HP Inc. has launched a range of ‘Made for India’ Pro8 Tablets with a voice in line with the Government’s Digital India vision.
The Tablets are aimed at supporting financial inclusion, monitoring subsidy distribution through Aadhar authentication and delivering other benefits of government schemes. The device range has been specially designed for rugged Indian field conditions.
The 8-inch tablet will be available in various form factors, starting at INR 19374/- has a rugged, dust and water-resistant build, and features sunlight readable screen for outdoor usage, a battery that lasts for 15 hours, and support regional Indian languages for ease of use.
The range can also be offered under the Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) model. They will be supported on-site by HP’s extensive customer support network across the country, along with an optional three-years onsite warranty. In addition, the devices can come with preloaded apps to support various functionalities.
“The Government of India is undertaking a massive digital push towards India’s transformation. As a long-standing partner in India’s digital journey, we take this opportunity to provide solutions that can solve real life problems for citizens of India. With these Made for India devices, our aim is to offer efficient end-point solutions to enable various flagship schemes for direct benefit transfer, financial inclusion, and healthcare,” said Sumeer Chandra, MD, HP Inc. India.
In addition to governments and public sector, HP is also looking to serve the enterprise mobility market with the Pro8 range.
The highlight of the range is a host of customizable configurations that include – iris scanner and a fingerprint reader for Aadhar based authentication; magnetic stripe reader and a thermal printer for transaction management and; bar code reader for inventory management and tracking.