Panache, the exclusive brand of Vardhaman Technology Pvt Ltd, launches "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.
CE and ROHS certified Air PC is the World's smallest PC that can be carried anywhere and easily fit into a pocket. The fully functional Panache Air PC will revolutionize the way you work and play. The ultra-small, power efficient device 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, Mr. Amit Rambhia, Founder and Managing Director, Panache said," We at Panache are very excited to introduce this revolutionary gen-next PC with Windows 10 for Indian consumers. 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". Commenting on the product distribution and availability Mr. Rambhia further added "We have made an exclusive tie-up with HomeShop18 to sell the 16GB variant and the 32GB variant will be available in the market through our distributor chain".
Mr. Vineet Durani, Microsoft India, said, "Microsoft has been offering highly personalized computing experiences across different form factors to the consumers enabling them to achieve more, be more productive. 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 product can accomplish just about everything - multimedia entertainment, browsing or social networking and will appeal to everyone, not just gadget-lovers. Our deep engagement and partnership with Panache has enabled us to reach a larger number of customers in India who are looking at innovation and value".
Vardhaman Technology has also made a tie-up with globally recognized logistics firm for shipment of the product to their customers and also pick-up for any replacement requirements. 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.
Panache Air PC key specifications
- Processor: Intel Atom "Bay Trail" (Intel Z3735F 1.33GHz)
- Memory: 2GB DDR3 RAM
- Storage: 16GB/32GB eMMC
- HDMI Display Port
- Micro SD Card Slot
- 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 micro USB port, 1 micro USB port for power
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
- Pre-installed with Windows 10 Operating System
- F-Secure Antivirus (1 Year Subscription)