Olive intros India’s first Zipbooks, 7 new phones

Olive Telecommunication, a Haier partner, announced the introduction of India’s first 3G embedded netbooks – the company calls them “Zipbooks”.

Part of the new Olive Convergence brand, the Olive Zipbooks will be launched in two versions: EV-DO (using Tata Teleservices’ network) and HSPA (using BSNL’s network).

The netbooks come in four colors and feature: Intel Atom N270 processor, 1-GB DDR2 memory and 160GB HDD. Some newer models will ship with Windows 7.

Olive Zipbook 3G netbook India

Olive has also announced seven new handsets: 2 touchscreen phones (Olivepwrr and Olivetouch), two dual SIM phones (V-G400 and V-G500), two candybars (Olivecompacta and Oliveglide) and a QWERTY phone (Olivemsgr).

The folks over at CellPassion have twittered some details about Olive’s new products, including the fact that the Olive Zipbooks (with a 3.5G modem embedded) will retail for under 23,000 INR ($491) a piece.

Olive will also launch Android smartphones, and an AAA battery-powered handset in 2010. One of the Android devices (Olive V-W1) is rendered below, but there are no specs available.

Olive V-W1 Android phone

“Olive Convergence represents the spirit of breaking down barriers and un-complicating lives of the customers and users in this rapidly emerging wireless world. Olive Convergence is an idea that is powered by an aspiration of providing our customers with products that are not only on the threshold of new technology innovations but also aim at creating new benchmarks in affordability of mobile computing and communication products,” declared Arun Khanna, Chairman, Olive Telecommunication.

Via Press release

Author: Ilinca Nita

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  • anurag khillani

    Seems like a great product. Combining 3g into the netbook itself. Heard that the Olive x107h zipbook is retailing for about 22,500 rupees. That sounds like a good value for money proposition. Anyone know what is the website of Olive? Any review of the Olive x107h zipbook?

  • http://www.olive.me/zipbook saurav

    Even i was looking for a review of the Olive x107h zipbook. I agree with you that it seems to be a nice product as in the inbuilt in 3g. The only question is how good is TATA's connectivity. But otherwise the Olive Zipbook seems to be a really good product. Their website is http://www.olive.me/zipbook
    Hope that helps. Additionally if you are really interested in the product, you can call Olive at this number 1800 266 65483

  • http://www.olive.me/zipbook saurav

    Even i was looking for a review of the Olive x107h zipbook. I agree with you that it seems to be a nice product as in the inbuilt in 3g. The only question is how good is TATA's connectivity. But otherwise the Olive Zipbook seems to be a really good product. Their website is http://www.olive.me/zipbook
    Hope that helps. Additionally if you are really interested in the product, you can call Olive at this number 1800 266 65483