Kochi: UK-based Kloudpad Mobility Research is gearing up for an additional investment of Rs. 15 crore to set up a state-of-the-art facility in Kochi to manufacture Intel-powered affordable Kloudpad 3G Tablet phone, which will be launched in India on November 12, 2014.
Kloudpad Mobility Research, a subsidiary of UK-based Kloudpad, started its operations in the city through the Emerging Kerala Investor Meet hosted by the Kerala Government in 2012 to attract investments to the State.
The tablet, priced at Rs. 11,999, will be launched at CeBIT, the Indian edition of world’s largest IT and ICT event to be held at Bangalore on November 12-14. The tablet phone is a fully featured enterprise grade Tablet PC with all features of an Android smart phone. The 7 inch phablet has the latest high performance Intel Clovertrail 1.2 Ghz Atom Dual Core processor that has set benchmark standards in multitasking application delivery.
In a statement, Aromal Jayaraj, Co-founder & MD of KloudPaD said, “We are partnering with PAYTM, one of the biggest ecommerce portals in India, to launch the tablet across the country and make it available nationwide as a retail product.”
“We have already invested close to Rs. five crore for the current product line in ensuring quality manufacturing partnerships with Intel and content players like Pearson Smart School. The tablet is one of our major flagship products and we want to set up a facility to manufacture it in Kochi. We are scouting for land near KINFRA and along Seaport-Airport road for the facility. Currently, the tablets are made at the company’s production facility in Shenzhen, China.”
Abbishek Jayaraj, CEO of KloudPad said, “The tablet also comes with preloaded SmartSchool application that offers interactive CBSE and ICSE approved study content for KG to plus two students.”
Intel India President, Kumud Srinivasan will launch the tablet at the Intel pavilion in CeBIT. Kloudpad is the only tablet PCs that use Intel processors and is the brand advantage partner of Intel for tablet PCs in India. The company has a full-fledged research and development centre at Startup Village, Kochi.
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