This week, HP Inc. rolled out a “Made for India” series of Pro8 tablets that might keep an eye on subsidy allocation via Aadhaar verification and give other advantages associated to government offers.
“These devices are completely constructed for India. Ideal for outdoor circumstances, the tablets sports 15 Hours of battery life for field employees and are water and dust resistant. The 4G-enabled tablets with sturdy battery guarantee connectivity even in distant areas,” Managing Director of HP Inc. India, Sumeer Chandra, claimed to the media in an interview.
Beginning with a price tag of Rs 19,374, the Pro8 tablet series back local languages, as per the industry sources. The Pro8 tablet series includes an 8-inch device, paired with customizable features that will permit the delivery of services, comprising beneficial schemes and financial inclusion. The firm claims that the tablet is targeted at guaranteeing well-organized delivery of subsidized food items below the PDS (Public Distribution System), complete monitoring of different healthcare schemes, and various other flagship programs operated by the state and central governments.
“We have won a couple of huge deals from state governments for giving thousands of such gadgets. These devices are not just being traded only as tablets but as ‘end to end’ solutions. We will offer the tablets and allow associates bring their solutions and software into it,” Chandra claimed to the media.
The tablet can hold pre-loaded apps to back different services. It was developed by Digital India Unit of HP with particular inputs from private and public sector users. The features comprise iris and fingerprint scanner for Aadhaar-based verification, sunlight readable display for exterior usage, bar code scanner for inventory organization, and magnetic-strip reader and thermal printer for financial payments.
The tablet sports Quad Core Processor, Android Marshmallow, 16 GB in-built storage (expandable up to 64 GB) with 2 GB RAM, and 6,000 mAh high capacity battery. “As a long standing associate in digital journey of the country, we take this chance to offer solutions that can crack issues related to real life,” Chandra further added to his statement while addressing the media.