a 5-hour battery life. Flipkart additionally says it can provide door-step guarantee with help for greater than 10,000 pin code protection.
Flipkart states that it is introducing the Falkon Aerbook after analysing thousands and thousands of buyer evaluations on its platform and learning the market, the place it has seen a requirement for inexpensive, smooth form-factor laptops. It additionally collaborated with Intel and Microsoft to have the ability to get such a laptop computer, at this value. According to Flipkart, the thin-and-light laptop computer section is anticipated to develop from 18 p.c to 65 p.c within the subsequent two years.
Commenting on the launch, Adarsh Menon, Senior Vice President —Private Brands, Electronics and Furniture, Flipkart, mentioned, “Our private brand portfolio aims at creating and designing products that help customers full-fill aspirations without having to worry about budget constraints.”
“The ‘Falkon Aerbook’ provides best-in-class features, creates a strong value proposition for our customers, and brings on-the-go computing within everyone’s reach. With the help of Intel and Microsoft’s expertise, we have developed a laptop that offers superior performance, designed to meet the needs of Indian consumers,” he added.