Indian consumer electronics company Micromax debuted in March 2000 on the IT software market, then, later, it started creating mobile handsets and in 2014, it became the tenth largest smartphone vendor in the world. Seeing how successful its smartphones are, Micromax has decided to try its luck on the laptop market and released two models: L1161 (11.6-inch) and LT666 (10.1-inch), which were well-received by the public.
Now, it’s offering a bigger model with a 15.6-inch screen, which runs on Windows 10 out-of-the box. The Alpha LI351 costs Rs.26,990 (around $400) and it can be purchased from Flipkart.
Before announcing the new Alpha series, in the previous month Micromax has unveiled the Ignite series Windows laptops. However, today we will talk about the Alpha LI351, which is the first laptop from this series and it has a 15.6-inch HD display supporting a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It weights 2.1kg and it includes dual speakers, an SD card slot, one HD webcam and one microphone jack. Its shell is made of plastic and it’s available in black color.
Inside, the Alpha LI35 houses a 1.6GHz Intel Core i3-5005U processor, which is backed by an Intel HD Graphics 5500 and 6GB RAM. It has a hard disk drive with a capacity of 500GB, but users are able to add a SD card and expand it up to 1TB. It’s powered by a 4 cell battery with a maximum usage of up to 4.7 hours, and when it comes to connectivity features, the Alpha LI35 supports WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 port, HDMI Port, one RJ45.
The laptop comes preinstalled with the latest Windows 10, 64 bit, which means that users will give voice commands to Cortana – the intelligent digital assistant, surf the web using Microsoft Edge browser, work with virtual desktops etc.
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