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IITians who produced a $15,000 laptop bag for Shark Tank India S2 made $75 lakh

Primebook, an Android laptop brand made in India, unveiled Primebook 4G, the first laptop of its kind, to students in Season 2 of Shark Tank India. The idea seems to be inspired by Google’s affordable Chromebook laptop. It focuses on low-intensity tasks aimed at learners and students who don’t use it for gaming, design, or video editing. Pitcher introduced the Android laptop Primebook and shared how their product differs from others. They claimed that he could cut the cost of education for students with a laptop by 85%. After attracting interest from 4 out of 5 sharks.

PrimeBook received individual offers from Amangupta, Vinyta Singh, Peyushvansar and Anupam. The brand has secured an investment of Rs 7.5 crore with a 3% stake from Peyush Bansal and Aman Gupta. Founded by IIT Delhi alumni Aman Verma and Chitranshu Mahant in 2018, the brand has since partnered with NGOs, schools and EdTech companies to facilitate a smooth transition to hybrid and e-learning. As the name suggests, the Primebook 4G is integrated with 4G wireless SIM connectivity and PrimeOS, the brand’s own Android 11-based operating system.

According to the company, the operating system is specifically designed for learners and allows users to access millions of his Android apps from the Prime Store. Powered by a MediaTek Kompanio 500 processor, the Primebook 4G is said to offer fast performance and an immersive learning experience. Android laptops also integrate with mobile device management (MDM), which parents can use to control usage. Also, with the help of MDM, you can access history and timeline for safe browsing. Primebook weighs only 1.2 kg and is easy to carry.

Additionally, PrimeOS is paired with his 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage expandable up to 200GB. It claims an 11.6-inch display, a 2-megapixel Full HD camera for video calls, and more than 10 hours of battery life on a full charge. The laptop costs £15,000 and is currently available in one variant.




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