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Saturday, February 24, 2007

Zinox rolls out 6,700 Pcs with low consumption

Top of the brand in PC local assemblers in Nigeria, Zinox Technologies, has concluded plans to roll out 6,700 of its latest in stock, Zinox Power PC into the market.

Chairman of the company, Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh, disclosed this to correspondent and said that the roll-out would be in honour of the outgoing Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as he is expected to hand-over government on May 27 this year.
According to Dr. Ekeh who spoke at the unveiling of Zinox Power PC in Lagos, Obasanjo’s administration has been very Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-friendly, both to the stakeholders and citizenry at large.
“It is the greatest thing to have happened to this country and send off for our digital President Obasanjo,” Dr. Ekeh declared.
He noted that it was during his tenure that the likes of Microsoft and Intel entered the nation’s market fully.
He stressed that Zinox Power PC was berthed due to a tripartite partnership between Zinox Technologies, Microsoft and Intel.
Zinox chairman also said that the PC would be sold at cost not upto N50,000, about ($390.472) and urged Nigerians especially schools to take the advantage of crashing prices of PCs in the country to equip their homes and offices.
He also said that it is a high quality PC that was discounted based on partnership Zinox had with Microsoft and Intel Corporation.
“Zinox Power PC was designed and manufactured in association with Intel and certified by Microsoft,” he said.
Dr. Ekeh who was accompanied by the chief executive of Computerise Nigeria Project (CNP), Mrs. Vivian Abii, described Zinox Power PC as a sleek and elegant personal computer with full features any Pc could boast of, emphasizing that a team of engineers from Intel supervised the production, hence it has Intel’s seal of authority and guaranty.
He explained that the PC runs on Intel Mobile processor 1.2 Gega Hertz (GHz), 256 Mega bytes of Random Access Memory (RAM), 40 Hard Disk Drive (HDD), fax modem, compact disc (CD ROM x 56) and international keyboard and mouse.
In addition, he said, Zinox Power PC has Microsoft Window XP Starter edition pre-installed and runs on optimal power consumption, faster bus and in-build anti-shock device.
“It comes standard with unparalleled 12 months comprehensive no-story warranty by Zinox and Intel,” he said.

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