The HCL Leaptop Z29-Z2906 is an excellent choice if you want a low-budget corporate notebook with cutting edge features, measure for controlling power consumption and security system.
1>The laptop is powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5250, 1.50 GHz and also contains the high-performing 2 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz Font Side Bus (FSB) and the Intel 965GM Express Chipset
2> A 2-GB DDR2 533 MHz SDRAM, Upto 2-GB Maximum is also present with a 250-GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive
3> The laptop is designed with the 8X DVD Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer.
The 12.1-inch (30.7 cm) WXGA Widescreen View Perfect TFT display is the first thing about it that attracts attention. An Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X3100 graphics chipset with 254-MB shared video memory, DVMT 3.0 support makes for some excellent display. The 1280 x 800 pixels resolution is also perfectly adequate.
The HCL Leaptop Z29-Z2906 is equipped with the Intel Wireless/PRO 3945 WiFi 802.11a/b/g Wireless connection which provides superb connectivity. An Integrated 10/100/1000 Realtel RTL8100CL Fast Ethernet LAN and a 56Kbps V.92 Data/Fax Modem are also present. The Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR offers data transfer 3 times faster than normal.
The laptop has been designed with some adequate number of input and output ports for facilitating various usages. These ports and pins are as follows:
1> 4 USB v2.0 compliant 4-pin connectors
2> An ExpressCard 54mm
3> IEEE 1394 (FireWire) integrated port
4> An External display / video – VGA – 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
5> A S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port
6> A RJ-11 – modem/fax/tel line
7> A RJ-45 – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX
8> An in-built Microphone
9> A Headphone-out
10> A PCMCIA Type 2 Slot
Extra Hardware and Software Support
The HCL Leaptop Z29-Z2906 Laptop also has the operating system Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium edition preinstalled. Many essential software like the Microsoft Works 8.5, Nero Burner V.6 for Windows XP / Nero Burner V.7 for Vista, Leaptop Companion, , Power Director, Media Show Player, and full set of updated device drivers are present on a CDROM. The laptop also has the Antivirus software with a 12 Month validity period and free update option along with the Kensington Lock, option for System or User level system access, Built-in Biometric Fingerprint Reader etc for security purposes and option for disabling USB Port.
The HCL Leaptop Z29-Z2906 Laptop PC is also equpiied with an integrated 4-in-1 Media Card Reader which supports Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS), Secure Digital Card, and MS-PRO media cards and integrated 1.3 Megapixel resolution Webcam along with integrated microphone facilitating video chat.
The Leaptop is also eco-friendly and adheres to the RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directive.
The HCL Leaptop Z29-Z2906 Laptop is also fitted with a Li-Ion 6-cell 4800mAh 11.1V Standard Battery operating upto 3.5 hrs backup. It also has the Full feature ACPI power management supporting Stand-by, Suspend to Disk, and Suspend to RAM options for conserving power.