NEW DELHI, February 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —
- Coconics is a unique public-private Laptop and Server manufacturing company from the State of Kerala
- Launched three laptop models aimed at Government, Enterprise and Educational institutions
Coconics, a recently launched unique public-private Laptop and Server manufacturing company, today unveiled its first range of laptops. The range includes three models. The laptop range is aimed at Government, Enterprise and Educational institutions and will be customized to cater to the varied requirements across sectors.
The three laptop models introduced by Coconics include CC11B, CC11A and C314A. CC11B is an 11 inch tablet cum notebook, with a sleek body, metallic casing and trendy look. This model is easy to carry around and specifically designed for frequent travelers. CC11A is an 11 inch lightweight laptop, designed specifically for the student’s community. C314A is a drop and water resistant, 14 inches laptop specifically designed for businesses. All the laptop models have a long battery back-up of 8 hours.
Coconics is India’s newest local OEM (original equipment manufacturer)/ODM (original design manufacturer), incubated by UST Global, Keltron, KSIDC and Acceleron labs (an Intel India Maker Lab accelerated startup) backed by Government of Kerala, through its business-friendly industrial policy. The company is formed with the guidance and support of Intel to manufacture IT products in India.
Coconics expects its products to be available for distribution by Q2 2019. The laptops will be priced competitively.
Shri. M Sivasankar IAS, Secretary IT, Chairman (EC), KSITM, said, “Our vision of Coconics is to create a vibrant hardware manufacturing ecosystem in the state of Kerala. This includes collaboration between the innovative start-up companies, and small and medium IT enterprises both in the Government and Private sector. This manufacturing ecosystem would over a period of time cater to the needs of Kerala, our country, and also to the global demand by producing hardware products of remarkable quality.”
Alexander Varghese, Chief Administrative Officer & Country Head, UST Global, said, “We are excited about Coconics, India’s latest OEM/ODM, built in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India‘ initiative. With the larger vision of creating a hardware ecosystem in the State of Kerala, we intend to leverage our relationship with Intel to take this venture to the next level. We aim to utilize the unique partnership model with the government and the strong ESDM partners already available in the state to bring in more manufacturing to the country.”
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Here are the laptop models and its specifications:
Model Specifications Products Highlights CC11B - Intel Celeron N3350 - Yoga - Tab cum Notebook - 11" FHD IPS Display - Touch Screen - 4GB DDR4 - Sleek - 64GB eMMC - Metallic Casing - Windows 10 - Trendy - Type C - Long Battery Back-up (up to 8 hrs) - Designed for frequent travelers CC11A - Intel Celeron N4000 - Slim - 11" HD Display - Lightweight - 2GB DDR3 - Trendy - 64GB eMMC - Long Battery back-up (up to 8 hours) - Windows 10 - Designed for students C314A - Intel i3 7I00U - 14" HD Display - Rigged Model (drop resistant) - 4GB DDR3 - Water/spill resistant - 500 GB HDD - Commanding performance - Windows 10 - Designed for businesses
The Coconics story is that of a unique partnership, innovative thinking and of entering a product segment very few in India have found a way into. India’s latest OEM/ODM company is a public-private technology partnership backed by the Government of Kerala and its business friendly industrial policy. The four constituents (UST Global, KELTRON, KSIDC, Acceleron) of this Joint Venture company got together with the guidance and support of Intel to manufacture IT products in India under the Make in India initiative.
Coconics’ state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Monvila on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram has a capacity to manufacture 250,000 laptops in 2019. With a phased localization plan already in place, Coconics will focus on leveraging the Indian ESDM ecosystem to localize critical BOM including the motherboard, battery, adaptors and packaging. This will be in addition to local assembly and testing for its product range. The initial range of products from Coconics is aimed at Government, Enterprise and Education markets with features customized to the Indian users.